At Medium I have had the distinct opportunity to work with a great team to elevate the art direction and design of the internal publications Backchannel, Bright, and The Development Set.
I get to revisit and collaborate with illustrators and photographers to create substantial and powerful imagery for each story.
Following are links to each story I art directed and designed.
Amazon’s Alexa & The Vaudeville of Things
Step right up! Amazon’s Alexa is a stupendous novelty act that can play thousands of songs, guess your weight, and conjure a pizza from thin air!
The Hills Are Dead — Without the Sound of Internet Access
A new report about Western Mass’s fiber fiasco sheds light on the national failure to provide high-speed digital access to rural America
Can a Dress Shirt Be Racist?
A startup finds that asking for certain data improves the fit of its clothes — and lands the company in a cultural minefield.
Congratulations, We’re Moving Your Department to Tennessee
As unicorn startups send customer service gigs to the hinterland, is Silicon Valley exporting its prosperity, or just dead-end jobs?
The Human Jigsaw
Augmented reality is letting surgeons cut out and replace body parts like puzzle pieces
The New Media is Made of Memes
After months watching Snapchat’s irresistible Discover stories, I am everything but informed
You Didn’t Notice It, But Google Fiber Just Began the Golden Age of High Speed Internet Access
Its “dark fiber” project in Huntsville creates a model that might finally thrust US Internet access into the 21st Century
War Stories: My Journey From Blindness to Building a Fully Conversational User Interface
Apps are a nightmare for the visually impaired. So when I started losing my sight, I decided to fix that.
When Comcast’s Business As Usual Turns Out to Limit Minority Access
What happens when a plutocrat’s “rational” decisions wind up affecting minority areas? Take a look at Hartford.
At Harvey Mudd College, the Ratio of Women in Computer Science Increased from 10% to 40% in 5 Years
Here’s how we did it.
I’ve Had a Cyberstalker Since I Was 12
After 14 years I finally reported him. In the eyes of the law, my biggest mistake was not fearing him more.
Lyft vs. Taxi Thunderdome
Drivers from opposite sides of the tracks duel over who’s less evil: the taxis or the ride-hailing companies?
The Hacking of Hollywood
In a town where everyone has been pwned, or soon will be, there’s no such thing as false paranoia. Which brings us to Oliver Stone and his upcoming Snowden biopic.
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