#MorningMonarchy: January 8, 2016


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20160108_MorningMonarchyMinimum wages, BAFTA and Bowie’s Blackstar + this day in history w/Hollerith punch cards and our song of the day by Pillar Point on your Morning Monarchy for January 8, 2016.

Notes/Links:

Where The December Jobs Were: Minimum Wage Deluge Continues
https://twitter.com/zerohedge/status/685488174819340288

What White House officials will discuss with Silicon Valley executives today
https://twitter.com/Reuters/status/685488010129989633

Flashback: ISIS Twitter Accounts Traced Back to UK Government by Hackers (Dec 2015)
http://www.alternet.org/world/isis-twitter-accounts-traced-back-uk-government-hackers

4 injured in explosion at Massachusetts chemical plant
https://twitter.com/FoxNews/status/685315006376722433

#NavigatingNetflix: #BAFTA Nominees Announced With @CIA Dupe @TomHanks’ CIA Flick, @BridgeofSpies Leading
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/685492790021632001

James Corbett on Guns And Butter Discussing ‘How Big Oil Conquered the World’
https://twitter.com/corbettreport/status/685476062029975552

New York Public Library Lets You Download 180,000 Images in High Res
https://twitter.com/jdags/status/685284102266843136

Attention vinyl geeks: Portland series goes extra-rare with 33-run LPs
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/685463874275966976

David Bowie releases new album ‘#Blackstar’ on 69th birthday
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/685493197766709248

Video: David Bowie – “Blackstar”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kszLwBaC4Sw

What Is David Bowie’s Blackstar Really About?
http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2016/01/blackstar-david-bowie-review-interpretation-isis-ego-stardom/422928/

#ThisDayInHistory: #January8 – Elvis, Bowie, Shirley Bassey
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/685295229620981760

1889 – Herman Hollerith issued patent #395,791 for punched card calculator
1963 – Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa exhibited in US for the first time, at the National Gallery in DC
1973 – Trial of seven men accused of illegal entry into Democratic Party headquarters at Watergate begins
2011 – Attempted assassination of Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords in AZ

#SongsOfTheDay: Pillar Point – “Part Time Love”
https://twitter.com/PumpUpThaVolume/status/685402454762991616