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John McAfee's secret location may have been revealed by Vice journalist

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Granted access to the fugitive millionaire, magazine apparently neglects to remove location data from photograph's metadataOne of the few journalists entrusted with the story of on-the-run multi-millionaire John McAfee may have accidentally revealed his location in a story published Monday.McAfee has maintained close contact with a select audience of people...
John McAfee's secret location may have been revealed by Vice journalist

DMCA Censorship: 'Revenge Porn' Site Owner Tries To Censor Criticism With Bogus Takedown Notice

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Oh, look. Yet another person has made the assumption that the "c" in "copyright" stands for "censorship." We've seen this before. Several times. Just in the past six months, we've seen these attempts (sometimes successful) to wield copyright as a weapon: - Actress Cindy Garcia tries to have "Innocence of...
DMCA Censorship: 'Revenge Porn' Site Owner Tries To Censor Criticism With Bogus Takedown Notice

Disrupt Eats San Francisco

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Hugh MacLeod is joining us at Disrupt. And to celebrate this reunion, he made a little video about what we do at Disrupt. Hugh MacLeod Hugh MacLeod is a cartoonist and professional blogger, known for his ideas about how “Web 2.0” affects advertising and marketing. After a decade of working as...
Disrupt Eats San Francisco

Cartoonist Paul Pope backstage at Expand (video)

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Cartoonist Paul Pope of Batman: Year 100 fame swung by Expand's backstage to explore sci-fi and the state of comics. Interviewed by our own Brian Heater and Jeff Newelt (who gave us a hand on Expand's social media), the interview covers comics as a paper medium versus webcomics, making...
Cartoonist Paul Pope backstage at Expand (video)

Oatmeal's Tesla fundraising campaign now over $1 million

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It seemed like such a miniscule amount when Mike Myers asked for “one million dollars” as Dr. Evil. But, seriously, a million is a lot of coin. And the Oatmeal, a.k.a. Seattle online cartoonist Matt Inman, has made more than a cool million for his “Let’s Build a Goddamn Tesla...
Oatmeal's Tesla fundraising campaign now over $1 million
Hugh MacLeod Illustrates The Action Of The First Day Of Disrupt

Steampunk-style guitars with macabre pasts

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You might know Tony Cochran as the cartoonist behind the "Agnes" comic strip, but did you know he also makes steampunk guitars? Take a look....
Steampunk-style guitars with macabre pasts

Opera About Walt Disney Refused Permission To Use Disney Images

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Techdirt has noted before the hypocrisy of Disney in refusing to allow others to draw on its creativity in the same way that it has drawn on the art and ideas of the past. Here's another example, but this time it's an opera that's had difficulties: A British-designed and directed...
Opera About Walt Disney Refused Permission To Use Disney Images

Solving Potential Plagiarism Through Mutual Respect And Understanding

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Back in June, we shared a story in which a comic artist had claimed that another artist had "ripped off" her idea. We even took the time to remind people that multiple comedians can come up with the same joke independently of each other. These situations are nothing new in...
Solving Potential Plagiarism Through Mutual Respect And Understanding
Lawyer attacking The Oatmeal shocked by big mean Internet's reaction

Can charity squash frivolous lawsuits?

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The case of the cartoonist at The Oatmeal who was threatened by a lawyer for FunnyJunk after his work was allegedly ripped off hundreds of times surely offers some hope for humanity and, perhaps, for the legal system. [Read more]...
Can charity squash frivolous lawsuits?

Comics of the Week #15

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Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist who’s one of the most published, prolific and...
Comics of the Week #15

Cartoonist Hugh MacLeod of Gaping Void on digital life for artists

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Hugh MacLeod, the cartoonist known for his work on his blog Gaping Void was sketching as an artist in residence at LeWeb 2012 in London. His hectic scratchy style was shown as the conference launched its theme, ‘Faster than Real Time’ back in April. Pop-eyed toothsome characters appeared with his...
Cartoonist Hugh MacLeod of Gaping Void on digital life for artists

Stop Whining And Embrace Google+ Already

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Oh, the horror! Google is so evil it's making everyone use its stupid social network. As the Wall Street Journal pointed out earlier this week, Google+, the social network all about the circles, is now inescapable.  Besides Google employees being forced to use it (and now bitching about using it...
Stop Whining And Embrace Google+ Already
The Oatmeal mails pics of cash, Kodiak bear seduction to lawyer
Anonymous takes on Indian government, Bollywood

Cartoonist Turns Tweets Into Micro-Comics: A Four-Panel Picture Is Worth 140 Characters

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Twitter is — in my view — the finest communications medium under the sun. And the most fun you can have in 140 characters. It’s also proof that everyone benefits from being edited, even if it’s only self-editing taking place. If you’re looking for evidence that brevity really is the...
Cartoonist Turns Tweets Into Micro-Comics: A Four-Panel Picture Is Worth 140 Characters

Finding the mystery man behind FunnyJunk

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Last month's legal faceoff between Tucson lawyer Charles Carreon and online cartoonist Matt Inman devolved quickly into a sideshow, but it was spurred by a quite serious initial letter asking for $20,000 in cash. Carreon originally represented a user-generated content humor site called FunnyJunk, which was upset about comments Inman had...
Finding the mystery man behind FunnyJunk

Mix Up the Workweek by Setting Your Own “20-Percent Time”

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Many large companies have policies that allow employees to spend some of their time working on their own projects. These programs are often used to entice high-caliber job applicants, as well as encourage innovation. For example, Google has what it calls “20-Percent Time”, where its employees spend one day each...
Mix Up the Workweek by Setting Your Own “20-Percent Time”

The Oatmeal Is Sued Again, This Time By An Obscure Greeting Card Manufacturer

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Can Matthew Inman catch a break? This time the erstwhile cartoonist also known as The Oatmeal is being sued by Oatmeal Studios, a card manufacturer famous for their Spenser’s Gifts-style greeting cards including the classic “At our age who needs a GPS… …if we can’t remember why we got in...
The Oatmeal Is Sued Again, This Time By An Obscure Greeting Card Manufacturer

The Oatmeal Sued Again - This Time For Trademark Infringement

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It just seems unlikely that someone doing business as wholesome breakfast food would find himself facing two lawsuits mere months apart. Matthew Inman, the cartoonist behind The Oatmeal, had just finished staring down a trollish lawyer named Charles Carreon, using a combination of bearsex and charitable donations. Now, Inman finds himself...
The Oatmeal Sued Again - This Time For Trademark Infringement

A pen for an iPad?

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My friend is a cartoonist and she got an iPad and loves it. She of course wants to draw cartoons with it. Drawing with a finger is too funky. Anyone know if there's a way to hook up a pen for drawing?...
A pen for an iPad?

Interview with cartoonist Ronald Searle

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The great illustrator Ronald Searle turned 90 yesterday. He was interviewed on the BBC's Channel 4. He's still working, and smart as a whip and very funny. It is interesting to see his desk and drawing tools. I was surprised to learn that he is more highly regarded in...
Interview with cartoonist Ronald Searle

DOJ: Toss the cartoonist's appeal out of e-book case

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The U.S. Department of Justice says Bob Kohn, who filed some of his arguments as cartoon strip, has no standing in the case involving five book publishers and Apple. [Read more]...
DOJ: Toss the cartoonist's appeal out of e-book case

Cartoonist Crusader Launches Fundraiser for Nikola Tesla Museum

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Inventor Nikola Tesla may finally get the recognition he deserves if cartoonist Matthew Inman has his way. In a bid to buy the land on which Tesla's former Shoreham, New York laboratory sits, the creator of The Oatmeal has launched an IndieGoGo fundraising campaign to come up with $850,000 in...
Cartoonist Crusader Launches Fundraiser for Nikola Tesla Museum

Winners of the inaugural Data Journalism Awards announced

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The six winners and three honourable mentions of the first ever international data journalism awards have been announced. The Guardian's Riot Rumours interactive won the prize for Data Visualisation and Storytelling in a national or international publication• More data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianThe six winners and the...
Winners of the inaugural Data Journalism Awards announced

Following Rovio's footsteps, Pixowl raises $1.2 million to expand on its cartoony-cute Grub series

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Mobile game company Pixowl announced today it has raised $1.2 million in seed funding from Angel List. Investors in the company now include 500 Startups, Kima Ventures and Pymar Venture. The company had previously received $100,000 in initial funding from serial entrepreneurs Martin Varsavsky and Fabrice Grinda. Pixowl already has...
Following Rovio's footsteps, Pixowl raises $1.2 million to expand on its cartoony-cute Grub series
"Rapeutation": Charles Carreon still not done with The Oatmeal

Everyone’s into “Everyone Draw Muhammad Day” except cartoonist who suggested it

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Everyone’s into “Everyone Draw Muhammad Day” except cartoonist who suggested it
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