Offscreen – Issue 19
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.
Jocelyn K. Glei A curator’s attempt at finding creativity and meaning in a world of fake productivity and infinite distraction.
Angus Hervey Preventing dystopia through optimism: the political economist on a mission to prove that science and tech can save us.
Ashleigh Axios The creative director of Obama’s White House calls on designers to tackle the biggest challenges of our time.
Bryce Roberts No more chasing the unicorn: the venture capitalist with a fairer and more humble investment strategy.
Table of contents
Food for thought by Gemma Milne.
Telic Like It Is
Food for thought by Khe Hy.
A collection of projects and ideas worth exploring, curated by Sam Millen-Cramer, Rachel Smith and Kai Brach.
Jocelyn K. Glei on fake productivity, smartphones as anti-risk-taking devices, and the benefits of walking for creative success.
A Day With
Spend a day with Madoka Ochi.
A Day With
Spend a day with Brett Torrey Haynes.
The Internet of Things
Working towards a more responsible IoT, with Laura James and Peter Bihr.
Angus Hervey on intelligent optimism that informs action, technology's unintended consequences, and his excitement about new developments in the non-western world.
Rules of Business
Guiding principles for doing business, by Yasmine Mustafa.
Putting numbers in perspective.
A collection of useful and beautiful office products, curated by Sam Millen-Cramer, Rachel Smith and Kai Brach.
Ashleigh Axios on how to prepare for working at the Obama White House, the need for more citizen engagement, and design's ability to create positive social change.
Sean McGeady speaks to David Risher, co-founder of Worldreader, a non-profit organisation that aims to bring digital books to the developing world.
We asked our readers: What’s one thing you learned about yourself recently that changed the way you work?
A tour around the offices of Chilid, Viva Wallet, ironSource, Slack, and Globant.
Teresa Marenzi stopped by co-working space Antwork in Beirut, Lebanon, and asked eight random people what they’re currently working on.
Bryce Roberts on defying the never-ending search for growth, his focus on funding entrepreneurs from underrepresented groups, and his decoder ring for mental well-being.
Ten Things I’ve Learned
Anjali Ramachandran and Vicki Boykis share ten life lessons from working on the web.