Carbonite – Workarounds to back up executables, videos and other files

Carbonite is the online backup service I’ve ultimately decided to use to protect my data off-site against those proverbial theft/fire/flood events. Unfortunately a Windows Home Server box, as awesome as it is, just isn’t off-site (so it gets destroyed or stolen with everything else). For me, Carbonite does a great job out of the box …

Electronic Voting’s Issues

Just another part of my extended memory, someone said we should be going to all electronic voting machines in Australia. For one very good reason, I believe the majority of electronic voting machines are fundamentally flawed – it is hard to give a reasonable guarantee that: electronic records are written once and from that point …

Google Wave killed to focus on the Aussie NBN?

Opinion It is well known that Google recently killed their implementation of Wave. It is also well known that Australia‚Äôs current Labor government has currently promised to build a $43 billion Fibre-To-The-Home National Broadband Network (NBN). The first nodes are now operational in Tasmania, with (hopefully) much more to come. It has recently been announced …

Why the Coalition’s $6.3bn broadband plan is a waste of money

According to The Australian, under a Coalition broadband policy, we’ll be getting: “$6.31 billion over seven years” “$2.75bn to the construction of an optic fibre backhaul network but also relies on at least another $750 million from the private sector” “$1bn in grant funding for a rural and regional wireless network” “$1bn to build a …

Welcome to your Squarespace website!

Welcome to Squarespace!  Below is a video that shows you how to get started using our system. The three most important things to keep in mind: The buttons in the top right allow you to interact with your site in different ways.  For instance, the ‘A’ icon represents content mode, which lets you edit journal …