Monthly Archives: June 2015

This weeks links (2015-06-29)

In brief: * Costumed cyclists take to streets for Melburn Roobaix (2015-Jun-28) [Herald Sun] ❝ THOUSANDS of cyclists have hit Melbourne’s streets in a colourful parade of costumes ranging from Forrest Gump to superheroes and astronauts. Andy White started the … Continue reading

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The Sword and Laser – 2015 Book list (Part II)

The Sword and Laser (S&L) is a science fiction and fantasy-themed book club and podcast, started by Veronica Belmont and Tom Merritt. The main goal of the club is to build a strong online community of sci-fi / fantasy buffs, … Continue reading

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2015 Tour de France

July 4 – 26, 2015 The Tour de France is an annual multiple stage bicycle race primarily held in France, while also occasionally making passes through nearby countries. The race was first organized in 1903 to increase paper sales for … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2015-06-22)

In brief: * Help, I’m Trapped in Facebook’s Absurd Pseudonym Purgatory (2015-Jun-19) [WIRED] ❝ … Put simply, the company is conflating authenticity with accountability. That’s not unreasonable. Facelessness can beget some pretty disgusting behavior (of course it’s worth noting anonymity … Continue reading

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** July Challenge – Crime/Mystery/Suspense/Thriller (in Winter) **

The Aussie Readers group on Goodreads has the July Challenge – Crime/Mystery/Suspense/Thriller (in Winter); For July (in the midst of winter) we’re going to be cosy-ing up to some of the Crime/Mystery/Suspense/Thriller genres. Rules: #1. You need to complete three … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2015-06-15)

In brief: * Australia’s internet hit hard by massive Malaysian route leak (2015-Jun-15) [itnews] A misconfiguration at Telekom Malaysia late last week caused large-scale routing issues which cascaded through providers in Oceania and elsewhere in the world, resulting in customers … Continue reading

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