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This weeks links (2020-07-06)

In brief: * We live in an age of ‘fake news’. But Australian children are not learning enough about media literacy (2020-Jul-06) [The Conversation] ❝ The number of young people who agree they know how to tell fake news from … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2020-06-29)

In brief: ** New restrictions for Melbourne’s restricted postcodes (2020-Jul-01) [Department of Health and Human Services Victoria] * Area Directions [PDF] * Stay at Home (Restricted Postcodes) [PDF] * Restricted Activity (Restricted Postcodes) [PDF] ❝ New restrictions for restricted postcodes … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2020-06-22)

In brief: ** Coronavirus : Victoria’s restriction levels Updated: 22-Jun-2020 [Department of Health and Human Services Victoria] * Explainer: avalanches (2020-Jun-18) [AUS Bureau of Meteorology] ❝ Avalanche risk can be underestimated in Australia due to our relatively flat and dry … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2020-06-15)

In brief: * Wildfires: ‘no longer out of the blue events’ (2020-Jun-12) [NSW Smart Sensing Network] ❝ “What we found is the state is burning more and more. Prior to 2000 we had one mega-fire in Victoria in 150 years … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2020-06-08)

❝ There’s a reason you separate military and the police. One fights the enemies of the state, the other serves and protects the people. When the military becomes both, then the enemies of the state tend to become the people. … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2020-06-01)

In brief: * List of well-known web sites that port scan their visitors (2020-May-30) [bleepingcomputer] ❝ Many well-known and heavily used web sites are using a fraud protection script that port scans your local computer for remote access programs. ❞ … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2020-05-25)

In brief: * VicForests breached threatened species laws with central highlands logging, court rules (2020-May-27) [The Guardian] ❝ In a judgment on Wednesday, the court agreed VicForests had breached provisions related to environmental conservation in the code of conduct, and … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2020-05-18)

In brief: * Strava Cuts Off Leaderboard for Free Users, Reduces 3rd Party Apps for All, and More (2020-May-19) [DC Rainmaker] ❝ After roughly five months of appeasing users with new feature after new feature after new feature, the other … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2020-05-11)

In brief: * Mushroom foragers warned amid jump in poisonings in Australia (2020-May-13) [The Guardian] ❝ Calls to the Victorian poisons information centre with illness after eating mushrooms have doubled. ❞ ❝ Unless you’re prepared to become an expert in … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2020-05-04)

In brief: * The real Lord of the Flies: what happened when six boys were shipwrecked for 15 months (2020-May-09) [The Guardian] ❝ It’s time we told a different kind of story. The real Lord of the Flies is a … Continue reading

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