Photographer and Boing Boing pal Glen E Friedman, who shot many of the iconic photographs of the hiphop band Run DMC, shares this t-shirt with us — he's seeing them everywhere in NYC, I understand they're all over the place. But this was the first time I'd seen the design, so I LOLed and blogged. Larger view. Link to a few related shots.
Two-time Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author Nicholas Kristof has resigned from the New York Times after 37 years. Kristof, 62, is considering running for governor of Oregon. Yesterday, he filed his official "Statement of Organization for Candidate Committee" with the Oregon Secretary of State so you know he ain't joking around. From the New… READ THE REST
At The Intercept, Sam Biddle reveals Facebook's whispered-of secret blacklist: the people and organizations verboten on the site. The list "disproportionately punishes certain communities" and includes "politicians, writers, charities, hospitals, hundreds of music acts, and long-dead historical figures". Facebook has repeatedly been asked to publish it, including by its own oversight board, but refuses to… READ THE REST
300 voter registrator applications were shredded in Fulton County, Georgia—covering more than 1m Atlanta residents—and two election workers were fired after being accused of destorying the paperwork. It's not clear if the applications were processed. Preliminary information indicates that the employees checked out batches of applications for processing, and they are alleged to have shredded… READ THE REST
Web development is the never-ending quest to create better, sleeker, and more useful websites to populate the ever-growing internet. We've come a long way from spinning low-resolution images and 8-bit soundtracks, but web development's continued demand showcases just how secure a career in this field can be. If you've wanted to become a web developer,… READ THE REST
Nothing says Netflix and chill like the bright lights of your living room, said no one, ever. No matter what you're doing around the house, whether it's reading a book in bed or entertaining a group of friends in the dining room, there's no denying that lighting can set the tone of any activity. And… READ THE REST
Between laptops, smartphones, smartwatches, and tablets, you may be walking around with $2,000 worth of technology at any given time. And because you're human, you're likely to smash, submerge, or simply lose those expensive tech items every now and then. So mitigate your losses with a standout protection plan from Akko, which covers one phone… READ THE REST