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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 Book No One Read

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:30:27 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
https://medium.com/@NautilusMag/the-book-no-one-read-da967b030c4a

"Lem was a polymath, a voracious reader who devoured not only the
classic literary canon, but also a plethora of research journals,
scientific periodicals, and popular books by leading researchers. His

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How a Phone Glitch Sparked a Teenage Riot

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:28:04 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<https://medium.com/s/love-hate/how-a-phone-glitch-sparked-a-teenage-riot-eb785c39bd01>

"When kids turned a state-owned telecom system into a proto-Internet,
police cracked down with brutal force"

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Twilight of the Racist Uncles

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:26:38 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
https://thebaffler.com/latest/twilight-of-the-racist-uncles-burmila

"Younger users aren’t ditching Facebook because of Alex Jones; they are
leaving because listening to all of America’s uncles at once is our
literal nightmare. It is unpleasant enough to deal with our own aging

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clear channel uses digital billboards to help the homeless find shelter in sweden

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 22:34:47 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<https://www.designboom.com/technology/clear-channel-ooh-campaign-helps-homeless-sweden-01-08-2019/>

"clear channel sweden has partnered with the local government to launch
the ‘out of home’ (OOH) campaign in an effort to direct stockholm’s
homeless population towards shelter during the cold winter months. the

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The Mysterious Life (and Death) of Africa’s Oldest Trees

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 22:33:50 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<https://www.topic.com/the-mysterious-life-and-death-of-africa-s-oldest-trees>

"“Anybody who thinks about the speed at which the climate is changing
most species will have problems going forward, and baobabs will be no
exception,” said David Baum."

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Client Liaison - World Of Our Love

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 22:32:35 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XnyF-tDia4

Aussie Aussie Aussie!

Also check out their amazing website: http://www.clientliaison.com

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Thousands of stars turning into crystals

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 23:50:24 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/uow-tos010819.php

"The first direct evidence of white dwarf stars solidifying into
crystals has been discovered by astronomers at the University of
Warwick, and our skies are filled with them"

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Open world paint 'em up Eastshade arrives February 13th

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 23:49:28 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2019/01/08/open-world-art-adventure-eastshade-soon/>

"Eastshade seems a much calmer take on open world fantasy adventures
than most. It may have crafting and construction, but there’s no swords
or bows or guns, just painting. Set up your easel, take in the scenes of

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The First Time My White Husband Witnessed Someone Discriminate Against Me for the Color of My Skin

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 23:47:57 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<https://www.glamour.com/story/amber-ruffin-on-being-in-an-interacial-relationship>

"As a black woman in America, Amber Ruffin, who is a writer and
performer on Late Night with Seth Meyers, is used to dealing with her
share of bias. Her husband Jan wasn’t. Jan is white—and Dutch. They

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Simple FOSS versus Complex Enterprise Software

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:31:57 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
http://levlafayette.com/node/583

'As is often the case real IT operators in large organisations find
themselves having to deal with "enterprise" software which has been
imposed upon them. The decision to implement such software is usually

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