‘The Thread’ sets out to expose “how the internet manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombers changed the face of journalism forever.”
I do this ride for the cruel but timely reminder of just how doughy I am heading into warmer months.
As I prepared for my second warrantless search of the afternoon …
“We want to be an institution,” he says. “Not just a chain.”
“I know we’re going to get people that roll their eyes about the name of the book because they think it’s a marketing ploy and a t-shirt, but to them I’ll just say ‘read it.'”
This legal Ping-Pong game will continue to go back and forth through his trial. Meanwhile, Dzhokhar sits in his cell, living off meals of chicken and rice and allowed to make only one phone call, write only one letter each week.
This is annoying to even have to say, but Boston is different from Cambridge, is different from Somerville, is different from Watertown.
Smarter city or city under surveillance?
You partied hard at Boston Calling and there’s facial recognition data to prove it
Boston Calling attendees didn’t know they were all unwitting test subjects for a sophisticated new event monitoring platform. We’re not talking about old school black and white surveillance cameras. More like technology that analyzes every passerby for height, clothing, and skin color.