Monthly Archives: February 2008

scholarly information in a digital age

How should the University develop its scholarly information and technologies, services and infrastructure to achieve its research, learning, teaching and knowledge transfer aspirations over the next decade? To stimulate conversation about this important question, the Information Futures Commission has released … Continue reading

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You cannot get there from here

Your call could not be completed because the call was routed through an intermediate network that does not service the far site. Contact your network administrator for assistance. Most likely Cause: Firewall or Router access list blocking the H.323 messages … Continue reading

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Where did the tube go?

Pakistan has ordered all Internet service providers to block the YouTube website for containing “blasphemous” content and material considered offensive to Islam, officials said Sunday. The telecom company that carries most of Pakistan’s traffic, PCCW, has found it necessary to … Continue reading

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Steady as she goes!

“Steady as she goes!” Blimp pilot at Pancake Parlour in Northland

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This weeks links (2008-02-18)

How to Speak: Lecture Tips from Patrick Winston via BoingBoing; In this skillful lecture, Professor Patrick Winston of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers tips on how to give an effective talk, cleverly illustrating his suggestions by using them himself. … Continue reading

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LOST CAT! posted by Japanese students somewhere in Sydney Rd (Melbourne) Perhaps we should change the definition of CAT ?

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A few patches for this week (2008-02-11)

Skype Today Skype has released a updated version of Skype 3.6 for Windows. This hotfix release addresses many issues found in the previous version, including the cross-zone vulnerability and API programs intended to fool users. It’s recommended for everyone … Continue reading

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Apple Security Update 2008-001 + OS X 10.5.2

On the 11th Feburary 2008, Apple released Security Update 2008-001 and the Mac OS X 10.5.2 Update. The Mac OS X 10.5.2 Update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X 10.5 or 10.5.1 Leopard. It includes general operating … Continue reading

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Patch Tuesday Wednesday (FEB-2008)

Welcome to another Black Tuesday, our second for 2008. We have an elegant sufficiency of patching served up to us this month. In total we have 6xCritical and 5xImportant patches for our entertainment, all of which are detected via Microsoft … Continue reading

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Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s apology to Australia’s Stolen Generations: Today we honour the Indigenous peoples of this land, the oldest continuing cultures in human history. We reflect on their past mistreatment. We reflect in particular on the mistreatment of those … Continue reading

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