When Closed is Open.
Today, having tapped the arteries of data with their own services and via their open APIs, the data krakens now need the data in the harder to reach places: in peoples’ homes, on their persons, and even inside them. […]
via The Orwellian doublethink of ‘open data’: when closed is open | Aral Balkan.
The documentary is the first ever film on the former model who rose to fame as a singer in the 1980s, and is described as “a cinematic journey into the private and public worlds of Grace Jones, mixing intimate personal footage with unique staged musical sequences.”
via BBC Films commissions Grace Jones documentary.
Artist Michael Tyznik has created an entire transit system based on the World of Ice and Fire. It’s not just Westeros either.
via Westeros Transit Authority Map | Anibundel.
Girl, 15, Guilty In Bus Seat Case
Montgomery, Ala. — A 15-year-old girl who refused to move to the rear of the city bus was found guilty in Juvenile court here last Friday on charges of assault and battery, disorderly conduct and with violating a city ordinance which make its “unlawful for any passenger to refuse or fail to take those seats assigned to the race which it belongs.”
The girl, Claudette Colvin, was declared a ward of the state and placed on probation pending good behavior.
Following on from his 2013 series of Post-Punk ‘Super Friends’, illustrator and New Wave obsessive Billy has returned to his favourite theme of dressing up the likes of The Smiths and Joy Division in super suits.
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