What Letter Should We Add to STEM?

Oct 08, 2014 | 12-part series Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg, Sam Price-Waldman, Nadine Ajaka At this year's Aspen Ideas Festival, we asked a group of academics within some of America's top universities to debate how STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) could be benefitted by another letter....

California, the Arts and the Creative Economy

John M. Eger  For the state that is home to Silicon Valley and high tech invention, to Hollywood and the single largest export in the world: theatrical films, it has always been a mystery why so few dollars were spent on the arts. In fact, the...

18 Apps Every Creative And Artist Type Should Download Right Now

The Huffington Post  | By Katherine Brooks Mobile devices like iPads and Androids have transformed the way we experience boredom. No longer is a wayward commuter forced to play Snake or Tetris, occupying themselves in a hardly satisfying, and utterly pixelated virtual reality....

Kickstarter Campaign – CodeSpells: Express Yourself With Magic

Become the most powerful wizard the world has ever seen by crafting magical spells in code. When we were young, wizards like Gandalf and Dumbledore struck a chord in our minds. We spent hours pretending to be wizards and casting epic imaginary spells. Now, we want...

VOTE for us before Sept. 5! STEAM session at SXSWedu

. - See more at: http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/37466#sthash.Z9MpCPvj.dpuf Saura Naderi lit up the TEDxSanDiego stage wearing an illuminated sign that spelled out her name. She proceeded to dazzle us with her efforts to instill inner-city girls with a joy for engineering by "packaging the hard stuff with fun...