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Friday news picks

April 29, 2011

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Tornadoes killed over 200 people in southern USA yesterday. Cool new touchscreen keyboard came out from Minebea in Japan. Zach Braff, one of my favourite humans, got his serious face on. Get your free ebooks from PEN! Gaddafi’s army were issued Viagra so that they could rape more. This may be one of the sickest […]

Stories from my random résumé

April 20, 2011

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I'm doing a course to get a Certificate IV in Marriage Celebrancy. Yep, you read right. I'm going to be helping people get married and the Department of the Attorney General is going to let me. (Hopefully.)

Zahmoo: all about stories

April 18, 2011

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One of the reasons I came to Melbourne was to work with funky, innovative businesses. One of the first ones I found (via this guy and LinkedIn) was Anecdote. I’m spending the next little while running a social media campaign to tell the world about their funky new web app, Zahmoo. Zahmoo is all about […]

Friday news picks

April 15, 2011

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Japan’s Economic Minister says that the economic damage of the disaster will be worse than they first thought. Iceland’s Penis Museum received its first human specimen. US politicians on both sides lied to win budget negotiations. They got called out by a fact checking organisation and Stephen Colbert. Then Obama stepped in and made them […]

Dear travellers

April 13, 2011

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Warning: contains angsty ranting Dear everybody who has ever gone or will ever go solo travelling for longer than a month: Travelling is awesome. You will see yourself in all sorts of new lights as well as all sorts of other things. Do it. Just be prepared. Coming home is something you rarely think about […]

Gigaholic

April 11, 2011

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My friend Gem is reviewing the Melbourne International Comedy Festival for Rhum and she’s been awesome enough to bring me along as her plus-one to a couple of shows. While waiting for her out the front of Town Hall one evening I inspected the crowd. It was made up of ticket holders, performers giving out […]

Friday news picks

April 8, 2011

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Someone finally explains how the carbon tax won’t make your power bills bigger and could reduce households’ and businesses’ energy consumption. Obama kicked off his election campaign for next year. NASA is looking for Earth-like planets because they might support alien life. Also they might support Earth life once we’ve finished cocking up Original Earth. […]