CNET: Marvel and DC grind to a halt due to coronavirus lockdown. “Both Marvel and DC have delayed their April 1 comic releases due to the coronavirus outbreak. Following distributor Diamond’s decision to stop shipping print comics to retailers last week, the two publishers opted to stop or cut back on their digital releases as well, as previously reported by CNET sister site Comicbook.com.”
Atlanta Black Star: Facing Rapid Gentrification, D.C. Cultural Activist Fights to Preserve African-American Art, History
Atlanta Black Star: Facing Rapid Gentrification, D.C. Cultural Activist Fights to Preserve African-American Art, History . “With several historic D.C. neighborhoods facing fast-encroaching gentrification, longtime locals fear that the rich, Black history of the city’s Southeast region is bound to be wiped out — and soon. The rapid change has since prompted D.C. native and cultural activist Vernard Gray, 76, to launch a website called Made East River, a complete directory of people who create artistic products and offer creative services in Wards 7 and 8, according to The Washington Post.”
StateScoop: D.C. announces ‘open by default’ data policy . “Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the signing of an executive order Thursday that creates a new policy setting an ‘open by default’ standard for all District government data.”
The latest addition to the Google Street View gallery — the Batman vs Superman bat cave. “You’ll start on the surface, inside Bruce Wayne’s lake house. Click through and you’ll quickly stumble upon the subterranean base, complete with the Batmobile and a glass cabinet containing a Joker-graffitied Robin costume. The armored Batsuit and Batcomputer reside upstairs, along with plenty of other weapons and R&D projects.” Too bad Batman doesn’t write all his passwords on a sticky note and put it on his monitor.