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Michael Mercer

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felt like sharing something I wrote w/ the Boing Boing community for the first time. Hope some a' you dig it.
I love experiencing great sounding music. It's my favorite drug. The high is everlasting, and the withdrawals are nothing compared to chemicals flowing through my bloodstream. When the music stops, when I have to take a break from it (maybe I'm not in my car, or in my room, and my attention is required elsewhere, and music is not a welcome accompaniment during that time period) the great thing is I don't suffer physical withdrawals like...
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Ariel Allon

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Gals and guys, I had an idea for a onesie. So I made it. And you can buy it. But only for like 4 more days.
Have you recently forked a child process? Have a nerdy friend with a newborn?
Get this onesie. It totally compiles.
The infant infinite loop, in BASIC. Have you or a friend forked a child process? Clothe it!For all budding software engineers, computer scientists, programmers, coders, and developers, developers, developers, developers!
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Peter Harris

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Welcome to the home for View From A Blue Moon, a film by John Florence and Blake Vincent Kueny in association with Brain Farm.
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Avi Solomon

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Only known photo of Earth taken from an Apollo Lunar Module window
http://i.imgur.com/if5tkUU.jpg
While surviving in their "lifeboat" LM, the Apollo 13 astronauts took this astonishing photograph of the Earth in April 1970, not knowing whether they would ever return home.
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Tim Wesson

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Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson has said that no refugees should be allowed to settle in the US because he fears America's racism will make them terrorists.
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Tim Wesson

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For having the courage to come forward and expose the drone program for the indiscriminate murder that it is, 4 vets are under attack from the government they once served.
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Much worse, +Lee Meade​​.

It isn't even as if these characters have leaked sensitive data. Rather they have just made the drone project look bad.

This is the general attitude of the three-letter agencies, and I am sure that the same attitude applies in this case: “any employees and contractors who damage an entity’s reputation, be it government or business, by exposing inside information should be considered insider threats, as they ‘would be in the business world.’”

Source: https://nsarchive.wordpress.com/2015/11/19/odni-says-whistleblowers-comparable-insider-threats-to-spies-and-murderers-suggests-anyone-who-damages-agency-reputation-should-be-considered-a-threat-frinformsum-11192015/
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Mindy Clegg

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Hi all!

Here is my new article, posted at the history blog, Tropics of Meta, about Laibach in North Korea... Hope you all enjoy!
As summer comes to a close, two anniversaries—decades and miles apart—collide. The Slovenian industrial band/artists collective Laibach celebrates 35 years of professional provocation this year. Ac...
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Tim Wesson

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This might be good for bypassing political censorship, as well as that of the ??AA.

185.56.187.149
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Fixed, +Shawn H Corey​ :)
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Quyet Nguyen

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Ingolf Schaefer

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From the department of things no developer should ever do. The following update to the iStick App was just released on the iOS App Store:

"What's New in Version 4.2.2

1、add the function of preventing pirated iStick using, let the user experience of pirated iStick to be extremely bad;
2、destroy pirated iStick memory, remind the pirated iStikce User to avoid to use the pirated products;
3、Optimize APP;"

It just deletes all your files on the SD-Card in case the stick isn't original. At least in Germany Amazon does not even sell the original sticks only sticks with a different name that look ok, but use the iStick App to move data.

It would be perfectly ok to show a message that this is a not an original device but deleting the users files? As a user you have no way to check whether the device is original or not before.

How is it even possible that Apple let this update in its store?

https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/istick/id590694047?mt=8

iStick is a multi-functional storage device for PC,MAC, iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. iStick has a standard USB interface and a lightning interface of iPhone,iPad, when connect to PC with USB interface, can be used as a U disk. When connect to iPhone/iPad, can be used as an external storage. iStick with special App application, can transfer files without iTunes, without internet to achieve iDevice/PC and iStick devices dual way files high speed tr...
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I hope that you don't take my comments the wrong way, it was not meant as a criticism of you or Apple, but I have been waiting for something like this to come along and I truly appreciate your pointing it out. This is a kind of canary in a coal mine. I am sure others are watching this to see if anyone noticed. We all know that piracy of all kinds is a huge challenge in the modern economy and if this slides out what is the next step... 
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Mindy Clegg

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Hey, my fellow wonderful mutants! I've got some shameless self-promotion to share! I have an essay in an ebook about Doctor Who.
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Peter Harris

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..you can not go back to the future now on the website
please come back later
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Avi Solomon

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Star Wars The Force Awakens LEGO Chess
https://ideas.lego.com/projects/102048
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Amy Crehore

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I am a long-time illustrator and painter who has been featured on boingboing.net numerous times in the past. You may recognize my artwork from their wonderful blog. I am grateful to them for believing in me since 2005. Love, Amy
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Aaron Childs

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Learn how to make a Clash of Clans Barbarian out of cardboard!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IzihKaEn2mo
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Tim Wesson

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Documents released by and relating to whistleblower Edward Snowden largely relating to surveillance and privacy concerns.
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Peter Harris

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+Mark Frauenfelder it would be interesting to know the dynamics..
is it fine enough to keep tea dust out
My wife is a tea drinker, and I've been drinking more tea than coffee lately. Carla likes the compressed pu'erh bricks from Numi and I like loose leaf golden monkey. We have a few different straine...
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Geoff Cole

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The Macbook Air Giveaway: Bring a Breath of Fresh Air to Your Tech Routine--Win a Free Macbook!
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