Monthly Archives: May 2011

This weeks links (2011-05-30)

In brief: * How to Talk to Your Kids about Anthony Weiner’s Penis (2011-Jun-02) [Borowitz Report] * Here comes the zettabyte, says Cisco (2011-Jun-02) [The Register] In the latest round of its ongoing Internet traffic forecasts, the Borg says that … Continue reading

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Sanctuary – Season 3

Description: Sanctuary follows the adventures of the beautiful, enigmatic, and always surprising Dr. Helen Magnus (Tapping), a brilliant scientist who holds the secrets of a clandestine population — a group of strange and sometimes terrifying beings that hide among humans. … Continue reading

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**Winter Reading Challenge 2011**

The Aussie Readers group on Goodreads has the Winter 2011 Reading Challenge; Winter is Coming In fact this has nothing to do with HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ season, but everything to do with great books to read during the winter … Continue reading

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Working from the iPad

The biggest issue with working from the iPad is network connectivity; if you are not traveling in a world with ubiquitous wireless access you are going to need a telco with great 3G coverage. In Australia this tends to mean … Continue reading

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**June Challenge – Graphic Novels**

The Aussie Readers group on Goodreads has the June Challenge – Graphic Novels; This months challenge is to find a graphic novel to read. There is good reason for this. Why, do you ask? June celebrates Pop Culture in Australia … Continue reading

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Music Monday #061 – Escape the Clouds

Escape the Clouds Escape the Clouds is the creation of Mark Rossmore. He has written songs for many years as a solo artist and was the bassist and programmer for Miami bands such as Triptamine, LeveL, and Musidora before moving … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2011-05-23)

In brief: * JANET network offers tablet 3G connectivity to college staff (2011-May-24) [Computerworld] The UK-based JANET education network is providing remote mobile access to academic and support staff through an agreement with the 3 mobile network. * 2011 Nebula … Continue reading

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“Chromebooks”

The new web-centric PCs made by Samsung and Acer – dubbed “Chromebooks” – were announced at Google’s I/O event overnight. The computers, which boot in seconds, will be available in the US and Europe next month. — Google’s latest revolution: … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Season 6, Pt.1

Description: A thrilling new series of Doctor Who begins in the spring of 2011. The Doctor returns, alongside newly weds Amy and Rory, to face monsters and mysteries and adventures all across time and space. Together they’ll find themselves in … Continue reading

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