This morning Parliament wrapped up for 2022, and a whole bunch of important things happened â€” including the passing of legislation for the National Anti-Corruption Commission and bigger data breach penalties, and an interesting selection of new bills.Continue reading “Digital developments from Canberra 16”
Weekly Wrap 595: Crowdfunding clarifies the next few weeks
My week of Monday 17 to Sunday 24 October 2021 was one of those pauses before a busy period. Nothing much new produced, but there’s now much more clarity about how the next few weeks will unfold. And I watched birds!Continue reading “Weekly Wrap 595: Crowdfunding clarifies the next few weeks”
Weekly Wrap 550: Hot weather, cooler weather, productivity, and a magpie
My week of Monday 7 to Sunday 13 December 2020 was remarkable productive even though I spent much of it in Sydney being a little unproductive. Three articles! A podcast! Even some planning!Continue reading “Weekly Wrap 550: Hot weather, cooler weather, productivity, and a magpie”
Weekly Wrap 475: A revolutionary cockatoo, plus cybers
The week of Monday 1 to Sunday 7 July 2019 was both productive and entertaining. Three stories written, an audiobook listened to, and a jerkbird spoken about.Continue reading “Weekly Wrap 475: A revolutionary cockatoo, plus cybers”
The 9pm End of the World, Definitely
North Korea launched yet another ballistic missile in the general direction of the ocean. So stick a nuke on it, and we’re fucked. Well, Japan is fucked. Or the oceans is fucked. Whatever.
There’s also stories from my recent travels, cybersecurity, spooks, terrorists, and something from the Dough Anthony All Stars. And of course Nicholas Fryer with a look through The Arch Window.
But overall, the message is that we’re fucked, the man running America is a goose, so we’re really, really fucked. Plus other stuff.Continue reading “The 9pm End of the World, Definitely”
The 9pm Victory over the Adult Hedgehog Onesie Bomber
Papua New Guinea suddenly remembers itâ€™s not a colony any more and acts like a real nation. Nicholas Fryer makes some modest proposals. And there’s terror in the streets of Baltimore.
In this episode, there’s talk of hedgehogs and weasels, refugees and terrorism, and more.Continue reading “The 9pm Victory over the Adult Hedgehog Onesie Bomber”