Monthly Archives: August 2012

Bombers Fall Agonisingly Short

ADELAIDE 4.2 6.3 13.7 16.8 (104) ESSENDON 5.4 9.7 12.7 15.10 (100) GOALS Adelaide: Walker 4, Dangerfield 3, Johncock, Jenkins 2, Jacobs, Sloane, Porplyzia, Riley, van Berlo Essendon: Winderlich 4, Browne, Gumbleton 2, Colyer, Dempsey, Davey, Hurley, Jetta, Lonergan, Watson BEST Adelaide: Dangerfield, Thompson, Sloane, Talia, Douglas, Walker Essendon: Watson, Dempsey, Lovett-Murray, Browne, Carlisle, Heppell […]

Why Apple And Samsung Should Just Grow Up

While the are several possible examples of the first “automobile”, it is generally accepted that Karl Benz invented the modern automobile in 1885, and patented it in 1886 – 126 years ago. As described on Wikipedia: “An automobile powered by his own four-stroke cycle gasoline engine was built in Mannheim, Germany by Karl Benz in […]

Taking News Limited Seriously?

Bill Shorten has copped a bit today – (rightly or wrongly) – about what has already become known as “PieGate”, where an alleged confrontation occurred in a shop over the availability of a meat pie. I wasn’t there, I don’t know what happened. But should a major news outlet – (News Limited) – be declaring […]

Broadcast Television Missing The Message

Television viewers are complaining about poor coverage of the London Olympics. The television networks are complaining that people are using the internet to get better coverage, by circumventing geo-blocking systems to view coverage from other countries. In the US, NBC is copping plenty of flack for poor and delayed coverage – (delayed to move events […]

The Reverse Nigerian Scam

I just found the most hilarious piece of spam in my filters. Clearly fed up with their “Nigerian Scams” not working as well as they might, it seems we have something I’ve called the “Reverse Nigerian”: Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI. Washington DC. Washington d.c room, 7367 J. Edgar hoover fbi building 935 pennsylvania avenue, […]