Boing Boing: A guy accidentaly made a gigantic repository of niche music

Boing Boing: A guy accidentaly made a gigantic repository of niche music. “A decade ago, when Spotify was two years old in the UK and had just become available in the US, Chris Johnson started a musical discovery project called TAPEFEAR. He ‘created a script to find new music on niche music sites, cross reference Spotify to see if it was available to stream,’ according to a Reddit post, and besides a bit of occasional tinkering, he largely forgot about it. In total, Johnson says the script ran for a decade amassing 42,000 songs.”

NBC 4 Washington: DC Tunnel History Site Flagged Suspicious Activity Before Capitol Insurrection

NBC 4 Washington: DC Tunnel History Site Flagged Suspicious Activity Before Capitol Insurrection. “The founder and administrator of an obscure website about underground infrastructure in Washington, D.C., saw a sudden and suspicious spike in traffic in the days before the U.S. Capitol insurrection. The sharp increase in web visitors alarmed the site’s operator so much that he contacted the FBI. Elliot Carter, who operates the site, worried people were covertly seeking escape routes or entry points to the Capitol ahead of the electoral college count in January.”