Monthly Archives: June 2008

This weeks links (2008-06-30)

It is very useful to show to management that the threat is real and we can’t let our guard down. As managers and users alike, they don’t understand security, the threats, how they work and the dangers that are lurking … Continue reading

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The Linnean Collections On-line

Awesome news for nature geeks, as the Linnaeus’ collections become available online. Carl Linnaeus was the creator of our current system of biological taxonomy and one of the fathers of modern ecology. The Linnean Society is the custodian of Linnaeus’ … Continue reading

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Tour de France 2008

As we get closer to the start of this years Tour, I’m getting my 2008 TDF links in place on tag = tdf2008 ready for the July 5th start. Tour on TV SBS will be broadcasting the Tour for … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2008-06-26)

Best of the best: Top 50 Aussie albums FROM Johnny O’Keefe to AC/DC, the Divinyls, Midnight Oil, Jet and the Drones, Australian music has come a long way since “the Wild One” first strutted his stuff 50 years ago. While … Continue reading

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Acrobat 8.1.2 Security Update

Summary [1] A critical vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 8.1.2. This vulnerability would cause the application to crash and could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Adobe recommends users of Acrobat … Continue reading

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co-incidence? “The MDC will never be allowed to rule this country – never ever, Only God who appointed me will remove me, not the MDC, not the British.” — President Mugabe … God is a bullet have mercy on us … Continue reading

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go green – go videoconferencing

From ABC Green at Work TIP OF THE WEEK: One hour of videoconferencing generates less greenhouse gas than one person flying 10 kilometres. Do you really need to be there?

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4WD Recreational Track Classification

Track Classification is designed to help four wheel drivers select tracks that are best suited to their own ability and the ability of their vehicle. The system is based on using simple images and titles to indicate the difficulty of … Continue reading

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ARD Vulnerability (OS X.5)

A muttering in the SlashDot forums last week pointed to a looming issue; “Half the Mac OS X boxes in the world (confirmed on Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and 10.5 Leopard) can be rooted through AppleScript: osascript -e ‘tell … Continue reading

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Build me an airship!

Via steamfashion THE WTF PRIZE! Build an airship capable of carrying four or more people into flight, and do it with an engine that produces less pollution than a standard internal combustion engine. And by build it, I mean that … Continue reading

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