Did you know there’s a whole underground pirate radio network that’s delivered via… conference call?
The shows weren’t the traditional kinds you’d find by tuning to an AM or FM band; they were operated independently from media companies by ordinary Hmong citizens, aired live all-day, every day and were free to call into for as long as you’d like. They used free conference call software to do it, a network that is still in place to this day.Dial Up! How the Hmong diaspora uses the world’s most boring technology to make something weird and wonderful
(via Ben Werdmuller)