Monthly Archives: May 2009

NCIS OSP “some super cool toys”

NCIS Season 6 Episode 22 – Legend Part 1 Date:26/05/2009 (Australian air date) The murder of a marine sends Gibbs and McGee to Los Angeles for a joint investigation with the NCIS office of special projects (OSP). I like the … Continue reading

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Tour of Belgium 2009

Tour of Belgium (Ronde van België) 2009 May 26th – 31st, 2009 The Tour of Belgium (Ronde van België/Tour de Belgique) is a four-day bicycle race which is held annually in Belgium. It was held annually between 1908 and 1981, … Continue reading

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MPG (MPGV/a52) issues

Today I ran into a video codec issue with a MPG file (video:MPGV/audio:a52) will play in VLC. Unfortunately, the client wants to use from Quicktime and the files don’t play in Quicktime/iTunes. It looks like this type of file originates … Continue reading

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Why mixing Twitter + DJs is probably not a good thing

Dave Hughes and Kyle Sandilands battle it out live on Twitter: @DHughesy vs @kyleandjackieo Great viral marketing and poor use of the technology? Only the ratings will tell.

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The Centralization–Decentralization Debate

Four documents I have been referring to multiple times over the last month or so. Access to these documents is restricted via subscription/login. [1] Frederick, Lawrence W. “Recasting the Centralization–Decentralization Debate: Advancing the Innovation Support Cycle” (Research Bulletin, Issue 10). … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2009-05-25)

Nightlife talks Social Networks (ABC Radio) If you like to Tweet on Twitter, or can’t get enough of Facebook then that probably makes you a social networker.Tonight on Nightlife we explore the pluses and minuses of all the different social … Continue reading

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Towel Day 2009

Towel Day: A Tribute to Douglas Adams Douglas Adams will be missed by his fans worldwide. So that all his fans everywhere can pay tribute to this genius, I propose that two weeks after his passing (May 25, 2001) be … Continue reading

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Video collaboration conference

Video collaboration conference Integrated and converged video conference systems and how to improve the user experience Monday 25th May, 2009 Sponsored by: Monash University, AARNet and Integrated Vision. Following highly successful AARNet Roadshows in 2008, Monash University is proud to … Continue reading

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Thursday 21 May, 2009 – Why staff are on strike

Thursday 21 May, 2009 For over a year, university managements around Victoria have used excuse after excuse to delay negotiating a new collective agreement for staff. Now they have run out of excuses, and staff have run out of patience. … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2009-05-18)

Social Networking As Pedagogy Social nets – a communication tool or a distraction. AV TECHNOLOGY (May 2009) Modern Crusades … On its Web site, GQ has published a slide show of cover sheets that accompanied intelligence updates produced by Rumsfeld’s … Continue reading

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