Category Archives: 2017

This weeks links (2018-08-27)

In brief: * ‘Clueless’ tourists climbing the Alps in sneakers (2018-Aug-25) [SMH] * Australian AAS project extended to Sept 2019 (2018-Aug-28) [Australian Adventure Activity Standards] We are pleased to announce that that the Australian Adventure Activity Standards (AAS) project has … Continue reading

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Year in Sport 2017

❝This year’s video ends with a twist: an animated pie chart around your profile picture summarizes how active you were on Strava.❞ [1] There are six slices in the athlete graph, each color-coded to the data; * time * distance … Continue reading

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❝Ever wondered how high you climb in a year of walking/running? Make 2017 the year you find out.❞ #wheresyoureverest ‪#‎everestanywhere‬ Whenever you walk or run in the hills you clock up metres of ascent – the vertical distance you … Continue reading

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It’s the 21st of December

♫ Hello Dan, it’s Joe here I hope you’re keeping well It’s the 21st of December now they’re ringing the last bell if I get good behaviour I’ll be out of here by July Won’t you kiss my kids on … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes‬ #259 – Nakatomi Plaza for Christmas

Why Die Hard is the ultimate Christmas movie — despite naysayers Action flick touted by some to be better than holiday classics like the Grinch Like it or not, Die Hard is here to stay as a Christmas classic. By … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2017-12-18)

In brief: * Geekbench and Reddit think they’ve cracked why iPhones get slower over time [Updated] (2017-Dec-20) [ARS Technica] * iPhone Performance and Battery Age (2017-Dec-18) [Geek Bench] Users expect either full performance, or reduced performance with a notification that … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Christmas Special 2017

Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time will be shown on ABC iView immediately after the UK broadcast. It will also air on the ABC at 7.30pm AEST 26th December, followed by a special regeneration episode of Whovians at 8.30pm AEST … Continue reading

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