In 1987, at the Brandenburg Gate, US President Ronald Regan uttered those now famous words, "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!" In response to Secretary…
We're about to experience another round of geek protest.  What will it prove?
It must be so easy being a climate change sceptic.  After-all, you never have to do any real science; never actually have to travel to…
Friday, 22 January 2010 18:28

Oh how the mighty have fallen

Just a year after safely plunging into the Hudson River, an A320 sits in a scrapyard hoping for interest by potential auction bidders.
Thursday, 21 January 2010 17:08

Is the Myki card even remotely legal?

This is pure speculation, but on the face of it, the Myki card appears to be equivalent to any bank-issued debit or credit card.  If…
Sunday, 17 January 2010 11:29

The unbearable lightness of being Myki

Browsing the press, blogosphere and twitterverse, it becomes clear that Minister Kosky’s decision to launch Myki (for trains only) was a big mistake.
Friday, 15 January 2010 07:37

An open question to Sen. Conroy

On many occasions, Senator Conroy the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy has stressed that his proposed Internet Filter will "protect the children."
Saturday, 09 January 2010 20:17

Myki: I see dead people!

When you're a new system, people expect you to be perfect; few new systems achieve this and Myki hasn't disappointed.  In fact it has excelled…
Wednesday, 06 January 2010 18:39

Is Android stealing the iPhone buzz?

A recent survey of mobile phone users has shown a sharp increase in Android awareness.  This is expected to translate into market share; Apple, take…
Ask the man-in-the-street about Conroy's filter proposal and they'll probably tell you it's a good idea.  Geeks may hold the theoretical high-ground, but right now…



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