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(na-na-na-na-na-na) Today is my birthday!
(na-na-na-na-na-na) It seems I'm getting older!
(na-na-na-na-na-na) Today is my birthday!
(na-na-na-na-na-na) so I thought I'd post an update about the state of my site and various creative projects!
(na-na-na-na-na-na) Today is my birthday!
(na-na-na-na-na-na) verse four could use some rework!
Usually when I have a birthday I do something silly like post my age in binary, or hexadecimal, or occasionally I post a link to a cause I'd like people to support. Once I asked people to review my books as a birthday present. I'm not doing any of that today, though I will note that 44 doesn't ...
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Still the best Devo song ever written by someone other than Devo.
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I'm pleased to announce that the Pen and Cape Society has published its first podcast!

THROWING THE GUN, Episode One!

In this debut episode:

 - we discuss "unpopular superheroes"
 - we discuss the "Throwing the Gun" trope
 - I claim the latest Superman movie wasn't all that bad, and pretty much nobody agrees with me.

http://penandcapesociety.com/podcast/throwing-the-gun/
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Part Four of Curveball Issue 23 went up this morning, so that's a wrap.

Now I have to get started on Issue 24, which--like Issue 12--will be double-sized. Ugh...
You are here. Home; » Fiction; » Curveball; » TOC; » Issue 23: AEInterlude. Issue 23: AEInterlude. HOME · TOC · PODCASTS · ABOUT · ON TVTROPES · BUY IT. Submitted by Christopher Wright on Thu, 2015-04-30 14:28. Story: Christopher Wright Cover: Pascalle Lepas Logo: Garth Graham ...
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You use Linux, right? You can't just do Compose-Shift+A-Shift+E? The Windows code for it is Alt+0198. Mac keyboard code is Shift-Option-'. The HTML for it is Æ.
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The funniest desktop setup I ever saw! 
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Heh...  So you say...they'll bodge up the "new" browser too.
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PILLARS OF ETERNITY ON LINUX

Proprietary Nvidia drivers: works great!

Open-sourced Radeon drivers: works great on proprietary Nvidia drivers!
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Ooh, I have my eye on this game but no time at present! :(
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The first six parts of Curveball Issue 24: Triple Helix are now up! This is a double-sized issue, so there's more to come.

In other, completely unrelated news, I'm pretty sure I should never consider doing double-sized issues, ever again.
Triple Helix: Part One · Triple Helix: Part Two · Triple Helix: Part Three · Triple Helix: Part Four · Triple Helix: Part Five · Triple Helix, Part Six · ‹ AEInterlude: Part Four up Triple Helix: Part One › · Reddit logo. Digg logo. StumbleUpon logo. del.icio.us logo. Facebook logo ...
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Giant-Size Curveball! (Will there be an introduction of a whole new heretofore unseen set of characters? Read and find out!)
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Those of you following the Curveball serial, a brief announcement.

Curveball Issue 24 was pushed back to June.

https://www.eviscerati.org/site-news/2015/06/Curveball-Issue-24-Pushed-Back-June

This is kind of a redundant announcement since, of course, it is already June -- but I still thought I should at least acknowledge it.

The moral of this story is that I can't write a double-sized issue AND do release testing on a compressed schedule for my day job at the same time. At least, not in the time frame I wanted.
well obviously it has, because it's June. Still, a brief explanation is in order. Issue 24 is a double-sized issue (about 16000 words instead of the standard 8-10K) so there's more to write. On top of that, I've been putting longer hours in at work because we're testing a new release, ...
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I have bookmarked this page and will be taking more extensive notes later...
 
SF and Age of Sail authors will both love this. It's a synopsis of the different classes of ships in naval fleets and their typical function. With plenty of examples. A very handy reference for anyone dealing with military fleets of some kind.
Yup, spaceships again.  Between Star Citizen, the new Halo, the new Star Wars, a couple of key mods for Sins of a Solar Empire that I keep up with and have done some voice work on, and Destiny...
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I found it extremely useful. I knew a good bit of it already (or maybe instinctively, or maybe I've watched too many old sci-fi and war movies), but it was cool seeing it spelled out. I'm secretly working on a sci-fi naval epic, and some of the world-building has been daunting. I've had a devil of a time classifying the ship the main characters man, and this seemed to help narrow it down. (For the curious, it's likely a cross between a cruiser and a carrier, since it operates independently quite often but is also functionally a fighter carrier. The main protagonist and many of his pals start out as fighter pilots.)
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Parts One and Two of Curveball Issue 23: AEInterlude are now up! Parts Three and Four should be posted later today.

In this issue: someone unexpected returns!

Hint: it's not Liberty.
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Those of you with experience in Creative Commons licensing, I could use a few pointers here. I have some material I'm trying to pick from to use as intro/outro music for a podcast and I want to make sure I comply with the proper licenses.

There's a lot of music out there distributed under CC licenses, and I've found a number of tracks that are mostly under two different versions:

CC-A-NC-SA -- Attribution required, noncommercial use only, share alike

CC-A-C-SA -- Attribution required, commercial use permitted, share alike

My assumption is that whatever license the music is using will determine the license I use for my work, due to the "SA" part. So, for example, if I use a track that is "C-SA" the podcast must also be "C-SA," and if I use a track that is "NC-SA," the podcast must also be "NC-SA." Is that assumption correct?
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I'm not honestly sure.  I'd reference the creativecommons website first.
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Do you hate taxes? Well, you're not alone. Pretty much everyone I know hates taxes. That's why April 15 is usually such a lousy day in the United States.

That's why this April 15th, after choking down your bile as you force yourself to send off money to your Least Favorite Uncle, you should treat yourself to a StoryBundle! And have I got a StoryBundle for you...

Also: Pay Me, Bug! gets a new cover.
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Already have Pay Me, Bug!

Really enjoyed the story.
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