Doxacon Seattle weekly digest (November 26-December 2)

We have a few irons in the fire that you might enjoy being part of:

  • Doxacon Seattle 2024 volunteers: our convention relies on the help of many to be a success! If you’re interested, check out the link for more information
  • Posters for the convention: last year attendees expressed an interest in assisting with getting the word out – this year, we have posters!
  • Vending your creations: would you like to be a vendor at our convention? We still have a bit of space left!
    • (And though we’ve said so before, remember that if you are a vendors or volunteer, we have special discount pricing!)
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Doxacon Seattle 2024 tickets are here!

And of course, we want to encourage everyone to get their ticket! Doxacon Seattle 2024 will take place on February 10, 2024 at the Brightwater Center in Woodinville. If you’d like to get your ticket, you can do so at Brown Paper Tickets. There is a $10 discount for early bird purchasing – we look forward to having you join us!

November 27 – Today in 1895, Alfred Nobel signed his will establishing the Nobel Prize. Awarded to “those who, during the preceding year, have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind” (from Nobel’s will), the Nobel Prize has been awarded since 1901 and most (but not every) year since. Read more at the official Nobel Prize website.

November 28 – 209 years ago today (1814), the London Times was first printed by automatic, steam powered presses, making newspapers available to masses. Read more at the Oxford University Press website.

November 30 – On this day in 1982, Michael Jackson’s Thriller was released. Considered to be one of his signature pieces, the music video helped cement the already-popular song. In fact, the music video was the first to be inducted into the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”!

December 1 – Today in 1955, Rosa Parks declined to move to the back of the bus. With a quiet act of defiance, she sparked a social revolution. Due to her extraordinary bravery and example, she is known as the “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement”. Read about her at the United States National Archives.

December 2 – Today, almost 75 years ago (1950), Isaac Asimov’s I, Robot was published! A collection of stories that were originally published in the Super Science Stories and Astounding Science Fiction magazines, they were eventually collected in this publication from Gnome Press. Read more at

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