Good Things from Other People — September 12

Portland’s Community Podcast Studio

There’s an Airstream trailer here in Portland that’s been retrofitted as a podcast studio. Stream PDX has only just launched, but it has the potential to help a lot of folks record audio who wouldn’t have been able to otherwise.

Rachel Nabors’ Intro to the Web Animations API

If you still don’t believe that documentation can be mind-blowing, check out “Using the Web Animations API” on MDN. Rachel Nabors created incredibly gorgeous animations as a part of this introduction (with the full code available to look at). Rachel’s animations are drawn from Alice in Wonderland and I want to see the rest of what Rachel would do with that story!

Mideast Tunes

How do you push for social change in countries with tight censorship? Mideast Tunes is using music to spread messages of social change, as well as to give artists a platform. The organization running Mideast Tunes is Majal.org, which also runs a variety of other projects (check all of them out!). Meri Williams has offered to match donations to Majal up to $10,000.