Snippet: App: The Human Story ☇

Shared on July 28, 2014

Jed Hurt and Jake Schumacher are working on a documentary—the Kickstarter funding only has about 70 hours to go:

With the advances in mobile computing over the past decade, software applications have captured the attention of the globe. Although some apps seem trivial and inconsequential, the details of our software say a lot about who we are as humans. Apps have changed how we live our lives and they will undoubtedly shape our future.

Just as apps have made their way to the world stage, a small community of developers has emerged as modern day artisans. Their obsession over the details of every interaction and pixel has given these unlikely leaders a voice in shaping software in a way that respects what it means to be human.

At its core, App: The Human Story is a vehicle to look at what it means to be human in a world of technology.

We’ve been working in earnest on the film for about a year. With your support, we will be able to greatly accelerate the process and finish the film by the end of next year.

I’ve pledged some money towards this and really hope that it gets funded, especially since it sounds like a great project.

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