Monthly Archives: December 2006

Following the Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race

It’s that time of year again, just after the Christmas pud’ has settled and the yachts are off in the the 2006 Sydney to Hobart yacht race. This race lends itself to being watched from the comfort of your computer … Continue reading

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Santa, please return to base …

“Santa, please return to base … the vehicle is not to be used for private purposes.” Google Earth’s Santa Tracker was a pretty popular addition at our house on Christmas Eve. Now it appears that he is back at the … Continue reading

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Manga comes to Melbourne for the holidays

The NGV (National Gallery of Victoria) currently has the Tezuka: the Marvel of Manga exhibition; 3 November 2006 – 28 January 2007. Tezuka: the Marvel of Manga TEZUKA Osamu is heralded as an icon of the Japanese manga movement; acknowledged … Continue reading

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Google – Top Searches 2006

The Google Zeitgeist look back at 2006: – Top Searches in 2006 bebo myspace world cup metacafe radioblog wikipedia video rebelde mininova wiki Bebo seems to be a strange one at the top of the list. A social networking … Continue reading

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SportsRacer Holiday MySpace Adoption Program

“Shhh… So I was on myspace today and I have 2200 Friends. But I started to think about all the people out there with very few friends. People who might be feeling lonely. So, we have to adopt someone. Lets … Continue reading

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Mac OS-X Software Toolkit [snapshot]

Current base image is based on Mac OS X v 10.4.8 (PPC/Intel) APPLICATIONS-HELPERS Adobe Reader 8.0 Full Mac10.4.3 – 10.4.8 Intel/PPC [A] Adobe Reader 7.0.8 Full Mac10.2.8 – 10.4 PPC [A] Adobe Flash Player 9 [A] Adobe Shockwave Player … Continue reading

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Firefox version is now available via auto-update.

Firefox version is now available via auto-update. The Mozilla Security Center gives the following information; Security Update (December 19, 2006): Security updates have been issued for Firefox and Thunderbird that fix critical security vulnerabilities. All users should install these … Continue reading

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Another Intel PROSet/Wireless security alert

Back in August 2006 we had news of the Intel Centrino Vulnerabilities that affected the Intel® PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connections of our DELL D810 laptops (also D800 and D600s). We made the following recommendation for patching; Recommendation: In our environment, … Continue reading

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linking IS authorisation (Cooper decision)

The Australian Copyright debate has once again gone off into the ‘Twilight Zone’ as the High Courts decision in the Cooper v Universal Music Australia throws the legal status of the internet link into a legal limbo; “The website is … Continue reading

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“SPAM” tonight on SBS Cutting Edge

Tonight SBS Cutting Edge has an interesting look at spam; … Spam Tuesday, 19 December at 8.30pm This documentary provides a look into the global culture of spam – one of the 20th century’s most annoying and harmful inventions. If … Continue reading

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