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Frequent Boing Boing contributor Clive Thompson (previously) has a great short piece in this month's Wired about platform cooperativism: replacing parasitical Silicon Valley companies that sit between ...
Monday, 22 April 2019
... Hill skull as the base to build the anatomy on to. It was then cast in silicone and finished with the fur coat resembling a European grey wolf, as advised by experts... (Forensic artist Amy) Thornton, ...
Tuesday, 16 April 2019
As workers at companies from Kickstarter to Gimlet to Vox vote to unionize, and as traditional labor organizers call on game devs and others to organize, Silicon Valley is a lot more friendly to pro-labor ...
Monday, 15 April 2019
This desktop phone stand has a heavy base and a platform that swivels up to 45 degrees. The platform is coated with silicone rubber so as not to scratch your precious device. It also has silicone pads ...
Thursday, 28 March 2019
... cover, not silicone. Silicone is cheaper and dominates search results and algorithmic recommendations, but they're thicker and stretchier and don't stay put. Read the rest Read all  ...
Wednesday, 27 March 2019
6. Infinite Elizabeth Holmes
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
Last night I saw HBO's The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley about the rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes and her company/cult, Theranos. It's very good and surprisingly unsettling. UPDATE: I've ...
Thursday, 21 March 2019
Apple has revealed new Watch bands and iPhone cases for spring, and they sure look like an explosion of colorful pastel hues to fit the season. You can now get an iPhone XS or XS Max silicone case ($39) ...
Thursday, 21 March 2019
... about Objectivist philosopher Ayn Rand's influence on Silicon Valley. He's a funny writer! Welcome to Silicon Valley. A libertarian stronghold at the very end of America. (Literally.) Silicon Valley, and ...
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
If you've got 3+ years of experience and want to cover "the growing political and cultural Big Tech backlash,' copyright clashes, the culture of Silicon Valley firms, tech-policy battles, and important ...
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
... of an athlete via Photoshop, prosecutors said. The two most famous parents of those indicted are actresses Lori Loughman and Felicity Huffman, but the full list also includes a number of Silicon Valley ...
Tuesday, 12 March 2019
The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, HBO's documentary about fraudster Elizabeth Holmes, who started her multi-billion-dollar healthcare company Theranos when she was 19-years-old, airs on March ...
Tuesday, 12 March 2019
... a “vocal minority” that empowers American adversaries abroad. Moreover, he said that the Defense Department has failed to connect with top tech talent because many engineers are “stuck in Silicon Valley ...
Saturday, 09 March 2019
"The thing I learned in Silicon Valley is that there’s a pot of money bigger than I ever imagined. That’s when I realized I don’t need to feel some sort of way about asking for $70,000 at work when Elizabeth ...
Friday, 08 March 2019
14. Lifelike model of Emperor Nero
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
Césares de Roma is a project to make hyperrealist sculptures of Roman emperors using existing portraits and sculptures as referencesThe latest creation is a silicone bust of Nerón Claudio César Augusto ...
Wednesday, 27 February 2019
... why we're launching a new campaign calling on employees of Silicon Valley companies to blow the whistle on unethical uses of technology. And poetically, we're crowdfunding and using Facebook's own microtargeting ...
Thursday, 21 February 2019
16. Meridio Vintage Apple Watch Band review
(English/the-gadgeteer)
REVIEW – When Apple debuted their Watch nearly 4 years ago, one of the selling points was the option to swap out the bands … sporty silicone, stainless steel links, and of course, classic leather, like ...
Wednesday, 20 February 2019
REVIEW – A warm leather hug for your iPhone. That’s what I’m testing this week with Saddleback Leather’s latest phone case design. Forget about plastics, silicone, or rubberized bits… this is 100% leather, ...
Monday, 18 February 2019
... Silicon Valley start-up disaster Theranos!) From a 1994 article in the Los Angeles Times: A few East Coast Ikea stores have been targeted by angry protesters who have jammed phone lines since last ...
Thursday, 31 January 2019
... Ishan Raval, in this film, Johannes explains, re-evaluates, and sometimes sacrifices political golden calves of discourse. Not to be used with false consciousness or silicone-based lubricant. Featuring: ...
Thursday, 31 January 2019
[Editor's note: I was utterly taken with the gorgeous photos in the new edition of Core Memory, photographer Mark Richards's lavish survey of the vintage computing hardware in Silicon Valley's gem, the ...
Thursday, 24 January 2019
Vinod Khosla is a Silicon Valley venture capitalist who chose to define his legacy through a spectacular legal battle to block access to the public part of a beach are he owns in California. Alexandria ...
Monday, 14 January 2019
ServerWatch: 10nm server silicon won't be out until 2020, but that isn't stopping Intel from talking about it now, even as its' 14nm Cascade Lake server chips debut. Read all  ...
Thursday, 10 January 2019
If easy access to a DVR is the only thing keeping you from cutting the cord, then the latest HDHomeRun devices could be just the push you need. While SiliconDust has previously built well-regarded tuners, ...
Wednesday, 09 January 2019
... in Silicon Valley and San Francisco combined skyrocketed by 455% from a year earlier to 444. Read the rest Read all  ...
Tuesday, 08 January 2019
... food-grade silicone, Forktulas come in four colors and are priced at $7.50 for a pack of four. … This gadget will let you lick your plate in public Read More Read all  ...
Monday, 31 December 2018