My week of Monday 12 to Sunday 18 August 2019 saw an end to the snow and an unexpected return to Health Patrol tasks, but I also wrote a couple of interesting bits. Read on…Continue reading “Weekly Wrap 481: Parliamentary processes beyond the snow”
My week Monday 1 to Sunday 7 April 2019 was a curious one. I spent a lot of time reading, and watching the bin fire that is Australian politics, but little came out of it.Continue reading “Weekly Wrap 462: Controversial laws and a great big insect”
This episode of The 9pm Edict is important. Every single piece of information is vital to our national security. You must help protect our way of life. Listen closely, and observe all safety precautions.
It’s so long since the last episode, we’ve already celebrated the birthday of gentle Baby Jesus. It’s a brand new year, but we’ve got the same old Crusader Rabbit as Prime Minister.
In this podcast there’s talk of terrorism, broadband, Space Lizards, the Brandis Ham, and much more.Continue reading “The 9pm I can’t believe it’s not January”
The rise and rise of Call of Duty: It’s bigger than Harry Potter, bigger than James Bond: It’s the warfare video game Call of Duty. We step inside one of the studios responsible for building the biggest game on the planet to take the temperature of where blockbuster gaming is headed. And could the rising social network Ello be a viable alternative for the Facebook-weary? The four-thousand people signing up every hour apparently believe so. But are they being swindled? Plus #HeyASIO is perhaps the most popular Twitter hashtag in Australia. So just what do our new counter-terrorism laws really mean? We separate hyperbole from fact.
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