“Apps aren’t the center of the world. People are.”
Omar Hammami, the most prominent American jihadi left alive, probably should be running. When Hammami came to Somalia for jihad in 2006, he never anticipated that al-Qaida’s local affiliate would pledge to kill its former propaganda asset. And last month, the U.S. government put a $5 million bounty on the head of the 28-year-old Alabama native. These could be the last moments of Hammami’s life.
But Hammami tells Danger Room in an extremely rare and exclusive interview that he’s staying put.
Well, at 10am, really.
Our Google+ Hangout with Mat Honan!
The Hangout will occur at 10 a.m. Pacific time, Friday, August 17, on Wired’s Google+ page, which can be accessed here. Please add Wired to your Google+ circles, and listen while we interview the new (and reluctant) poster boy for digital identity theft, asking him some of your user-submitted questions!
Note: A huge THANKS to all our Tumblr friends for sending us your questions yesterday. Tune in to see his answers! We’ll also post the video for y’all next week, so for those of you who can’t “hang” this morning, you can still check it out.
We got to hang out with RZA and talk kung fu, movies, directing, and all the other awesome stuffs.
…It hasn’t always been the easiest thing to get two small kids to sit still through a photo shoot even if they are quite cooperative. Lee says the secret has always been some kind of payoff.
“I figured out early on that bribery really works,” he says. “Any time I’m like, ‘Let’s go take a picture’ the first thing that comes to their mind is treats.”
We interviewed Bay Area photographer Jason Lee about his [now viral] fun photos of his daughters.