May 022020
 

Archive.org contributor Windsinger is uploading their entire VHS collection of MTV recordings from the channel’s finest era, from its launch on August 1, 1981 until 1989 (with a few 1991 episodes of 120 Minutes thrown in for good measure). It’s remarkable how the channel has evolved (?) from its pioneering earliest days filled with new music, youth culture, and visual experimentalism to its current form. “I’ve been collecting recordings of full, unedited, WITH commercials &…

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May 022020
 

The Raspberry Pi Foundation have slipped out a new product, a $50 camera module with a larger sensor that increases the resolution from the 8 megapixels of its predecessor to a Sony IMX477R stacked, back-illuminated 12.3 megapixel sensor, and most interestingly adds a mounting ring for a C mount lens (the kind used with CCTV equipment) in place of the tiny fixed focus lenses of past Pi cameras. In addition there is a standard threaded…

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May 022020
 

First up: the government of Saudi Arabia now owns almost 6% of Live Nation / TicketMaster, a half billion dollar investment. Saudi Arabia Buys $500 Million Stake in Live Nation, Stock Rises: The Saudi Public Investment Fund is now the company’s third-largest shareholder, with John Malone’s Liberty Media the largest individual shareholder with a 33 percent stake. […] Many firms have been reluctant to take investment from the fund following the murder of journalist Jamal…

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