Kite Photography

Here are some pictures I took by flying a camera-carrying kite over Boston: More at xkcd.com/kite. I’m getting a larger kite and hope to make some higher flights. I can’t really plan when I’ll be out there since it depends on the weather, but if you’re nearby (I’m flying them from the MIT athletic field), …

Life Imitates xkcd, Part II: Richard Stallman

As if Cory Doctorow getting dressed in a red cape and goggles after I drew this comic wasn’t crazy enough, in response to this comic, two xkcd fans — Rafael Roquetto and Mauro Persano — have bought Richard Stallman a katana: The had it shipped to him at the FSF offices (more pictures here). He …

Cory Doctorow

There’s no red cape. But, then again, this was taken back in 2004: Photo courtesty Windley (via, of course, a Creative Commons license) Cory Doctorow was the guy who first convinced me to publish xkcd under a CC license, allowing people to share my comics freely. It’s easy to do and was one of the …