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Staff Picks: Discovered at The Webbys…

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  Emma Whitfield, Account Manager (@emmawhitfield) Discovered at The Webbys: Acorns – Winner in Best Practices (Mobile)  I love the Acorns app! I’m saving money without even noticing it! They automatically round up my spends and add the difference to my savings account and at the end of the month I’m surprised with what I saved!     Jeff Zemetis, Director of ...

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The 2018 International Webby Winner Index…

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Each year The Webby Awards receives over 13,000 entries from 70+ countries, giving our team an incredible vantage point into the companies, large and small, making the most innovative work on the Internet around the world. To highlight and celebrate companies having the greatest impact on the Internet across the globe, the new International Webby Winner Index** (below) is a data-based ...

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S4 EP 7: Creating Collaborative Journalism, with Megan Lucero…

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     Megan Lucero is Director at The Bureau Local: a collaborative, investigative arm of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. The 8th Annual Lovie Awards in London honored The Bureau Local with this year’s Lovie Be Greater with Data Award. And you can hear all about why on this week’s episode of the Webby Podcast. Dive into Megan’s conversation with host ...

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A Q&A with UsTwo Games: Creators of Monument Valley II…

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Monument Valley II allows players to guide a mother and her child on a journey through magical architecture, while deciphering different puzzles. With its sophistication and mesmerizing visuals, the game scored a 2018 Webby Award in Games (Puzzle). We spoke with the UsTwo Games team on how this game is different from its predecessor, and more. Stories concerning mothers have long been overlooked ...

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S4 EP 6: Celebrating Women in Tech with Dr. Sue Black OBE…

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     Dr. Sue Black has been championing women in tech since the early days of her career—from starting BCSWomen, the UK’s first networking group for women in computing, to founding #Techmums: her social enterprise for women in tech, to her incredibly effective campaign to save Bletchley Park and preserve the stories of thousands of female codebreakers who worked in secret ...

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A Q&A with Denkwerk: Creators of the World’s First Interactiv…

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Synesthesia in VR is the world’s first interactive synesthetic experience. Essentially, through AR and VR technology, people now have the opportunity to see through the eyes of a synesthete. Don’t know what that means? Imagine seeing music as shapes, or days of the week as colors. German agency Denkwerk was able to recreate this experience: which is why Synesthesia in VR ...

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2019 TREND REPORT…

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We’re excited to launch the 2019 Annual Webby Trend Report, Everything You Think Is True. Created in partnership with Vitamin T, this year’s trend report examines how our relationship to and usage of the Internet has changed in the past 25 years: from the time we spend online, to the opposing personal perspectives that we are able to amplify because ...

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Sending A Message from Earth: Q&A with WeTransfer…

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When NASA and Carl Sagan launched the Voyager spacecraft into interstellar space in 1977, they set out communicate life on Earth. Onboard was The Golden Record to do that—etched with sounds and images etched of diverse, human life.  40 years later, our tech and culture have evolved greatly, but ever present is the urge to communicate what it means to ...

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Making Climbing Interactive: A Q&A with AQUARING…

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Sport climbing is already fun, but the team at Japanese web production company AquaRing wondered if they could make the experience even better through data visualization. Meet the AQUARING inc. team They did just that with Wonderwall, a climbing experience that allows participants to climb a wall freely (in any direction), while having their path visualized with digitization. Think of ...

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S4 EP 5: How Tech Might Save NYC Subways, with Rachel Haot…

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     Executive Director of the Transit Innovation Partnership, Rachel Haot, is no stranger to the downfall of NYC subways and has a plan to bring the hundred-year-old system into the 21st century.  She joins Webby Podcast host, David-Michel Davies to talk about the Transit Tech Lab, an accelerator program to develop technology that will improve New York’s transportation, and much more. Source ...

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