It is 38F in Brooklyn today. It feels like 31F.

[ October 14] Netscape turned 20. [ October 10] Novelist Patrick Modiano won the Nobel Prize in literature. A new study found that Hispanic high-tech employees earn $16,353 less per year than their non-Hispanic colleagues. Protests began in St. Louis after a police officer killed an 18-year-old black man. Transport for London released designs for its new driverless London Underground trains. JPMorgan Chase’s summer data breach was revealed to have been one of a dozen attempts on financial institutions. [ October 7] A Spanish nurse became the first person to contract the Ebola virus outside of Africa. David Lynch confirmed, via Twitter, that Twin Peaks will be rebooted in 2016. Scientists behind the blue light-emitting diode (LED) received the Nobel Prize in physics. Homestar Runner got an update. HP announced its plan to split into two businesses. The United States Supreme Court declined to hear appeals on same-sex marriage from five states. A Chinese insurance company purchased the Waldorf-Astoria for $1.95b. Hong Kong demonstrator numbers dwindled. [ October 1] Hong Kong demonstrators moved into a sixth day of protests, and two got married amid the fray. The first confirmed Ebola case entered the United States. Derek Jeter, recently retired, launched a publication. Slack was down for eight minutes, leaving some employees briefly wondering how to share their GIFs with coworkers. [ September 30] Taylor Swift wore her “no its becky” tee. Protests in Ferguson continued. Omar Gonzalez broke deep into the White House, overpowering one Secret Service agent. Security researchers convinced Londoners to give up their first child in exchange for free wifi access (not really, though). Chelsea Clinton had her first baby, a daughter. Prince, at age 56, released two new albums. Thom Yorke released one, by surprise, on BitTorrent. New York's mayor voted to raise the minimum wage for some workers to $13.13. The Aral Sea disappeared.

Music

Hannah Diamond.SOPHIE.FKA Twigs.Kero Kero Bonito.Doja Cat.

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