When Bruce Sterling wrote his seminal book The Hacker Crackdown — a history of the rise of hackers, the passage of the first anti-hacking laws, and the formation of the Electronic Frontier Foundation — most of the hackers he chronicled had handles that were a combination of playfulness and menace, like Phiber Optik, Scorpion and […]
I scored badly enough on this that I’m thinking that my fallback career will be raiding The Silmarillion for Elvish names to sell to Big Pharma.
You can type Mx instead or Mr and Ms to denote someone whose gender is unknown or nonbinary, “Latinx” is a gender-neutral and nonbinary-friendly version of Latina and Latino — it’s part of a wider trend to backforming gender neutrality into a language that assumes gender is a binary instead of a continuum.
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The realm of web development is constantly evolving. New platforms, languages, and processes materialize all the time, so staying on top of all that innovation is a tall order.Whether you’re brushing up on new tricks, starting from scratch, or just looking to make your own website a little jazzier, Rob Percival’s new Complete Web Developer Course 2.0 (now […]
Folks used to rely on alarms to protect their home – and before that, the family dog. Now, anyone looking to guard their homes can choose from some high-tech options, including the Amaryllo iCamPRO FHD Home Security Camera (now just $219 in the Boing Boing Store).In fact, this 2015 CES “Best of Innovation” award-winner boasts so many features, it’s […]