Weekly Wrap 36

A weekly summary of what I’ve been doing elsewhere on the internets. Once more it wasn’t a lot, because I was thoroughly exhausted after finally moving out of the Enmore house.


  • Hosing down the hype on wireless internet technology, for Crikey. The opponents of the National Broadband Network continue to imagine that “next generation” wireless technology that hasn’t even been deployed yet is a viable alternative to laying optical fibre today.


  • Patch Monday episode 75, “7 tips for a safer internet”. What it says on the tin, with a group of seven information security folks.

Corporate Largesse

  • On Thursday I was bought a beer by the guys from Ninefold, a new Australian cloud computing provider. Quite possibly mentioning one beer is drilling a bit too far down into the potentially corrupting events. What do you think?


Most of my day-to-day observations are on my high-volume Twitter stream, and random photos and other observations turn up on my Posterous stream. The photos also appear on Flickr, where I eventually add geolocation data and tags.

[Photo: On the platform at Wentworth Falls station, photographed yesterday during a misty drizzle. The temperate was around 20C tops, somewhat different from 41C+ temperatures only last week.]