Noted crazyperson Charlie Sheen was noted in the online manifesto of noted crazyperson Christopher Dorner. “Charlie Sheen, you're effin awesome,” Dorner wrote. The former police officer who threatened to "wage war" on the LAPD and is wanted for multiple murders, also praised Michelle Obama, Anthony Bourdain, and other celebrities in his manifesto. Now, Sheen has responded to Dorner with a video posted on TMZ.
In Sheen's video, he addresses Dorner
: "You mentioned me in your manifesto, so thank you for your kind words. I am urging you to call me. Let's figure out together how to end this thing."
In related news, the two female newspaper delivery persons mistakenly shot by LAPD without warning in the Dorner manhunt will get a new truck.
Margie Carranza, 47, and her mom, Emma Hernandez, 71, "were delivering newspapers in Torrance early Thursday when LAPD officers riddled their blue Toyota Tacoma with bullets," reports the Los Angeles Times.
"Hernandez was shot twice in the back, and Carranza sustained minor injuries from broken glass."
Oh, but you should see the truck.
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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