New media artist explains the redesign and simplification of his popular multimedia narrative sharing site Cowbird.
In this short excerpt from PSFK CONFERENCE NYC 2012, new media artist Jonathan Harris talks about his experiences at Occupy Oakland and how they fueled him.
At PSFK CONFERENCE NYC, the new media artist described how experiences of joy, love, hate and fear drove him to counter the vapid stream of personal updates and detached news-stories.
Jonathan Harris created a space on the web for long-form storytelling and sharing that has become a thoughtful, digital archive of experience.
Examples of platforms that help people document their personal experiences and create a meaningful footprint of themselves in the places they inhabit.
Jonathan Harris, founder of Cowbird, believes that we need to find a teachable moment in the information we share online to create content with lasting value.
Jonathan Harris talks about how humanizing the web will create long-lasting ideas and content, and shares his latest digital storytelling project, Cowbird.
The artist and computer scientist shares why he believes that the internet needs to be a slower-paced environment that acts as a repository for shared human experience.