Prerna Gupta

  • Chatty fiction app Hooked gets an update where readers can write stories, too

    Chatty fiction app Hooked gets an update where readers can write stories, too

    Fiction app Hooked launched last fall, aiming to reinvent fiction with short stories modeled on text message conversations. Next up: Letting readers write their own stories. That arrives today with the launch of Hooked 2.0. Any Hooked reader can now create characters and then write their story one message at a time. They can also include photos and videos. The idea of typing out a full story… Read More

  • Can Technology Transform Education Before It’s Too Late?

    Can Technology Transform Education Before It’s Too Late?

    As technology continues its march toward the Singularity, transforming the way we work, socialize and play at an increasing rate, there is one very important aspect of American society that lags behind: education. Many in Silicon Valley have strong opinions on how education should be improved, perhaps most notably Peter Thiel, who believes we are in a higher education bubble and should be… Read More