Welcome to Culture Hacker
Culture Hacker is a curated site that updates daily and a weekly digest newsletter covering emergent tech and its impact on storytelling, play, design, policy, education, health and humanity. The ongoing project has over 1,800 links and is rapidly growing.
Culture Hacker is curated by…
An alumnus of the Sundance Screenwriting Lab, Lance Weiler is recognized as a pioneer in mixing storytelling and technology. Wired magazine named him “one of 25 people helping to reinvent entertainment and change the face of Hollywood.” Weiler has designed experiences that have reached millions of people via theaters, mobile devices, and online. He was nominated for an International Emmy in digital fiction for his work on Collapsus: The Energy Risk Conspiracy. In addition, he is a founding member and director of the Columbia University School of the Arts’ Digital Storytelling Lab.
He’s written for publications such as Quartz, GOOD Magazine, and IndieWire. From 2011 to 2015 he wrote a column for Filmmaker Magazine that explored new forms and functions of storytelling entitled, “Culture Hacker.” The Culture Hacker site and newsletter is an effort to collect thoughts and prototype a book that Weiler is co-authoring with an AI.