Our dear former comments moderator Arkizzle (aka Arkham.p.77) has released a fantastic "mashup of classic Disney songs vs hip-hop vocals and drum-breaks. It's 77 minutes long, full of little jokes and juxtapositions that will be half gotten by everyone and probably only fully gotten by some bizarre breed of soft-hearted battle nerd. I'm sure there's a Venn diagram in there somewhere, but it seemed to fit a Boing Boingy bill." Indeed, Arkizzle, indeed. Gentlemutants, I give you The Walt Disnizzle Mixtape!
I asked Amy Parness, the co-founder of Sparkle Labs, maker of fantastic educational electronics kits, to write a Medium post about gender and the business of being a maker business person. Her terrific essay calls out the problems with “pink girly engineering kits.” From Medium:
Zero UI is the new term for “invisible interfaces”—what happens in the future when all the clicking and tapping and typing is history: “If you look at the history of computing, starting with the jacquard loom in 1801, humans have always had to interact with machines in a really abstract, complex way.” [Fast Company]
CEO Dick Costolo will resign, to be replaced in the interim by Jack Dorsey
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