India’s Daughter [BBC documentary]

Powerful film by Leslee Udwin about the rape and murder of Jyoti Singh that set India alight. India banned the film ahead of its planned broadcast as part of the 2015 International Women’s Day; the BBC brought its broadcast forward to March 4 2015. (Trigger warning: This film contains graphic descriptions of sexual violence.)


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Tuesday Tunes‬ #192 – Butcher Babies

Butcher-Babies Butcher Babies is an American metal band from Los Angeles, California. Frontwomen Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey, guitarist Henry Flury (Amen), bassist Jason Klein (Azdachao) and drummer Chris Warner (Scars of Tomorrow) make up the band. The band so far has released one EP, and one Studio album. Their debut album, Goliath, was released on July 9, 2013 via Century Media Records. It sold 3,300 copies in the US during its first week of release and charted at No. 3 on the Billboard Heatseeker chart and No. 112 on The Billboard 200 chart.wikipedia

Great to see a band that stands up for its fans!

A trip into the Soundwave set for this week’s Tuesday Tunes.

And now for some music …
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This weeks links (2015-03-02)

In brief:

* ‘Inappropriate’ back-burns could drive species extinct (2015-Mar-02) [ABC]
Scientists warn that the wrong fire patterns could see more losses of threatened species across the country.

* The AdventurePro Video Festival (2015-Feb-03) [FB]
Adventure lovers have been demanding an Australian short adventure film / video festival for years — now it’s up to you to enter your videos, sponsor or advertise at the event and / or attend the screening to ensure the events continuing success!


* The Week in Bike #58 – Het Nieuwsblad Eve (2015-Feb-27) [Cyclocosm]

* How The Race Was Won – Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2015

* Spring Classics live on SBS (2015-Feb-24) [SBS]
🚲 Milan – San Remo : Sunday 22 March: 2345-0300 SBS ONE (Live Eastern States/SA)
🚲 Tour of Flanders : Sunday 5 April: 2230–0200 SBS2 (Live Eastern States/SA/NT)
🚲 Paris – Roubaix : Sunday 12 April: 2130–0200 SBS ONE (Live Eastern States/SA/NT) 1930–0000 AWST SBS2 (Live WA)
🚲 Amstel Gold : Sunday 19 April: 2230–0200 SBS ONE (Live Eastern States/SA/NT)
🚲 Fleche-Wallonne : Wednesday 22 April: 2300-0130 SBS ONE (Live Eastern States)
🚲 Liege-Bastogne-Liege : Sunday 26 April: 2230-0200 SBS ONE (Live Eastern States/SA/NT)

Some reading/listening:


Something from Bandcamp:

"The Librarian" – Live at Skirball by Welcome to Night Vale

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Wednesday WIN (2015-Feb-25)

Ocean Film Festival 2015

At the Ocean Film Festival Australia our vision is to inspire you to explore, respect, enjoy, and protect our oceans. Film is at the heart of the Ocean Film Festival Australia and we aim to share the best films from around the globe with our audiences.
In March 2015 the Ocean Film Festival Australia will screen over 2 hours of the most inspirational, educational and entertaining films related to the ocean from independent film makers both international and Australian.
The Ocean Film Festival Australia will include a unique selection of films of varying lengths and styles covering topics such as the oceanic environment, marine creatures, ocean related sports, coastal cultures and ocean lovers.

* Wednesday 11 March – 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Village Crown Casino, Shop 50/8 Whiteman St, Southbank

* Thursday 12 March, 8pm – 11pm
Village Rivoli Cinema, 200 Camberwell Road, Hawthorn East

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Firefox 36.0

Firefox v.36.0 was offered to release channel users on February 24, 2015.


Fixed in Firefox 36.0 [3]
2015-27 Caja Compiler JavaScript sandbox bypass
2015-26 UI Tour whitelisted sites in background tab can spoof foreground tabs
2015-25 Local files or privileged URLs in pages can be opened into new tabs
2015-24 Reading of local files through manipulation of form autocomplete
2015-23 Use-after-free in Developer Console date with OpenType Sanitiser
2015-22 Crash using DrawTarget in Cairo graphics library
2015-21 Buffer underflow during MP3 playback
2015-20 Buffer overflow during CSS restyling
2015-19 Out-of-bounds read and write while rendering SVG content
2015-18 Double-free when using non-default memory allocators with a zero-length XHR
2015-17 Buffer overflow in libstagefright during MP4 video playback
2015-16 Use-after-free in IndexedDB
2015-15 TLS TURN and STUN connections silently fail to simple TCP connections
2015-14 Malicious WebGL content crash when writing strings
2015-13 Appended period to hostnames can bypass HPKP and HSTS protections
2015-12 Invoking Mozilla updater will load locally stored DLL files
2015-11 Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:36.0 / rv:31.5)

Support for the full HTTP/2 protocol

Vulnerability ratings: 3 Critical, 6 High, 6 Moderate, 2 Low
Evaluation: test and update when possible

[1] Firefox features [Mozilla]
[2] Mozilla Firefox 36.0 Release Notes (2015-Feb-24) [Mozilla]
[3] Security Advisories for Firefox [Mozilla]
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This weeks links (2015-02-23)

In brief:

* Cinder Spires #1 Release Date! (2015-Feb-10) []
NEW YORK, NY, February 10, 2015—Roc Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House, announced today the acquisition of a new fantasy series by Jim Butcher, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Dresden Files novels. Executive Editor Anne Sowards bought World English Rights from Jennifer Jackson at Donald Maass Literary Agency. The first novel in the new series, The Cinder Spires: THE AERONAUT’S WINDLASS, will be released in hardcover on September 29, 2015. …


* The Week in Bike #57 – Internal Monologue (2015-Feb-20) [Cyclocosm]

* Women’s Keirin – 2015 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Anna Meares, World Champion.

Some reading/listening:

* Unsealed 4×4 issue 008

* Track Watch – Feb 2015 [FWD Victoria]

Something from Bandcamp:

Life Flows by Eguana

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**Autumn Reading Challenge – 2015**

goodreads **Autumn Reading Challenge – 1/3/15 – 31/5/15**
The Aussie Readers group on Goodreads has the Autumn Reading Challenge;

❝ Welcome to the Autumn challenge where we might enjoy some much appreciated cooler weather:)
Just pretend you do…Obviously you boil the water – then choose (for example) – Black tea which is medium strength, with one sugar and lots of milk. It’s important that you choose the type of tea you think you might like BEFORE choosing your books, otherwise it’s not a challenge, is it:)
That’s a total of only ten (10) books for the Autumn Challenge – a little less than previous seasonal challenges:)
Settle back, relax and enjoy that cuppa;) ❞

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