We don't often cover sports at Boing Boing, but we do like to keep a lid on scatalogical architecture. Behold the the Golden State Warriors' new 18,000-seater.
CBS's Alyssa Pereira: "at least you’ll have a ready excuse when the team is playing like crap."
The Warriors bought the Mission Bay plot from Salesforce back in April, and since then, we’ve been eagerly awaiting to see the team’s new digs.
Bringing on Snøhetta seemed like a good call. After all, the international firm had previously been tapped to create the new plan for the Piers 30-32 site (which was eventually scrapped because of significant opposition). They clearly have the skill to make buildings not strongly resemble bathroom furniture, so what gives?
Are they messing with us?
• Amazon’s new Chinese thermal spycam vendor was blacklisted by U.S. over allegations it helped China detain and monitor Uighurs and other Muslim minorities
Mark Di Stefano of the Financial Times is accused by The Independent of accessing private Zoom meetings held by The Independent and The Evening Standard as journalists were learning how coronavirus restrictions would affect them.
Hackers tried to break into the World Health Organization earlier in March, as the COVID-19 pandemic spread, Reuters reports. Security experts blame an advanced cyber-espionage hacker group known as DarkHotel. A senior agency official says the WHO has been facing a more than two-fold increase in cyberattacks since the coronavirus pandemic began.
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