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The Glass Wings mailing list and blog is for general idle chit-chat about things we find interesting, especially humor, animation or other subjects relevant to the Glass Wings web site.

Who's interviewing who?! Richard Ayoade speaks to Krishnan Guru-Murthy

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:01:37 +1100

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjC3ycS_2js

"Actor and director Richard Ayoade is famously shy. So shy, in fact,
that when he wrote his latest book, he interviewed himself. He talks to
Channel 4 News about why he's so uncomfortable with interviews."

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Military Leaders Tired Of Being Upstaged By Little Girls

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:59:59 +1100

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
<http://www.animemaru.com/military-leaders-tired-of-being-upstaged-by-little-girls/>

"BRUSSELS, Belgium – A meeting of top-tier commanders in the North
Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was marred by a string of recent
global catastrophes that were averted at the last second, not by NATO

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The Dryad’s Shoe by T. Kingfisher

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:13:01 +1100

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
http://www.fantasy-magazine.com/new/new-fiction/the-dryads-shoe/

"Once upon a time, in a land near and far away, there was a girl whose
mother died when she was young."

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Innovation Works Better, Faster With Openness, Not Lock-In

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:11:50 +1100

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
<https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141011/06363328798/innovation-works-better-faster-with-openness-not-lock-in.shtml>

"Going for proprietary solutions that lock users in is a short-term
strategy from a company afraid of its own ability to innovate. Those who
actually know they can continue to innovate long term don't need to

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Factoria Circular and their giant musical wheel

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 03:14:59 +1100

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTeCh8K5-4s

This is very cool.  They're Factoria Circular from Barcelona.  More
here:  http://vimeo.com/29005018

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Deleting The Digital Divide One Computer at a Time

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 03:05:16 +1100

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
<https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/deleting-the-digital-divide-one-computer-at-a-time>

"A child's exposure to technology should never be predicated by the
ability to afford it."

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Visiting the Quirky Cat Boat in Amsterdam

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:27:18 +1100

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
http://www.travelocafe.com/2014/10/cat-boat-amsterdam.html

"There is a boat in Amsterdam that stole our heart. It's an ugly,
rectangular boat and it has a fence. But it offers sanctuary to about 50
cute cats and this, for us, makes it the best spot to be in Amsterdam."

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Imagine Dragons - Radioactive

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:26:27 +1100

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktvTqknDobU

How have I not heard of this before?  Imagine Dragons are very cool.

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Eyecatcher

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:39:03 +1100

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
<http://prostheticknowledge.tumblr.com/post/99910041161/eyecatcher-interactive-installation-from>

"Using a combination of industrial robotics and high power magnets, a
seemingly inconspicuous frame on a wall, magically comes to life."

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The Scalzi Gender

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:37:35 +1100

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
http://whatever.scalzi.com/2014/10/14/the-scalzi-gender/

'Today's dipshit tweet about me: "someday not far off we will
recategorize these left wing scalzi-faced beta pseudo-men as a third
gender" ... I'LL GET MY OWN GENDER, PEOPLE. I don't know, that seems

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