danah boyd points out that when kids conduct their social lives in commercial spaces, it’s not because they don’t care about selling out; it’s because they have no other option: “In a world where they have limited physical mobility and few places to go, they’re deeply appreciative of any space that will accept them.” boyd’s extensive fieldwork with teens (documented in her must-read book It’s Complicated) backstops her opinion.
Sorry for the boingboing, but well worth the read.
A great idea to connect the future with the past, seal your digital secrets with an old-school wax-sealing. The Top secret usb.
Man. I’m totally envisioning a Chinese sci-fi movie where the Emperor’s Orders are sealed USBs and you pull one out and everyone fucking kneels when it gets busted open…
i am evacuating bye
couldn’t take how maddeningly cute these were
i took a million photos
So here we are: a thief, two thugs, an assassin and a maniac. But we’re not going to stand by as evil wipes out the galaxy. I guess we’re stuck together, partners.