Category: Miscellaneous

Cognitive surplus

This article about consumption, production and sharing is well worth a read. It will only take a couple of minutes of your time but may yet change the world. Read it here.

LotR Quiz

Many of you would be interested in this Lord of the Rings quiz. It was written by one of my project team members. http://weeks.id.au/lord-of-the-rings/quiz/ For the record I got 100% for the easy quiz (20/20), 55% for the medium quiz (11/20), & 25% for hard quiz (5/20). I can say that I am quite comfortable …

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The Cosmos Rocks – Count Down

9 days to go… and counting 15 years between albums is a long time to wait. The mitigating factor is that it doesn’t help when your front man is dead. I will accept no excuses! Listening party is arranged for Monday 15th. If you are interested drop me a line.

Facebook Truth

The truth about Facebook. I usually don’t appreciate the messages forwarded to me via FunWall (thanks Michele ;-)), but this is to true to let slip.

Pigs don’t fly?

Whoever said pigs don’t fly? Not I. [photopress:FlyPig.jpg,full,centered] If you need to meet someone in Melbourne, this is a great place. Corner of Bourke and Swanston under the flying pig.

Wasps

There has been a full scale wasp assault on our residence over the past week, so we (ie. Denise) decided it was high time for a counter offensive. No more wasps…

Wildlife

The local wildlife in Ringwood East [photopress:Beetle_1.jpg,full,centered] [photopress:Beetle_2.jpg,full,centered] Lady Beetles in our front garden. [photopress:Kookaburra.jpg,full,centered] Kookaburra on the back fence.

Hell of the North (Paris-Roubaix)

Exciting news for Australian Cycling and sport in General with Stuart O’Grady winning the 105th Paris-Roubaix. The fist time an Australian has stood on the podium of this great race. Arguably, Paris-Roubaix is the toughest one day classic to be held, with a distance of 259km, 50km of which is raced over the coble stones …

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25 hours in a day

This Sunday morning (25th March 07) Daylight saving time ends at 2am. Turn your clocks back one hour to 1am and enjoy that 25th hour that you always wish you had. What are you going to do with the extra time? I think I may meditate.

Fixed user registration

Hi guys, I just fixed the user registration process so it will now email your password to you. I deleted all the accounts that had failed the registration process. Please try again. Thanks Adrian