The AfroFuturist Affair originally began as a singular event in October 2011 to provide opportunities for Black Sci-Fi and Afrofuturistic-identified artists, authors, and activists to creatively commune in one space, with proceeds from the event going to Need in Deed nonprofit. Since that…
jackstorm asked: when are you guys dropping that mix from the 215 event online? i can only find the 2012 joint
Hey jack. Not releasing until December, same time as the print issue. I’ll be in contact in the next week or so with the first mix.
NATO Standard Phonetic Alphabet,
The phonetic alphabet was developed as a way to spell things out over radio communications that may be less then ideal, I.E. a lot of static or weak signal. All the words were chosen because they have a distinct sound that is easy to pick out. Military and police communications use the phonetic alphabet heavily and can be helpful to know for talking over CB’s or FRS (walky talky) radios.