Cory Doctorow at 9:52 am Tue, Jun 10, 2014
ADVERTISE AT BOING BOING!
Tonky (previously) has created a line of "Rydesafe" arty safety buttons made from an engineering-grade reflective film that he's Kickstarting. $5 gets you a button, $14 gets you a kit of four. I'm guessing they'll also dazzle flash-happy paparazzi!
RydeSafe Reflective Buttons
Video Link. [Thanks, Carl!]
One year ago today
Edward Snowden checks out of hotel, whereabouts unknown: Edward Snowden has reportedly checked out of the hotel in Hong Kong where he had holed up to leak a series of NSA documents to the Guardian and the Washington Post.
[Video Link] If you need more information about sharpening pencils, refer to Mr. Rees' How to Sharpen Pencils: A Practical & Theoretical Treatise on the Artisanal Craft of Pencil Sharpening for Writers, Artists, Contractors, Flange Turners, Anglesmiths, & Civil Servants. Read Cory's review here! (Thanks, Eric!)
Xeni Jardin at 9:33 am Tue, Jun 10, 2014
Cory Doctorow at 9:00 am Tue, Jun 10, 2014
Mark Frauenfelder at 8:52 am Tue, Jun 10, 2014