Offscreen – Issue 18
Published three times per year in beautiful print, Offscreen Magazine is a thoughtful deep-dive into the entrepreneurial spirit and creative thinking of people working with technology.
Craig Mod Screen and paper, restlessness and quietude, innovation and tradition: dichotomies in the life of a storyteller.
Jessica Jackley Loans that change lives: the co- founder of Kiva reflects on her success as a social entrepreneur.
Aral Balkan Resisting surveillance capitalism: the cyborg rights activist fights for social justice in the digital age.
Erika Hall Design, research, ethics: it all interconnects for the co-founder of Mule, a digital agency with strong opinions.
Table of contents
Food for thought by Coleen Baik.
Food for thought by Georgia Frances King.
A collection of projects and ideas worth exploring, curated by Alice Default, Ivana McConnell, and Kai Brach.
Craig Mod on the state of books, a career that’s respectful of being alive, and his reasons for living a quiet life in a seaside town south of Tokyo.
A Day With
Spend a day with Khaled Islam Bouya.
A Day With
Spend a day with Berglind Ósk Bergsdóttir.
The Ethical Agency
Running an agency with a focus on social good, with Adam Morris and Nicola Mayer.
Jessica Jackley on the early days of Kiva, a more humble definition of entrepreneurship, and reinventing herself after a 'non-profit exit'.
Rules of Business
Guiding principles for doing business, by Aarron Walter.
Putting numbers into perspective.
A collection of useful and beautiful office products, curated by Alice Default, Ivana McConnell, and Kai Brach.
Aral Balkan on his reasons for becoming an activist, Silicon Valley's billion-dollar lies, and why Big Data is the new Big Tobacco.
Sean McGeady speaks to Christian Kroll, Berlin-based founder of Ecosia, a search engine and social enterprise with a green heart.
We asked our readers: What career advice would you give your younger self?
A tour around the offices of TwentyThree, Stereo D, Droids on Roids, Quartz, and emetriq.
Visit: Impact Hub
Teresa Marenzi stopped by co-working space Impact Hub in Vienna and asked eight random people what they’re currently working on.
Erika Hall on ethical decision-making by designers, running a digital agency with strong opinions, and why venture capitalists are currently controlling the voice of design.
Ten Things I’ve Learned
Cameron Koczon and Unn Swanström share ten life lessons from working on the web.