Join me in welcoming Lisa Katayama
and Steven Leckart
to the Boing Boing
fold. They'll be coming aboard with Rob and I to work on BBG
, although I wouldn't be surprised to see them contributing to Boing Boing
just every now and again, as well.
You'll get to know them through the blog-o-squawk soon enough, but it'd be a shame to waste such bona fides
as our two new contributors have collected.
Lisa you guys will know as a former guestblogger at Boing Boing
, as well as her blogging about Japanese culture and tech at her blog Tokyo Mango
. She's also contributed to WIRED
, Popular Science
, and the The New York Times Magazine
. (There's a big feature coming up there, isn't there, Lisa? Can you talk about that yet?) And of course she's the author of Urawaza: Secret Everyday Tips and Tricks from Japan
. She has two min-pins named Malcolm and Ruby (no relation to my car), as per the requirements for BBG
contributors. She's @tokyomango
and will be her first name at boingboing.net
once I figure out how we actually do our email forwards here.
Steven's work has been seen at WIRED
(and was the founder of ALL CAPS MAGAZINE), as well as the editor of our friend Kevin Kelly's Cool Tools
. He also helped Chris Anderson with the books The Long Tail
and the upcoming Free
as a writing assistant. He has a pug named Gus, as per the requirements for BBG
contributors. He's @stevenleckart
on Twitter and will be his first name at boingboing.net
once I get off my ass and set up that email account. [photo by Jonathan Snyder
Come on over to BBG
and slap them around a little! And welcome, you two! I've stoked to have you aboard our undulating tanker ship of bubbling mutant goo.