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John Mark Vandenberg

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Are these stats country of residence, or citizenship(s), or birth? :)
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See is our front-page for GCI 2017.

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Welcome to G+. coala mostly uses Gitter , but .. let's see if people want to use this instead.

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We're back for the eighth consecutive year of Google Code-in! Read on for details.
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This is the largest Google Summer of Code yet with 1,318 students from all around the world participating. Where do they come from? We've got the per country breakdown in the latest blog post:

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Australian Thesaurus of Computer Terminology

Log on - Make the barbie hotter
Log off - Don't add any more wood
Monitor - Keeping an eye on the barbie
Download - Get the wood off the ute
Hard drive - trip home without any cold tinnies
Floppy Disc - What you get lifting too much firewood at once
Backup - How you get the ute out of the shed
Keyboard - where you hang the ute keys
Windows - What you shut when there's a dust storm
Screen - What you shut when there are blowies or mozzies about
RAM - How you get the fence post in
Byte - What mozzies do
Bit - What mozzies did
Megabyte - What Townsville mozzies do
Chip - Accompanies fish
Microchip - What's left in the bag after you have eaten the chips
Modem - What you do to the lawns
Cable - The thing wound around the winch on the front of the ute
Dot Matrix - Old Don Matrix's wife
Laptop - Where the cat sleeps
Hardware - Real stainless steel knives and forks from K Mart
Software - Plastic knives and forks you get at Red Rooster
Mouse - What eats the grain in the shed
Mainframe - What holds the shed up
Web - What spiders make
Web Site - The shed or under the veranda
Cursor - The old bloke who swears a lot
Search Engine - What you do when the ute won't go
Yahoo - What you say when the ute does go
Upgrade - A steep hill
Server - The person at the pub who brings out the counter lunch
User - The neighbour who keeps borrowing the lawn mower
Network - When you have to repair your fishing net
Internet - Complicated fish net repair method
Online - When you get the washing hung out
Offline - When the pegs don't hold the washing up
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tomorrow we will learn exciting results about humanity's 100 year hunt for gravitational waves, and at any moment now, i could welcome a new life into the universe :)
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I'm subletting my room Feb-May. Contact me directly with questions or an application.
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