An experiment in lightweight games that function as social and political commentary.
The New York Times / Polygon / Backchannel / Fast Co. / NowThis / Paper / Spin / Paste / Mic. / Fusion / The Next Web / Slate / Kotaku / Guardian / Boston Globe / Daily Dot / Mic. / Kotaku / Business Insider / The Verge / The Next Web / Mashable / Elite Daily / Kill Screen / GOOD / Kotaku / Polygon / New Scientist / The Fader / Paste / A.V. Club / The Verge / BoingBoing / + More
A website that shows you how far music has traveled through space. Built in html + three.js. Featuring over 600 stars, and 1000 Billboard top hits dating back to 1906.
Buy dope shit when you're hammered.
Unbaby.me was a browser extension that removed baby pictures from your Facebook Newsfeed by replacing them with something better, like cats. Unbaby.me received tens of thousands of likes in its first hour on the web, and quickly became a news sensation around the world.
The New York Times / VICE / Breakfast at Ten / The Today Show / Good Morning New York / Good Afternoon America / NPR / The New York Times: Media Decoder / Ricki Lake / Sam Shepard / CBS / Boston Globe / Forbes / NY Daily News / LA Times / Slate / Washington Post / The Week / Techcrunch / Jezebel / CBS / Complex / MSNBC / tosh.0 / Mashable / Gizmodo / + Hundreds more
An attempt to jam up NSA's scanning apparatus by collectively sending a terror-keyword-filled letter to a friend by email or phone.
Interviews conducted on the streets of Colorado Springs, summer 2006, prove that asking the right question can be more important than anything you can tell someone.
An attempt to solve what is perhaps the most pressing first world problem of any major city, hiking trail, or mountainous region.
Good Day NY / Laughing Squid / PIX 11 News / Gothamist / WABC 7 / News 10 ABC / Gizmodo / Devour / Huffington Post / Network World / WTF / PSFK / Herald Extra / Design Taxi / Buzzfeed / MSN / 92FM / WNYC / News Observer / Right this minute / Daily Mail / Egotist / Fox 13 Now / Good / BroBible / Timeout NY / + Many more
After the breakout success of The Fucking Word of the Day, I had the opportunity to pitch book ideas to publishers. The first thought: update the classic and drier than hell The Elements of Style for a more contemporary student—like the kind who write Youtube comments.
A website that only lets important people in. Some notables who got through the front door: Jerry Bruckheimer, Ryan Seacrest, and Kim Kardashian.
Cloak scrapes your social networks to let you know where all your friends, "friends," and nonfriends are at all times so you never have to run into that special someone. Think of it as the antisocial network.
Bloomberg / Fox Business News / Jimmy Fallon / LA Times / CNN Money / Wall Street Journal / CNBC London / CNN / Fox Business News / The New Yorker / New York Times / Engadget / The Washington Post / BBC / The Week / Fox News 21 / Fast Co. Design / Newsweek / NY Daily News / CBS News / Forbes / CNN / Entrepreneur / Telegraph / Boing Boing / The Atlantic / The Guardian / Time / Wired / The Daily Beast / NPR / + Hundreds more
We made use of the most important tool in journalism: redaction. A large-scale site integration by GE allowed us to give users the ability to remove unwanted, and time-consuming, content from Buzzfeed that they didn't want to see. Like if you hate politics and just want celebrity stuff, this take over will do just that.
Role: Concept, Creative Director
We used Google’s ContentID technology to search YouTube for every instance of fans using blink-182 songs in their videos without permission. But instead of removing the content for breaching copyright, we rewarded them by using the footage in blink's latest music video—without telling them first.
Charity Bribes is a platform that allows anyone to create a bribe to get a celebrity to do something awesome in support of a charity, like "Bribe Morgan Freeman to spend an afternoon narrating user-submitted animal videos to support The Humane Society."
Washington Post / PSFK / CNET / NPQ / MNN / Philanthropy Today / The Daily Dot / MSN / Mental Floss / After Ellen / Non Profit Quarterly / ABC / Business Insider / The Independent / Boston Herald / All Twitter / The Chronicle of Philantrophy / Kansas City Star / Videogum / EW / Huffington Post / Vulture / LA Times / USA / DailyDot / CNET / Buzzfeed