Mobile devices, Planets and the Human Condition


Global Paedophile ring busted: A big pat on the back to the police involved in shutting it down.

, posted: 19-Jun-2007 12:49

In the news today is the report that an International police operation has lead to the smashing of a worldwide paedophile ring.

It is tragic that these things exist, but I want to say a big thankyou and well done to all the people involved (read the entire post)...



Don't Copy That Floppy!!

, posted: 18-Jun-2007 19:49

The RIAA / MPAA should definitely watch this:




Ah the 80's. its a bit like the old "Home taping is Killing music!"



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IPv6 Not Implemented yet?!?!?

, posted: 17-Jun-2007 11:23

in the ongoing saga, the latest response from TCL =





Response (Helpdesk)17/06/2007 10.41 AM Dear inane,

Thank you for contacting us.

IPv6 has not being implemented as of yet, so using an AAAA r (read the entire post)...



New Zealand needs to adopt nuclear power.

, posted: 16-Jun-2007 12:21

I bored with NZ's "anti-nuclear" and various green panderings.

I think we need to do an about face and become a world leader. for the government trying to destroy the value of the dollar they are only delaying the inevitable, there is (read the entire post)...



Updated! IPv6 the future is here (?) the second response is... wikipedia!

, posted: 16-Jun-2007 11:23



Subject Cable account, IP Address for IPv6 Discussion Thread Response (Helpdesk)16/06/2007 11.12 AM Dear Inane,

Thank you for contacting us.

IPv6 is not current being used as of yet. You do not need to configur (read the entire post)...



NZ Government, the Dalai Lama and the Chinese Government.

, posted: 14-Jun-2007 09:13

Currently there is a lot of speculation as to whether Helen Clarke and other members of the New Zealand Government will meet with the Dalai Lama when he visits the country next week.


At this stage there has been confirmation that Win (read the entire post)...



Gamo PT-80 Pistol.

, posted: 12-Jun-2007 22:10

Non-Combustion based guns are cool.

I recently bit the bullet (albeit not literally) and purchased a Gamo PT-80.

it is seriously a cool target shooter.


it holds a clip with eight rounds of .177 amunition, which (read the entire post)...



Child Support, some measures that could fix it

, posted: 12-Jun-2007 13:31


A short while ago I posted some fairly emotional posts around child support and the whole family justice system as a whole,


I have had a range of different responses, including a response comment from "Horus" on the post @ "Chi (read the entire post)...



Damned if you do... Damned if you don't the catch-22 of the big internet sites.

, posted: 23-May-2007 19:27

Take the case of Gootube vs. Thailand, Yahoo vs. China or the recent case involving the popular social networking / semi-blogging site MySpace.
overview of the situation : Myspace has been under significant heat and criti (read the entire post)...



Thailand vs Youtube.... "team Google, world police"??

, posted: 17-May-2007 18:34

companies such as YouTube, google, yahoo and microsoft find themselves in a really serious predicament which is likely to only get worse as time goes on. simply put, the issue is what laws do you obey? there have been a numb (read the entire post)...



Hand em over. Thai government wants YouTube to provide Users Identity.

, posted: 12-May-2007 10:55

The latest in the ongoing saga, the Thai government has demanded that Google / Youtube hand over the identity of the user who posted the video(s) showing images that could be considered lese majeste,

this is a particularly interesting case (read the entire post)...



Michael Sutton, Kiwi Inventor sues Nokia for patent infringement

, posted: 3-May-2007 15:47

Its all over the news, apparently Michael Sutton owns the patent to technology that is described in various news sources as "very similar to SMS - short messaging service / system"

this is an interesting predicament. I have two views,
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Cool things that you can run linux on!

, posted: 2-May-2007 21:53

I have heard all sorts of different stories about different things that you can run linux on so I thought I'd compile a list, aside from a PC,

First up: Running linux on your Apple iPod www.ipodlinux.org


* Linux on a Mac M (read the entire post)...



iGoogle? new look to googles personalised page?

, posted: 2-May-2007 11:04

opening Google in my browser I noticed a new logo,



I thought for a moment I was being phished, but it looks interesting.


is this serious? or a tongue in cheek stab at Apple?





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Russian Death Tunnel. what a bus - drift?

, posted: 30-Apr-2007 21:04

the russian death tunnel.

watch over corrections galore, including a reticulated bus (is that the right term ) getting sideways in opposing directions at the same time. classic stuff.


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Child support = theft. extortionate policies.

, posted: 28-Apr-2007 16:22

As I mentioned last night, the current child support legislation in New Zealand is a complete load of B.S.

and from the comments I find that i am not the only one in that position.


firstly let me say this, in support of th (read the entire post)...



New Zealand Child support laws = Extortion.

, posted: 27-Apr-2007 19:03

I know this isn't exactly tech or geek related but its gotta be said, (and I know its been said before)

I am fed up with the NZ government treating non-custodial fathers as criminals,

yeah there are plenty of bad examples, (read the entire post)...



why are we being punished? including F&P move to thailand

, posted: 27-Apr-2007 08:56

why is it as New Zealanders we get punished for having a high dollar?

I am sick of the labour government stealing money and making it harder and harder to get ahead.

the reason that we are stuck where we are is because the NZ g (read the entire post)...



Anti-War demonstrations - Anzac day.

, posted: 26-Apr-2007 13:26

Looking around at some of the ANZAC day protests, (i'm not going to give their sites any coverage or linkage, however if you wish to know more details, check out lugh's blog post here - where he discusses it)

I am absolutely flabb (read the entire post)...



Google rocks. and this is why

, posted: 23-Apr-2007 13:40

numerous times I have seen various posts and commentaries around the web about different map sites and mistakes in the
logic instructing people to drive thousands of Kilometers in order to get to the corner shop from their house.

Goog (read the entire post)...



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