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Karen Baker

Karen Baker

Karen is a design strategist in Brooklyn, NY and currently works with @FeastOnGood to create human impact in social innovation. http://about.me/karenebaker Twitter: @karenebaker

Work august 30, 2012

Forget Rooftop Gardens, China Now Has Rooftop Offices

Four villas sit atop a mall's landscaped, living roof in Zhuzhou, China.

Technology august 30, 2012

10 Stories From The Web To Know About Today

Obama holds an AMA on Reddit, a documentary on the urban food movement, iPhone4s recycling from Apple and a 3,000 pound, fire-breathing scorpion at Burnging Man... A run-down of the latest news from across the Internet.

Work august 29, 2012

What Is The Future Of 'Power' In Politics?

CNN commissioned artists to promote a conversation with voters around critical election issues.

Technology august 29, 2012

10 Stories From The Web To Know About Today

Apple's Genius Training Manual leak, Bill Murray's papercraft socks, will.i.am's song broadcast on Mars, and Zynga's perpetually falling stocks...a run down of the latest news from across the Internet.

Mobile august 27, 2012

PSFK Picks: Top Five Apps Of The Week

A roundup of the latest, most fascinating apps we’ve learned about this past week.

Mobile august 25, 2012

PSFK Picks: Top Five Apps Of The Week

A roundup of the latest, most fascinating apps we’ve learned about this past week.

Cities august 24, 2012

Global Lecture Series Turns To Kickstarter To Create Archive [Headlines]

Founder and designer Tina Roth Eisenberg orchestrates monthly breakfast conversations in 34 cities across the world - at no cost. Now she's asking for support to digitize talks and bring them to creatives everywhere.

Advertising august 24, 2012

1 in 5 U.S. Adults Sports A Tattoo, CDC Finds [Headlines]

A study by the Center for Disease Control finds that tattoos are more common than ever, with 21% of American adults donning one.

Home august 24, 2012

David Byrne Creates Movable Typographic Bike Racks In Brooklyn

The singer and artist puts a creative twist on a utilitarian structure.

Syndicated august 24, 2012

Rise In US Home Sales Has Economists Optimistic [Headlines]

Cheaper mortgage rates and improved job market 'unleash pent-up demand' as economists think the crisis may be easing.

Technology august 24, 2012

PayPal Partners With Discover To Offer In-Store Payment At 7 Million US Stores [Headlines]

Partnering with the major credit card provider lets the payment service roll out in-store payments with a branded credit card starting sometime next year.

Arts & Culture august 24, 2012

Bicycle Wheel Turns Graph Paper Drawings Into Animated GIFs

Artist Alma Alloro spends hours creating meticulous analog drawings only to convert them into seconds-long GIFs.

Advertising august 24, 2012

Microsoft's Bing Integrates Quora Into Search Results [Headlines]

The search engine pushes on in its competition against Google, adding more social data.

Technology august 24, 2012

YouTube Will Let Mobile Users Skip Ads [Headlines]

The site brings 'TrueView' ads to its mobile version, looking at new ways to deliver ads on mobile where people are less likely to have the patience for them.

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