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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.

The RPG Scrollbars: A Quest For Heroes

Mon, 25 May 2015 18:30:31 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2015/05/18/hero-u-interview/

"Heroism is at the core of most fantasy stories, but there’s a
difference between being a hero and simply a weapon to be pointed at the
world’s biggest threat. When heroes happily loot peasants’ houses and

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Check out this fandom-themed short film from promising young director, Yulin Kuang

Mon, 25 May 2015 18:29:23 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
http://boingboing.net/2015/05/19/check-out-this-fandom-themed-s.html

"It’s a charming story that shows off Kuang’s visual flare, which is
clearly influenced by the likes of Wes Anderson and Edgar Wright but
still feels unique."

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RIP Marlene Mallicoat

Sun, 24 May 2015 12:55:33 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
Rest in peace Marlene Mallicoat, beloved partner and wife of Ted Nelson.
 She contributed immensely to Project Xanadu and will be greatly missed.

http://hyperland.com/MJM.JPG

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Here's What Happened When A Neighborhood Decided To Ban Cars For A Month

Sun, 24 May 2015 12:53:56 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
<http://www.fastcoexist.com/3045836/heres-what-happened-when-a-neighborhood-decided-to-ban-cars-for-a-month>

"Two years ago, an average neighborhood in the South Korean city of
Suwon embarked on a radical experiment: For one month, the neighborhood
suddenly got rid of every car.

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Elizabethan Superheroes

Sun, 24 May 2015 12:52:55 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.sadanduseless.com/2014/11/elizabethan-superheroes/

These are really beautiful.  Via Muse.

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Google researchers create amazing timelapses from public photos

Sat, 23 May 2015 13:47:19 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.engadget.com/2015/05/18/timelapse-from-public-domain-photos/

"There are a zillion digital photos in the public domain and scientists
have just figured out something very cool to do with them. A team from
Google and the University of Washington have developed a fully automated

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This adult pajama onesie looks just like a full business suit -- one guy wore it for a week and no one noticed

Sat, 23 May 2015 13:40:42 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.businessinsider.com.au/greg-ferenstein-suitsy-review-2015-5

"I spent the last week gliding around San Francisco in the now infamous
“Suitsy”, an adult-sized pajama onesie disguised as a full business
suit. At bars and in meetings, no one seemed to notice anything amiss.

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Medicine Hat becomes the first city in Canada to eliminate homelessness

Sat, 23 May 2015 13:39:42 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
<http://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/as-it-happens-thursday-edition-1.3074402/medicine-hat-becomes-the-first-city-in-canada-to-eliminate-homelessness-1.3074742>

"Medicine Hat, a city in southern Alberta, pledged in 2009 to put an end
to homelessness. Now they say they've fulfilled their promise.

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No, RIAA, It's Not The End Of The World For Musicians

Fri, 22 May 2015 13:10:49 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
<https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150512/13343330980/no-riaa-not-end-world-musicians.shtml>

"No, it's not. My latest law review article rebuts these cries and shows
how new technologies have allowed musicians to participate in every step
of the process of creating, developing, and marketing music."

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自主制作アニメ 「 May 」

Fri, 22 May 2015 13:09:42 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-PY17Wrj_sk

"Nichijō no naka no chottoshita kibō o kaita animēshon sakuhin.
Animation film depicts a little hope in the everyday."

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