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Hey there all. Things have really taken off quickly for us in 2015 and we have needed to put the pedal to the virtual metal. Its been a few weeks now but we're pleased to let everyone know that our High Octane Nerd +Luke Fong has now settled into the new role as Operations Manager here at Lateral Plains. Energy levels now set to Warp 10 :-)
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Congrats Luke!
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Yikes: "... old code in new versions of the software and ran all customisations through a public facing web..."

Hmm... Firewall... you keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.
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Bob Marley would have been 70 yesterday.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_i-gcWdBUb8
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Was good to get a bipartisan hearing :-)
 
Our team was up at Federal Parliament this week offering some expert input on the Data Retention Bill. Here's their submission:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwtBeEvvR94#t=844
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Move over, Internet Explorer.
Project Spartan isn't so much of a completely new take on the web browser as much as it is a way to rebrand Microsoft's browser efforts.
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Hope this doesn't slip under the radar ..... CES 2015: Intel introduces Compute Stick with Atom quad-core CPU http://zd.net/1s4UnSc
Summary:The PC-on-a-stick will come pre-loaded with Windows 8.1 for $149, or Linux for just $89, when it starts shipping in March.
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NOt a dumb question at all :-) Different kettle of fish to the Chromecast. This is a proper little PC with a quad core Atom CPU. It comes with either Windows 8.1 or Linux. Lots and lots of possibilities!
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The ‪#‎ballarat‬ Ice forum happens on 4th March. This is important ppl, spread the word. ‪#‎EndTheIceAge‬ http://t.co/bNmyiBKG6Y 
Ballarat Ice Forum The Ballarat community will be coming together on Wednesday the 4th of March 2015 to educate and discuss issues relating the the ice epidemic that has struck Ballarat by storm. This evening will host 3-4 speakers aiming to provide information to the Ballarat community on ICE, the...
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Labor's Graham Perrett has serious concerns about the Abbott government's data retention bill, especially the cost to consumers.
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"Hello Venice from Space!" | International Space Station
Samantha: "I have flown in the area many times, but never quite as high."

Credit: ESA/NASA, ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti of Italy
Image Date: January 3, 2015

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+European Space Agency, ESA  

#NASA #ESA #Space #ISS #Earth #Italy   #Venice   #Europe #Astronaut  #BluePlanet #HelloEarth #SamanthaCristoforetti #Flight #Engineer   #Expedition42 #Futura42 #Italy #ASI #Photography #Art #Science 
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Patches are already out for most distributions, thankfully.  I've updated all my servers and desktops today and verified that I'm no longer vulnerable, but there will always be some unmaintained boxes...
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Probably not good. Lockdown of web sites always a challenge.
​Government sites hit by Aussie Travel Cover hacker http://zd.net/1AF9hwJ via @ZDNet&@leopinion
Summary:An unknown number of government websites have been compromised by a hacker who reportedly exfiltrated more than 770,000 records from the computer system and database of Australian travel insurer Aussie Travel Cover.
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Instagram image by Astronaut Terry Virts of cupola. The cupola is the location from where Expedition 42 Commander Barry “Butch” Wilmore of NASA, with the assistance of Flight Engineer Samantha Cristoforetti of the ESA - European Space Agency, successfully captured the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft with the station’s robotic arm at 5:54 a.m. EST on Monday.

Follow astronaut Terry Virts on Instagram at: http://bit.ly/1wbe1HJ

Get the latest happening on the International Space Station at: http://1.usa.gov/1xljuvN

#SpaceX #ISS #ISSCargo #Dragon
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