Monthly Archives: June 2009

This weeks links (2009-06-29)

When too much Fail is not enough … There, I Fixed It. Patching problems for home users Time to update updating on PCs for 3rd party apps (2009-Jul-02) [SANS] Unpatched Bloatware on new PCs (2009-Jul-02) [SANS] Another list of crap … Continue reading

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gecko’s tails

Biomutalism and interdisciplinary connections Robert Full: Learning from the gecko’s tail (from TED) Biologist Robert Full studies the amazing gecko, with its supersticky feet and tenacious climbing skill. But high-speed footage reveals that the gecko’s tail harbors perhaps the most … Continue reading

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Security Update available for Shockwave Player

Shockwave version 11.5.0.600 (Windows) has been released. Adobe has categorised this as a critical update as successful exploitation of the vulnerability allows the attacker to take control of the affected system. This issue is remotely exploitable. Security Update available for … Continue reading

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Wake-On-LAN for iMacs?

Wake-On-LAN for iMacs? Last week I completed the “Mac OS X Deployment v10.4” training in Sydney where the trainer told me that Wake-On-LAN will only work if the Mac in question is in sleep mode -i.e., you can’t wake up … Continue reading

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Everybody loves a road trip!

Everybody loves a road trip is an exhibition at the University of Melbourne, celebrating the driving holiday in Australia. I stumbled across this exhibition on the way to a meeting this afternoon, it is well worth a look if you … Continue reading

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Government 2.0: Policy and Practice

Government 2.0: Policy and Practice Welcome to the 2nd Public Sphere topic – Government 2.0: policy and practice for Australia. An initiative by Senator Kate Lundy. Government 2.0 is a rising topic of debate across the world. Trends in technology, … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2009-06-22)

Magpies Massacre ! COLLINGWOOD 6.3 10.6 16.9 26.13 (169) FREMANTLE 2.2 7.3 11.5 13.7 (85) Collingwood then flicked the switch in the fourth quarter as the Dockers tired – booting 10 goals to two to turn what was shaping as … Continue reading

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