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This Wednesday evening our @HackerRadioShow is still on a break, but I will be doing some live standup comedy and storytelling at the WBAI Halloween comedy fundraiser show. Come check it out if you're in range of Brooklyn! 🎃👻🦇🎙️📡🔊
youtu.be/9joguhY8AaY

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Hear Orson Welles’ Iconic "War of the Worlds" Broadcast (1938).

The most iconic radio broadcast took place 80 years ago today.
openculture.com/?p=78753 t.co/ruUwk6cho7

This Wednesday evening our @HackerRadioShow is still on a break, but I will be doing some live standup comedy and storytelling at the WBAI Halloween comedy fundraiser show. Come check it out if you're in range of Brooklyn! 🎃👻🦇🎙️📡🔊
youtu.be/9joguhY8AaY

If you're one of my pals and/or readers here who is doing please DM me, I have something in mind that might be of help.

@doctorow: "if you buy a Pixel 3, there's a bizarre, obscure option where you are given the chance to enter your device's serial number in order to opt out of binding arbitration." #bewaretheleopard

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Screenshot CC BY-SA Sean O'Brien

I seriously look forward to this every year.. this year's Monster Mashup album has dropped! Lots of lovely Halloweeny mashups by artists from all over the web. facebook.com/monstermashupalbu

🎃👻🦇🎶

Be sure to also check out the ones from previous years if you haven't already.

*slaps roof of Horatio*

this bad boy can fit so many more things in heaven and Earth than are dreamt of in your philosophy

Designer Creates a 3D-Printed Stamp That Replaces Andrew Jackson with Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill.

And he made it free to download. openculture.com/?p=1056521 t.co/UW81jEqMyS

Listen to some old-school telco recordings it appeared in at thisisarecording.com/disconnec .

The idea, of course, is that robocalling systems will hear the tones and flag my number as no good, while humans will keep listening and hear my normal greeting. After a month or so I seem to be getting significantly fewer of the latest flood of robocalls.

I think I've managed to cut down on my spam robocalls with an old trick from the analog era. I send all unknown calls to voicemail, and my voicemail greeting starts with an Intercept Tone (more info: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_ , playable/downloadable at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:IC_ )

The Intercept Tone is the famous "doo-daa-deep" at the beginning of US telephone company recordings informing the caller that the number has been disconnected.

Two Documentaries Introduce Delia Derbyshire, the Pioneer in Electronic Music goo.gl/Co4FxX t.co/ONm9vZztxK

this is who will greet you at the pearly gates in goth heaven

RT @killianfantasy@twitter.com: Seriously folx, if you know any marginalized authors who need maps for their books, send them my way.

Mapmaking is a passion of mine and I want to help other authors have their vision become a reality.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/killianfantasy/sta

Reading online news, 2008:
- go to website
- read news

Reading online news, 2018:
- go to website
- no, don’t share location
- hell no, don’t send me notifications
- consent to cookie warning
- consent to policies
- no, don’t open in app
- no, don’t want the newsletter
- skip inspirational quote
- close full page ad
- read news

Is the 30% off of my nostarch.com books with coupon code ILUVMICHAEL not good enough? Do you want to avoid putting extra money in my pocket?

No Starch is having a Day Against DRM sale. RIGHT2READ40 gets you 40% off.

I have a hard-drive dock that looked a bit dull, so I repainted it as DisembAudio, the toaster-shaped, robot-voiced mascot of RiffTrax. Now my data can sync in style.

Over at @b3ta there's a challenge going on about what typo versions of websites would look like. I made Netflax.

More at: b3ta.com/challenge/typowebsite (some entries NSFW)

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