The "father of the Internet" explains why the Congressional posturing and global freakout about the US National Telecommunications and Information Administration stepping back from management of the Internet domain name system is misplaced.
Sign Painters looks to be a fascinating book and documentary about the traditional art and craft of hand-drawn signage that is being lost to digital prints and die-cut vinyl. The film is playing at venues around the US right now, including this Sunday (7/27) at the Webb Gallery in Waxahachie, Texas! More
Remember that upper Midwest mayfly apocalypse that Xeni wrote about? Here's how those flies are born. The female dies while laying her eggs. The babies hatch within seconds. More
Tim Sway turned an old Charlie's Angels pinball machine into a desk, cleverly repurposing the coinbox as a desk safe. More
Pam writes, "Open Rights Group has produced a new satirical film to raise awareness of internet filters - a spoof campaign by the 'Department of Dirty'."
Darth Vader's car as imagined and built (life-size) by Hot Wheels. More
Uplifting contemporary psych from Austin, Texas trip-inducers The Black Angels' latest EP "Clear Lake Forest." More
Here's video of the fantastic conversation between whistleblowers Edward Snowden and Daniel Ellsberg at HOPEX hacker con last week.
My favorite hacker space, San Francisco's Noisebridge, is seeking donations via Indiegogo to fix its electrical system, repair tools, create a new audio/video workspace, and generally upgrade the facility! More
Cats in movies with a soundtrack of The Cure's "Love Cats."
The offices of Bornstein and Bornstein are notorious for running "boot camps" advising San Francisco landlords on legal loopholes for evicting long-term tenants so they can rent to the high-flying tech sector.