On Saturday, September 21, 2013, a "first": Four of the Boing Boing editors will be on stage, all at the same time, at the XOXO festival in Portland, Oregon.
Mark, Cory, Pesco and I will be speaking with Glenn Fleishman about the past 25 years (yep!) of Boing Boing, from early zine days to all we are now, and where it's all going next.
Anil Dash says he may try to liveblog it at dashes.com. Should be a lot of fun.
We do not have a recent group photograph, so here is a stock image of four kittens. Up to you to guess which one represents which Boinger.
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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