Author Archives: Leefe Hicks

Alone on the station? Beware of zombies…

I took this shot of a man coming down the escalator of a seemingly empty station. It reminds me of thriller movies when, that extra the camera has been following walks into an empty public space, only to be attacked … Continue reading

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When $2.50 is 20% of $7.50 at Coles

It’s funny, but a little worrying, when supermarkets can’t do maths correctly on their signs. I suppose this is erring on the side of caution, saying you get 20% but giving you 33%, rather than saying you get 33% any … Continue reading

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Kill Bill, the new killer women’s fashion

The new fashion trend gracing windows of the Queen Victoria Building in Sydney is black & yellow. Very reminiscent of The Bride from Kill Bill. Upstairs are the dresses and tops. And downstairs, the matching shoes. Are these clothes you … Continue reading

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Questionable specs for the new Mac eTax software

The ATO has finally released their Mac eTax software, but the computer requirement seem a little strange. I understand having one of the last 3 Mac OS X versions (10.6, 10.7 10.8) as a requirement. But the hardware requirements seem … Continue reading

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Need an anti-virus solution? Try this new (no)power solution

Are you having problems finding an adequate anti-virus to protect the users you support? Try this new (no)power solution. Removing the possibility of unintentional or intentional installation of malware or viruses. It reduces infection rate to zero. And is a … Continue reading

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Caution! Portal floor cleaning in progress!

When warning signs go up to for floor cleaning, often they are just to make you aware of the dangers of slippery floors. Where as, this one for Portal floor cleaning warns not to step too close, or you might … Continue reading

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(Cardboard) Tank outside #QVB, #Sydney for the anniversary of #TiananmenSquare

A (Cardboard) Tank outside the Queen Victoria Building, Sydney for the anniversary of Tiananmen Square. See tank-8964-1

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NZ Police look for alcohol and drugs in Wee Waa NSW at Daft Punk concert

Not only do New Zealand authorities appear to have stepped outside the law to pursue people like Kim Dotcom. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, NZ Police were patrolling the Daft Punk album launch concert in Wee Waa, NSW. According … Continue reading

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Have you signed up for a Qantas debit card? No, neither have a lot of people it seems…

I received an email from Qantas trying to flog me their new debit card. The first paragraph got me thinking: “We’ve had so much interest in the exciting new Qantas Card and Qantas Cash™ that we’ve decided to extend the … Continue reading

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A Taste of Exploratory Testing by Anne-Marie @Charrett #photo

Photos from tonight’s ‘A Taste of Exploratory Testing‘ given by Anne-Marie Charrett down at Google in Pyrmont. In interesting talk about what exploratory testing actually is, and how you can convince management that you are not just ‘playing around’.

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