October 12, 2020


Le Vent du Nord - A few years ago I accidentally fell over this band on an Internet radio station, and they quickly became one of my favourite musical things ever. As it happens, they'll be performing live on November 6 in the UK and online. If you're in that time zone and have 12 quid, this is a wonderful way to spend an evening. (See below.)

A Beginner's Guide to Cyberpunk - If you're looking to get started.... (Quick warning: This links to Medium and would use up one of your free stories.)

LibreOffice is lookin' pretty cool in Ubuntu 20.10

You missed Cyberpunk Day, but the website kicks ass.

An old image from the Spanish Flu of people wearing masks. One person wears a sign that says "Wear a mask or go to jail."
From the 1918 pandemic. History doesn't repeat itself, but it often rhymes.


Speaking of Le Vent du Nord, here's their performance in Shrewsbury a few years back. If you listen to nothing else, listen to Lanlaire.

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This article was updated on October 12, 2020

Dan is a systems librarian, technologist, podcaster, blogger, historian, coder, digital creative, author, and cyberpunk. He's the creator and host of Cyberpunk Librarian, a podcast exploring public libraries and open source. He's written five or six books, depending on how you want to count them. And he's typically working on some kinda musical project involving ambient and space genres.

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