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Michael Rees
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Linking the crowd with the cloud
Linking the crowd with the cloud

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F1 App - Worst user interface ever?
With the 2018 F1 season about to start I signed up with the F1 Access account for a monthly fee of AUD 4.49. I then looked forward to downloading the new F1 app on my Android tablet which went smoothly. On launching the F1 app it asked for more details as w...
F1 App - Worst user interface ever?
F1 App - Worst user interface ever?
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Forced to buy the ebook of 'The Black Swan'
Unhappy with my long-standing financial advisers (low return, very high fees) I have been thrust into the role of chief investment officer of my own self-managed super fund. Fellow independent investors advised joining the Australian Investors Association (...
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Switched from Evernote to OneNote, happy so far
Evernote since 2008 I have been an Evernote user since 2008 and a paying premium member for almost as long. Recent sharp price rises have forced me to adopt OneNote. These are my experiences so far. Prior to 2008 I was a really early adopter of OneNote and ...
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Wrote my first computer program 50 years ago this week
Now that July 2016 is here it is time to celebrate my half century as a computer programmer. Back in 1966 I was a 19-year old second year undergraduate at Birmingham University studying applied maths. In order to be close to my soon to be wife I took a summ...
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An embarrassing surfeit of forward
I celebrate 50 years of computer use this year. In all that time of dealing with computer character sets I am my fellow computer users have been using the word 'slash' for the '/' character, technically a solidus , and a very ancient character from ancient ...
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Liquid foods
At Barcamp Gold Coast this morning I attended a talk about liquid food typified by the well-known solvent. When your nutrition is in balance there is a perceptible increase in your physical feeling of wellbeing which leads to a more contented life. The spea...
Liquid foods
Liquid foods
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Sharing my mobile phone experience

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Breaking the Apple/Telstra Nexus
Like many of my friends and colleagues over the last 7 years I used iPhones 3, 4 and 5 on Telstra 24-month plans with varying upfront payments. iPhones 3 and 4 suffered from the barely tolerable intermittent home button problem and iPhone 5 from the increas...
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'Far from environments of intellectual ferment and debate, too many traditional institutions of higher learning have become dens of groupthink where straying outside the lines in terms of thought and language can draw censure and penalty.'

News http://reason.com/blog/2015/02/10/higher-education-innovation-is-comingbut
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For when you are cup-shotten...
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