LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #205

This week we talk about preparedness in light of a major part of the "public cloud" being taken offline by a meteorological event, proceed with a news miscellany, and have a curious statement from Madam Producer. Direct Download Link: Ogg Vorbis Audio To assist the air staff in covering costs after one member of the crew took not just a pay cut but also an hours cut at their day job, an Amazon list is established here where bulk food items can be purchased and sent to them. A particular newspaper also shows up on the list. Related Links: Reuters: Deadly storms leave millions without power in eastern U.S WKYC: Ohio--State of Emergency, nearly million no power The Ohio News Network: Federal Assistance Coming To Ohio The Register: Amazon cloud knocked out by violent storms in Virginia -- Mother Nature huffs and puffs a derecho The PCMag Digital Network: Netflix, Instagram, Pinterest Restore Services Following Outage Benjamin Kerensa: Reflecting on Netflix, Instagram, Pinterest Downtime Voices for the Library: Public Lending Right and volunteer libraries New York Times: Sweeping Effects as Broadband Moves to Meters The PCMag Digital Network: Minitel R.I.P. (1982-2012) France24: Nation bids 'adieu' to 'French Internet' code4lib: Tools for Reducing and Managing Link Rot in LibGuides The PCMag Digital Network: Farewell Laptop? Mobile Internet Use Jumps France24: Americans moving to mobile Internet: survey Radio Survivor: Ira Glass says stations should junk recycled Car Talk Michael Geist: UNESCO's 2012 Paris OER Declaration PDF of the UNESCO declaration on Open Educational Resources The Register: Gouged by cloud - but it's so convenient Social Science Research Network: Does the Taxing Clause Give Congress Unlimited Power?

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