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Martin Visser
Works at Hewlett-Packard
Attended University of Wollongong
Lives in Southern Highlands, NSW, Australia
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Yes, Microsoft, I don't know what this window is doing either.
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1st Day of Winter, Berrima
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Enjoy. An arrangement for floppy drives by a bassoonist-cum-computer-nerd.
 
Arranged the Sarabande and Allegro from Handel’s Oboe Concerto No. 3 for six floppy drives over the weekend. Here is the result.

The allegro movement starts at 01:25 if you want to skip.

(Ping +Beth Grew)
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Floppy drive music: Handel Oboe Concerto No. 3 - Sarabande & Allegro
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This superbly cool, almost obvious. +Jeremy Visser I think would like it.
We're all used to 'seeing' sound, whether through the notes and staves of traditional sheet music or the visual equalizers that once accompanied every EDM artist's live performances. PhonoPaper...
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While I like hacking about with arduino, and fixing washing machines (well OK, I don't really like having to fix washing machines), just maybe I think I might have some creative style. Yes/No?
 
I just created my first "geek" t-shirt design. You don't have to buy one, but what do you think of creative style?

http://www.zazzle.com.au/emf-235346454321682396
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Another great IT support story :-
" I have a lady I support who has literally about 40,000 emails -- all of which are incredibly important -- and when she finds one she wants to keep (as opposed to the ones that sit unread in her inbox), she forwards it to herself so that it's her name in the 'from' field, so it's easier to tell which ones she's seen before and liked.
When she finds a picture on the internet that she wants to keep, she downloads it to her hard drive, attaches it to an email, then sends it to herself. I kid you not. I've tried to explain how things should be done, but learned the hard way that it's not worth it. Instead we've just switched her to Thunderbird, since Outlook Express couldn't handle that many emails. Thunderbird is holding up under the strain quite nicely. Boy was it hard to get her used to it, though. Probably spent 20+ hours one the phone helping her find the 'forward' button and her address book."

From http://news.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=5159547&cid=47004789
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+Stephen Thorne Sigh…
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This also is a pretty cool doc. The map showing possible alternatives for the Mittagong bypass on page 38 (44 of the PDF) is interesting to consider what might have been. http://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/environment/downloads/self_guided_tours/hume_highway_guide.pdf 
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Just received the following in the (spam) mailbox. Carrot and stick!

From:Federal Bureau of Investigation <Funds.ic3.fbi008@aol.jp>
Subject:FUNDS TRANSFER NOTICE!!


ANTI-TERRORIST AND MONETARY CRIMES DIVISION
FBI HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION J.EDGAR HOOVER BUILDING
935 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW WASHINGTON, D.C. 20535-0001
 
 
ATTENTION: FUND BENEFICIARY,
 
WE BELIEVE THIS NOTIFICATION MEETS YOU IN A GOOD STATE OF MIND AND HEALTH. WE THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) WASHINGTON, DC IN CONJUNCTION WITH SOME OTHER RELEVANT INVESTIGATION AGENCIES HERE IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA HAVE RECENTLY BEEN INFORMED THROUGH OUR GLOBAL INTELLIGENCE MONITORING NETWORK THAT THE SUM OF $10.500,000.00, HAS BEEN TRANSFERRED TO A BANK BEARING YOUR NAME AS THE BENEFICIARY.
 
YOU ARE BEING CONTACTED BY THE FBI ANTI TERRORIST AND MONETARY CRIMES DIVISION BECAUSE THE FUND WAS TRANSFERRED WITHOUT PROPER DOCUMENTATIONS TO PROVE THAT THE FUND IS NOT RELATED TO TERRORIST OR MONEY LAUNDERING ACTIVITIES.
 
FOR SECURITY REASONS AND DUE TO THE LEVEL OF TERRORIST / MONEY LAUNDERING ACTIVITIES GOING ON HERE IN THE UNITED STATES, YOU ARE MANDATED TO OBTAIN THE LEGAL WIRING DIST DOCUMENT SO AS TO PROVE TO US THAT YOU ARE NOT RELATED TO TERRORIST OR MONEY LAUNDERING ACTIVITIES.
 
IT MIGHT INTEREST YOU TO KNOW THAT WE HAVE TAKEN OUT TIME IN SCREENING THROUGH THIS TRANSACTION AS STIPULATED ON OUR PROTOCOL OF OPERATION AND HAVE FINALLY CONFIRMED YOU AS THE RIGHTFUL BENEFICIARY OF THE SAID AMOUNT OF $10.500, 000.00.
 
WARNING: YOU WILL BE ARRESTED FOR MONEY LAUNDERING/ TERRORISM IF THE NEEDED DOCUMENTS ARE NOT OBTAINED WITHIN 48 HOURS, WE WILL ALSO CLOSE YOUR BANK ACCOUNT AND JAIL YOU, AND ALL YOUR PROPERTIES WILL BE CONFISCATED BY THE FBI IF FOUND GUILTY AS CHARGED.
 
TO THIS REGARDS, YOU ARE ADVISED TO GET BACK TO US IMMEDIATELY FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO OBTAIN THE LEGAL DOCUMENTS.
 
Finally, you are expected to have the CLEARANCE DOCUMENT obtainable at a fee of USD Five Hundred and Fifty ($550) from where the FUND originated from to have you and your fund cleared. Only then shall we release your FUND as clean money devoid of any illegality, and you will be free of any involvement. To this end, the funds will be legally credited in your account with immediate effect.
 
NOTE: THE SAID AMOUNT OF $10, 500, 000.00 WILL BE RELEASED INTO ANY ACCOUNT OF YOUR CHOICE UPON THE CONFIRMATION OF THE NEEDED DOCUMENTS FROM YOU.
 
YOURS FAITHFULLY,
SPECIAL AGENT FRED JONES,
ON BEHALF OF THE FBI DIRECTOR
MR. JAMES B. COMEY
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That's great news? Hey I think we are cousins, can you lend me a couple hundred thousand when you get it?
LOL, I'm joking!!! 
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Wow, bricks and mortar training, and with Gold AAA! #InternetOfThings (or maybe not ;-) )
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I just created my first "geek" t-shirt design. You don't have to buy one, but what do you think of creative style?

http://www.zazzle.com.au/emf-235346454321682396
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"Babylonian endeavours"

A serendipitous peek over a hoarding around a construction site in Adelaide. (I almost wanted to post a B+W version for the moods, but I have stuck with the blue and reddish hues as they were)
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#delete9 nothing needs to be repeated
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Technology Consultant
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  • Hewlett-Packard
    Technology Consultant, 1997 - present
  • BlueScope Steel
    Electrical/Communications Engineer, 1982 - 1997
  • BHP Billiton Ltd.
    Electrical/Communications Engineer, 1982 - 1997
  • Digital Equipment Corporation
    Technology Consultant, 1997 - 1998
  • Compaq
    Technology Consultant, 1998 - 2001
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Southern Highlands, NSW, Australia
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Wollongong NSW - Bankstown NSW - Picton NSW
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Geek, Network, Security, Linux, Electronics, Photography, Family, Jesus
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I am a bit of geeky technologist, but also like building things. I enjoy the bush, and enjoy photography. I love my wife and 4 kids, and I follow Jesus.
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  • University of Wollongong
    Electrical Engineering, 1982 - 1985
  • Hurlstone Agricultural High School
    1976 - 1981
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