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Romana Challans
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Lives in Adelaide, Australia
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"If you've ever doubted that 2015 is the best time to be alive in human history to date, take a look at this chart"
In 1820, you had a 94 percent chance of being in extreme poverty. Today it's 14 percent.
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In his 16 years as host of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart made a career out of critiquing the hypocrisies, contradictions, and general stupidity of the world around us. It’s only fitting, then, that Stewart’s last big speech conveyed this simple message to viewers: “Bullshit is everywhere.” In a brief,...
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I'm going to miss Jon.  Fact checked over the years and waaay more accurate than most news networks.  Definitely more factual than Fox. http://www.politifact.com/punditfact/article/2015/aug/05/why-we-fact-checked-jon-stewart-and-daily-show-and/
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NASA administrator Charles Bolden is not happy with Congress right now. The space agency chief and former astronaut sent a letter to Congress on Wednesday explaining that he had purchased...
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Legendary investigative journalist Duncan Campbell describes his life of being kidnapped by the London Metropolitan Police's Special Branch, being surveiled and harassed by UK spies and...
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The periodic table is a staple of scientific learning, and as great as it is, it's not exactly a hands-on learning tool - especially in comparison to the bubbling beakers, color-changing fluids,...
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One of the world’s most dazzling engineering feats is largely hidden from view, as Tim Maughan discovers when he took a futuristic journey on a container ship.
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"How bad is Twitter for Mac? So bad that it fails to support numerous features introduced with fanfare by Twitter itself. "
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Even if you get the free upgrade, everything from Cortana to Xbox has its ways of making you pay.
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The worst predicted impacts of climate change are starting to happen — and much faster than climate scientists expected
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Discussions have occurred around some maker circles about what actually is making as related to maker education. I have proposed that the heart of making is creating new and unique things. I also...
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Greek shares nosedive as manufacturing data reveals economy in shock | Business The full extent of the damage caused by the Greek crisis was laid bare when the first day of stock market trading...
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Lecturer, Flinders University School of Computer Science, Engineering & Mathematics
Skills
Enterprise Systems, Networks, Cloud Computing, BYOD, Social Media, Social Networks
Employment
  • Flinders University
    Associate Lecturer, 2012 - present
  • The Serval Project
    Co-founder & UX/UI Lead, 2010 - 2014
  • Freelance
    Web Developer, 2009 - 2010
  • Motorola
    Technical Training Coordinator, Motorola Australia Software Centre, 1998 - 2001
  • ITShareSA
    Administrator, 1994 - 2005
  • Attuned Psychology Practice
    Practice Manager, 2006 - 2007
  • Voicetronix
    Tester, 2005 - 2006
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Birthday
February 9
Relationship
Single
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Wheelchair bound Academic & Lecturer at Flinders University. My opinions are my own. I certainly have more than enough of them!
Introduction
Wheelchair bound & incredibly happy being an Academic & Lecturer at Flinders University School of Computer Science, Engineering & Mathematics. Areas of research: Cloud Computing, Social Media/Social Networks, Mesh Networking, IT in the Enterprise.

Mac/Android/Linux geek. 

Barefoot atheist & book addict. Love playing the ukulele. Learning the mandolin. Never enough time to spend quilting.
 
The rest is subject to change without notice.
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Have a lovely partner, and the mother of 5 amazing people plus bonus inlaw to be.
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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