How An Online Community Is Slowing Down The Pace Of The Internet [Need to Know]
Jonathan Harris created a space on the web for long-form storytelling and sharing that has become a thoughtful, digital archive of experience.
Originally published in PSFK’s Need To Know Magazine Volume 1.
Jonathan Harris makes projects that reimagine how humans relate to technology and to each other. His latest project Cowbird is an online community focused on a deeper, longer-lasting, more personal kind of storytelling, with the long-term goal of building a public library of human experience to be shared with future generations. He explains the story of Cowbird to PSFK:
My past projects like We Feel Fine, I Want You To Want Me, and The Whale Hunt were more like portraits, whereas Cowbird is more like a tool or an intervention.