Old-school bOING bOING pal Jim Leftwich writes, "Today on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, nothing can really describe Dr. King's life and work better than his own words. Here's a SeeqPod playlist of a number of his speeches and sermons, gathered from across the net." Thanks for this amazing link of links, Jim.
Foley artist Richard Hinton is a master at making the goopy, slurpy, shimmery, grumbly, and slithery sounds you hear in nature documentaries. His work can be heard in series like "Planet Earth II," "Our Planet," and Disney's "Bears." From Insider: While a spider is normally too small for a human to hear, the TV series… READ THE REST
From Consequence of Sound: The baby, named Luca Yupanqui, is the soon-to-be child of Psychic Ills bassist Elizabeth Hart and Lee "Scratch" Perry collaborator Iván Diaz Mathé. Yupanqui created the songs on her album using biosonic MIDI technology that translated her in-utero movements into sound. The MIDI device was hooked to Hart's stomach, recorded the vibrations created… READ THE REST
Information designer and musician Carni Klirs was struck by the data, and its unique presentation, in the recent New York Times article "How 425,000 Coronavirus Deaths Added Up." The article represented individual deaths as dots spread out vertically on the screen. The swaths of white space indicated the time between milestones of 25,000 deaths. For… READ THE REST
Worrying about data breaches isn't just for the Amazons and Facebooks of the world. Oh sure, you should be concerned if you're one of the 533 million who had info exposed in the latest Facebook breach. But a bigger worry is what happens if customer information, details that you're responsible for, somehow get exposed to… READ THE REST
There are plenty of top-notch quality knives and knife sets crafted all over the world, from Germany, France, and the heart of Europe, to plenty of premium craftsmen in the U.S. But there's definitely something about a finely honed blade made from Japanese steel that still absolutely stops knife shoppers dead in their tracks. For… READ THE REST
If you're itching for a computer upgrade, Hewlett Packard is one of the half-dozen brands you can buy sight unseen and know you're getting a quality rig. Of course, where's the fun in buying a computer sight unseen? Right now, HP is giving everybody an eyeful of everything, making loads of renewed and fully restored… READ THE REST