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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.

Radiooooo.com - The Musical Time Machine

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:29:45 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
http://radiooooo.com/

Very cool!  Via the kickstarter.com newsletter.

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It’s the criminal economy, stupid!

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:27:31 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
<https://medium.com/institute-for-the-future/it-s-the-criminal-economy-stupid-28fac7936b8b>

"Naming and shaming corporate tax dodgers isn’t enough. We need to hack
them and track them, too."

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I'm on the Kill List. This is what it feels like to be hunted by drones

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:26:44 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
<http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/i-am-on-the-us-kill-list-this-is-what-it-feels-like-to-be-hunted-by-drones-a6980141.html>

"Friends decline my invitations and I have taken to sleeping outside
under the trees, to avoid becoming a magnet of death for my family"

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Trader slams "stupid" seafront scaremongering

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:25:50 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
<http://www.echo-news.co.uk/news/14417436.Tourists__detained__by_mob____for_taking_photos_of_seafront/>

"A SEAFRONT trader has criticised members of the public for rounding on
foreign tourists and accusing them of being paedophiles."

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The Cave Art Paintings of the Chauvet Cave

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:51:45 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.bradshawfoundation.com/chauvet/

"The Chauvet Cave is one of the most famous prehistoric rock art sites
in the world. With one exception, all of the cave art paintings have
been dated between 30,000 & 33,000 years ago."

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80s Synth Medley (3 guys, 6 keyboards)

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:50:38 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpbAe2HyzqA

"Three guys, six keyboards, fifteen hits of the 1980s, all played live."

What fun!

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KNIFONIUM SteampunkSpaceSpies

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:49:48 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-gGuo17lYA

"25 tube monophonic synthesizer."

So retro!  Sounds great.  Via Adafruit Industries.

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Compelling Science Fiction

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:57:15 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
http://compellingsciencefiction.com/

"We are a new online science fiction magazine focused on ‘hard’ science
fiction. All our stories are freely readable on this site, and we also provide
a DRM-free subscription for .mobi and .epub formats through Patreon to read on

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How an internet mapping glitch turned a random Kansas farm into a digital hell

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:56:14 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
<http://fusion.net/story/287592/internet-mapping-glitch-kansas-farm/>

"An hour’s drive from Wichita, Kansas, in a little town called Potwin, there is
a 360-acre piece of land with a very big problem."

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Act of Love

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:54:23 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
<https://www.facebook.com/1063897063646185/videos/1073199559382602/>

"Animal Courtship Dictionary of 73 different species from all over the world."

Adds new meaning to "giving someone the bird!"  Via Muse.

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