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There’s an abundance of new life around the university lake at the moment, including ducklings, dusky moorhen chicks, a dabchick chick or two and baby lizards. I was in at university today finishing off the introduction to my thesis (only the conclusion to go!). Karen went to see Somersault at the Schonell Theatre. On our Read more about A lost duckling[…]
Holy crap. BBC SBS The Australian ABC CNN.
Since everybody else is doing it… What Famous Leader Are You? personality tests by similarminds.com
At about ten to seven last Thursday evening, the Dutton Park Ferry terminal on the St Lucia side collapsed into the Brisbane River. Apparently nobody was injured. At the moment the ferry is using the St Lucia CityCat terminal. The first photo below shows the collapsed terminal. The second one was taken this morning and Read more about Ferry terminal sinks[…]
I’ve been a little slack in reporting the movies I’ve watched of late. Last weekend I saw Bad Santa at the Southbank 5 (which, by the way, has very nice cinemas and the cheapest movie tickets in Brisbane at $6 for an adult during the day). This movie was pretty much what I was expecting Read more about Movies and picnics[…]
It seems like I’ve been reading A Pair of Blue Eyes for ages. This is probably to be expected given that I’ve been working hard on my thesis of late. Well, I finally finished it, and in the end it was a much better read than I originally gave it credit for. Of course, it Read more about A Pair of Blue Eyes[…]
At long last, the world game in Australia will be called what it is called everywhere else in the world: football. The Australian Soccer Association is soon to officially announce a name change to the Football Federation of Australia. I’m not sure I like that name completely, but at least the sport will be called Read more about Football Federation of Australia[…]
Russell Beale (of Abowd & Beale fame) gave a seminar at ITEE today. He gave a pretty cool talk about some of the projects he’s been working on at Birmingham. Among other things, he talked about his Bluedating prototype (proximity-based profile swapping), BTShare (proximity-based file swapping) and SmartBlog (a blogging system that supports mobile users). Read more about Russell Beale[…]
This is classic. Anna brings us the Datapig: a farmyard animal with USB datastick capability. You’ve got to see it!