At Re/code’s Code/Mobile conference today, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said YouTube is in the early stages of exploring new subscription services. Read the rest
Craig Engler writes, "It's a dirty, gritty story about magick, monsters and the occult. It takes place in a modern-day world where H.P. Lovecraft the writer never existed but where all the horrors he wrote about are real. In this story, the man named Lovecraft is the world's foremost magician and alchemist who maintains a secret library of forbidden knowledge which includes books like the Necronomicon. Read the rest
Michael writes, "The Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Future Tense hosted a panel discussion on post-USA/NSA controlled Internet possibilities. The United States has signalled its willingness to give up its unofficial stewardship role of the Internet. Who should take over, and who will?" Read the rest
"He's gonna sing folks, now's the time to go out and get the popcorn." --Bob Hope
Boing Boing readers of a certain pre-internet age will recall when viral jokes sometimes took the form of prank phone calls passed around on cassette tapes. Read the rest
"'People have been rushing up to the bears to take selfies and videos with them,' Lisa Herron, a public affairs officer for the Lake Tahoe Basin, told Mashable. 'A bear will come and whole mobs of people will charge up to them to take photos.'"
“Put information in the right visual form and your audience will immediately get the gist.” – Gareth Cook Read the rest
Spotted last night at the Trader Vic's in Portland, OR: this dazzling tiki-gourd!
Communication agency Aptitude created uncropped versions of iconic album covers.