Computer Scientist and Visual Artist Jaron Lanier’s TED Talk

A philosopher for the digital generation on the urgent changes we must make online

One of the brightest minds in computer science, Jaron Lanier‘s titles and accomplishments are many. Whether you primarily consider him the founder of virtual reality, a visual artist, an author or philosopher, his ideas and their execution have long been revolutionary. Lanier took the stage in Vancouver for this year’s TED—and his talk, very much in the raw but sharp and poignant style of TED …

Wuu Reminds Us That Sharing Love is Better Than Getting Likes

The latest social messaging app comes from a place of good not greed

Though just released in the App Store, Wuu has been in a high-demand, closed beta for months. Invited users could invite their friends and that pass along quickly pushed the app to the 2,000 person limit imposed on pre-release iOS apps. This is great for working through the kinks of creating a new app, but to us, it’s a good sign for the future of …

Yonder

Outdoors-focused app offers a community and content sharing platform for nature lovers

Going into the outdoors is about getting away from it all, but it’s also fun to share your experiences. (We’re not too proud to admit we’ve hoofed the last few steps to a snow-capped summit in anticipation of a blockbuster Instagram post.) For those seeking adventure in the outdoors, and aren’t afraid to share it, there’s Yonder; a recently redesigned app built for fostering community …