Stop Paying Attention To Me - All I Want Is An...
I stood on Melbourne’s busiest pedestrian mall for 6 hours on Thursday night to get an iPhone 4. This in itself isn’t a big issue. Many of the people in the line are my friends and it’s quite nice to catch up with your fellow nerd who is also waiting for an iPhone 4. So a line itself, even if it is out in the cold, doesn’t phase me. Trust me, I’ve lined up longer for...
McDonald’s built an adult sized playland in the middle of Sydney.
A Summary of Fibre Options in Australia
Fibre to the home is slowly becoming a reality in Australia. Some special places are able to get steaming hot 100mbit fibre optic intarwebs direct into their domicile. I’m insanely jealous. It’s not available in my area yet (and not for a while, as ADSL2 and Cable speeds are good and my electorate is not politically interesting in any way), but I have taken an interest in what the...
This post is mainly for posterity and isn’t very interesting. If you’re looking for some profanity filled, laugh a minute, hate fest (which seems to be some sort of expectation?), ask me to write about politics or something. Plus this happened yesterday and I’m over it now. The edge of that hate has been worn down significantly by a night’s sleep. I also want to say that...
Pink Terror (by mike barzman)
Telstra Fanboy Club - Member #1
If any of you follow me on Twitter, you’d probably know that I’ve been shitting on about Telstra for a few days now. Once upon a time, if you’d have mentioned Telstra in my presence, I’d have begun a diatribe about an overpriced, inward looking, out of touch and innovation-less monopoly of a company. This is in contrast with the last couple of months where I’ve been...
Eyeborg Phase II (by eyeborg) “When Canadian filmmaker Rob Spence was a kid, he would peer through the bionic eye of his Six Million Dollar Man action figure. After a shooting accident left him partially blind, he decided to create his own electronic eye. Now he calls himself Eyeborg.” http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/biomedical/bionics/061110-eyeborg-bionic-eye