Posts tagged: boingboing
Generalized Godwin’s Law by Venkatesh Rao
via Boing Boing
Pro-Pussy Riot protestors (Reuters)
Pussy Riot’s closing statement by Yekaterina Samutsevich
via BoingBoing’s Cory Doctorow
Why did Putin feel the need to exploit the Orthodox religion and its aesthetics?
In the end, considering all the irreversible political and symbolic losses caused by our innocent creativity, the authorities decided to protect the public from us and our nonconformist thinking.
On the one hand, we now expect a guilty verdict. Compared to the judicial machine, we are nobodies, and we have lost. On the other hand, we have won.
A Buckminster Fuller-designed geodesic dome at the 1967 International and Universal Exposition, or “Expo 67.”
Michael Rougier—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Buckminster Fuller Forever: Salute to an American Visionary
“I did not set out to design a geodesic dome,” he once said. “I set out to discover the principles operative in Universe. For all I knew, this could have led to a pair of flying slippers.”
David Pescovitz is co-editor/partner at Boing Boing and a research director at Institute for the Future.