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Apollo at 50

Life is a bit crunchy now, but it isn't time to share that with you all. 


Instead, let me remind everyone that Apollo 11 lifted off 50 years ago today. You can follow the mission "live" at https://apolloinrealtime.org/11/ or watch the original CBS TV Broadcast, see https://paleofuture.gizmodo.com/cbs-news-is-livestreaming-the-original-apollo-11-launch-1836406428 for details.

Because of events celebrating man landing on the Moon, the show on July 18th, 2019 is tentative. Watch social media for further updates.

Cheers,
Illya 

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Friday July 18th, 1969 14:46 - Apollo 11 mission day 3 of 9 - 302,400 Kilometers from Earth, 3,807 km/h, Command Module docked with Lunar Module. 


I'm 67 years old. Every day, the future looks a little bit darker. But the past... even the grimy parts of it... keep on getting brighter. --

Marketing e-mail that might be a bit too curious for work

A company that I do business with apparently is introducing a new product or rebranding itself. They sent the e-mail shown above (and below) to me a day or so ago. I don't normally expect bulk e-mail questions concerning my orientation.

/me falls out of my chair laughing

Bomb Shelter Radio will be broadcasting at 8PM US/Eastern on Thursday. I hope you can join us.

https://bomb.shelter.radio.am/ for all the details

Cheers,
Illya


What will you use to listen to BSR?

So, in about seven days BSR will be back on the air.
For some folks, connecting to BSR will be old hat. The server is in the same location it was during our last million broadcasts, and they already have a streaming application they are familiar with. For others, this may be a new experience (and if so, welcome aboard!) or they need a refresher. Rather than try a one size fits all tutorial just yet, I figured I would start with some basic questions.
What listening tool would you like to use? (e.g. iTunes) What operating system are you on? (e.g. Windows)
This will help us develop a few tutorials to get folks started. Please let us know in the comments.
And now, your moment of zen… https://twitter.com/VirginAustralia/status/1118760531618172928

Cheers, Illya
PS: In theory this should post automatically to the slack channel as well. It is interesting to see the difference between a tool that encourages collaboration (slack), and one that is a closed system (facesplat). The welding of blog…