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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.

Choking on Green

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 22:14:52 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<https://www.quora.com/q/gmxbrurjysxqbumi/Choking-on-Green-read-me-first-for-how-this-repository-came-to-be>

"This is just the story of an unexpected working vacation."

Shava Nerad is on holiday on South Africa and discovered that the

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Cake Wrecks: Blink 182 And You'll Miss It

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 22:13:24 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<https://www.cakewrecks.com/home/2019/3/22/blink-182-and-youll-miss-it.html>

#cakeception !

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Brexit: What's the f**k is going on?

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 22:12:31 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-IL2XwSkFJQ

"By taking back control the UK has shown that it's out of control."

"Jonathan Pie" gets to the heart of the issue as always.

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Humble Freebie: Tacoma

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:21:43 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
https://www.humblebundle.com/store/tacoma

"For a limited time, get a free copy of Tacoma when you subscribe to the
Humble Bundle newsletter."

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Russian-Style Kleptocracy Is Infiltrating America

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:20:17 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2019/03/how-kleptocracy-came-to-america/580471/>

"When the U.S.S.R. collapsed, Washington bet on the global spread of
democratic capitalist values—and lost."

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A "process" matter that is actually life-or-death for the U.S.... and the U.K.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:47:42 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<https://davidbrin.blogspot.com/2019/03/a-process-matter-that-is-actually-life.html>

Via David Brin, who wrote:

I appraise "ranked choice" or "preferential" voting - we've used it for the

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What Republicans and Billionaires Really Mean When They Talk About ‘Freedom’

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:46:02 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<https://www.commondreams.org/views/2019/03/19/what-republicans-and-billionaires-really-mean-when-they-talk-about-freedom>

"America is having a heated debate about the meaning of the word
socialism. We’d be better served if, instead, we were debating the
meaning of freedom."

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Trump Budget Showers Pentagon with Cash—Preparing for War? – Wilkerson & Jay

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:44:50 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<https://therealnews.com/stories/trump-budget-showers-pentagon-with-cash-preparing-for-war-wilkerson-jay>

"Trump’s budget more than doubles OCO war-fighting slush fund and
proposes cutting social safety net by 9% at a time when White House
rhetoric against Iran is heating up and Netanyahu, Mohammed bin Salman,

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If You Think Big Internet Companies Are Somehow To Blame For The New Zealand Massacre, You're Wrong

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 23:13:30 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20190317/18200841813/if-you-think-big-internet-companies-are-somehow-to-blame-new-zealand-massacre-youre-wrong.shtml>

"This is literally blaming the messenger, and distracting from those
actually responsible (the horrible, despicable excuse for a human being
who carried out the attack and the awful people who cheered him on), to

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How a wireless keyboard lets hackers take full control of connected computers

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 23:12:54 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/03/how-a-wireless-keyboard-lets-hackers-take-full-control-of-connected-computers/>

"There’s a critical vulnerability in a model of Fujitsu wireless
keyboard that makes it easy for hackers to take full control of
connected computers, security researchers warned on Friday. Anyone using

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