Elly Blue (previously) writes, "Bikequity is the 14th issue of my long-running (since 2010) feminist bike zine, Taking the Lane."
In its pages, 15 contributors write about their experiences with bicycling as a signifier -- or driver -- of class, biking's connection to their race or ethnic heritage, and other ways that two-wheeled transportation has been significant to their identity, community, and socioeconomic status.
Everything was written and selected before last November, and it's more meaningful than ever now. I get the sense that a lot of us are looking for concrete actions we can take to make the world around us better and to connect with others across differences; bicycling offers both of those things, and this collection cuts right to the heart of that.
I launched the Kickstarter project yesterday as part of the Kickstarter Gold initiative to bring back a new twist on past iconic projects.
Kickstarter Gold: Bikequity, a social justice bicycle zine
Matt Chapman used the Freedom of Information Act to get the City of Chicago's very mess parking ticket data; after enormous and heroic data normalization, Chapman was able to pinpoint one of the city's most confusing parking spots, between 1100-1166 N State St, which cycled between duty as a taxi-stand and a parking spot with […]
Trou is an interactive sculpture from Valencia, Spain's Mireia Donat Melús: the nylon and silicon fiber blob invites viewers to don a surgical glove and insert their hands and arms into an elastic orifice in the sculpture's surface -- and watching their probing appendage from within via a live video-feed.
Douglas McKee of McAffee presented his research into the security of medical diagnostic equipment at last week's Defcon conference in Las Vegas.
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