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
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…
The first broadcast of BSR was during the week of July 25, 2005. In looking through some old station materials and history, it appears that it has been 3 years, 8 months, 10 days since the last broadcast. That broadcast was held at Intervention 6 in Rockville, Maryland. I had already been on hiatus for some period of time, but I was asked to return to Intervention. The station and the listeners had some wonderful parties, and some memorable radio during Intervention's run. It was, as a recall, a pretty good show. Then again, almost all of them were... I had let myself forget that under the weight of Real Life(tm). 44 months is a long time to be away. It is time to break loose a bit, poke fun at the serious, and remember not to take much seriously. BSR is back. SAY IT LOUD! WE ARE BACK BABY (ribs)!The plan is to return to a regularly scheduled show, add some improved technology, more awful music, lots of incoherent (incohe-rant) talk, and all the weirdness that hopefully makes you …
Besides staffing, I managed to come in first (three-way tie out of eight) in the annual OGRE tourney. As a parting shot, I nuked the hex where my office is located in downtown DC.
I also participated in the National Security Decision Making game for the first time. I was way over my head trying to play a Chinese Industrialist, but I learned the game system and I look forward to trying the game again in the future. I just wish my cunning plan to drop the Monkey Island space station on the new Space Elevator terminal had succeeded.
And obviously I took a lot of pictures, and got to see many friends.
It was a fine weekend, I look forward to EV 2020.
DID I MENTION WE ARE HAVING A SHOW TOMORROW? THE USUAL TIME (8 PM US/EASTERN…