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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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Analysing the Time 100 influential results

Time have their ’100 most influential people’ poll on at the moment. It is interesting to analyse the voting results so far. Like the person with the most ‘Yes’ votes has almost double the number for the next person, but … Continue reading

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NSW trains stopping with enough precision to meet doors on the platform?

Today’s Sydney Morning Herald has an article about the ways the state government is looking to ‘ease peak hour train crush‘. Some of the things though I just don’t see working. Like the intention to: “introducing ”screen doors” between platforms … Continue reading

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links for 2011-07-23

Software Update asks me to install 2 copies of iTunes 10.4 | Leefe rates the world… Today, in its infinite wisdom, Software Update decided that I needed to install 2 copies of iTumes 10.4. Now, while I understand that Software … Continue reading

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He had an outbreak of tornadoes

“He had an out break of tornadoes” Drawn in response to a tweet by SBS news “The number of twisters from US tornado outbreak may be a record setter“, which makes the tornadoes sound like an infectious disease. Quick, send … Continue reading

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Shop online, avoid security cameras

A sign on Marcs at the Queen Victoria Building, suggesting you shop online to avoid surveillance cameras. Or am I misinterpreting the combination of signs?

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links for 2010-10-18

Robot arm punches human to obey Asimov's rules – tech – 13 October 2010 – New Scientist ISAAC ASIMOV would probably have been horrified at the experiments under way in a robotics lab in Slovenia. There, a powerful robot has … Continue reading

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links for 2010-09-20

These are not the doors you are looking for (photo) | Leefe rates the world… All the doors on the second carriage of my train this morning were taped up with Door out of order please use another door stickers. … Continue reading

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links for 2010-09-05

Full text: An epic Bill Gates e-mail rant Interesting email about Bill Gates having trouble downloading Movie Maker form the Microsoft.com site. Fun with Microsoft Update. And other complaints. (tags: BillGates Windows rant MovieMaker SeattlePI ToddBishop Microsoft) Reports of NSW … Continue reading

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links for 2010-07-23

Ferris wheel and clouds | Leefe rates the world… Spying the Ferris wheel over the overpass at Darling Harbour. (tags: ping.fm) Why Asylum Seekers Aren't The Whole Story On Population John Howard must be eating his own liver around about … Continue reading

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