My week of Monday 2 to Sunday 8 January 2023 was distinctly unproductive. In part that was planned. But mostly it was because I was without a suitable computer, and I had a cold or something. Nevertheless there was some good news.Continue reading “Weekly Wrap 658: The start to the new year is delayed but at least I have wine”
My week of Monday 11 to Sunday 17 October 2021 reminded me just how much human interaction I was missing during Greater Sydney’s lockdown. That ended on Monday, and I enjoyed the simple pleasure of sitting in a room where there were strangers and their sounds, and wine.Continue reading “Weekly Wrap 594: I had a haircut and it was wonderful and I also had some wine”
Did you know that you can now buy gendered “wine cocktails”? Such fragile masculinity! Anyway, you need to know about my new crowdfunding campaign, and the bonus episode of The 8pm Quiz tomorrow night.Continue reading “The 9pm Bronouncement of “The 9pm Late Winter Series 2021” and related matters”
In this episode of The 9pm Probe, I visit Victoria’s Parliament House in Melbourne for a long chat with Fiona Patten MLC, leader and sole elected member of the Reason Party, formerly the Australian Sex Party.Continue reading “The 9pm Probe: Fiona Patten MLC”
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”
It’s that special day that comes but once every five years. Australia’s national Census 2016. And so far hasn’t it been a disaster.
“Look we don’t like to call it data mining, it’s more like data fracking,” tweeted by Johannes Jakob on 9 August, and he’s right.Continue reading “The 9pm Fracking Your Data Real Good”