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Published: 27 Jan 2017

Why access to retained data in civil proceedings should not be permissible

Published: 4 Aug 2016

You share your life on Facebook...

Published: 9 Jun 2016

Why I Moved from Signal to WhatsApp

Published: 18 Feb 2016

How Apple can Ethically unlock the iPhone for the FBI

Published: 2 Jul 2015

The Problem With "Those Who Are Not For Us Are Against Us"

Published: 20 Jun 2015

Workshop Discounts

Published: 14 Jun 2015

Sending Secure Messages

Published: 31 Mar 2015

The Myth of the Innocuousness of Metadata

Published: 26 Mar 2015

Is Failure Attractive?

Published: 11 Feb 2015

CitizenFour

Published: 14 Sep 2013

Is Fingerprint Authentication Breeding Insecurity?

Published: 3 Apr 2013

Textarea Placeholder with New Lines

Published: 27 Mar 2013

The Problem with Australian Super Laws

Published: 24 Mar 2013

Lost: Bag & MacBook Pro, $500 for safe return (corner Brunswick Street and Johnston Street)

Published: 3 Feb 2013

Last day in Hà Nội

Published: 3 Feb 2013

Taking it Slow: Shopping in the Old Quarter

Published: 2 Feb 2013

Một hai ba, yo

Published: 30 Jan 2013

If it looks like a Duck

Published: 29 Jan 2013

Good Morning Vietnam!

Published: 28 Jan 2013

Excuse me, I have a Frog in my Throat

Published: 28 Jan 2013

Traffic in Hà Nội

Published: 8 Oct 2012

The Pervasiveness of Unquestioned Data Sharing

Published: 5 Oct 2012

Banks going Biometric

Published: 3 Oct 2012

Privacy and Security in a Mobile Phone World

Published: 29 Aug 2012

You're a Fucking Idiot - Or How Not to Start a Conversation

Published: 12 Jun 2012

Craft for a Purpose

Published: 15 May 2012

Back in to the Fray, my Friends

Published: 26 Mar 2012

Same-Sex Marriage - A People's Issue

Published: 19 Mar 2012

On Online Anonymity

Published: 8 Mar 2012

When are Email Addresses Private?

Published: 27 Feb 2012

Personal Information: Undervalued Precious Commodity or Currency for Convenience?

Published: 22 Feb 2012

Is Sharing the Next Form of Currency?

Published: 20 Oct 2011

Male Privilege is Tough, Isn't It?

Published: 3 Oct 2011

What is Freedom?

Published: 24 Sep 2011

Energy and Growth

Published: 15 Sep 2011

Alice's Story

Published: 4 Sep 2011

Avoiding Growing Pains: 3 Steps to Ensuring Organisational Change Isn't Painful

Published: 31 Aug 2011

The Counterproductive Counter Offer

Published: 24 Jul 2011

Making the Switch from Google

Published: 11 Jul 2011

Google Double Plus Bad?

Published: 2 Jul 2011

It Burns!

Published: 25 Jun 2011

Take a Breather

Published: 24 Jun 2011

Human Brand Management

Published: 22 May 2011

Reminiscing

Published: 21 May 2011

Recouperating

Published: 15 May 2011

Friends, Fun, Food and Fur

Published: 11 May 2011

Nerves

Published: 8 May 2011

The End of an Era

Published: 4 May 2011

Wind Down

Published: 28 Apr 2011

Recommendations

Published: 27 Apr 2011

Value

Published: 25 Apr 2011

What a Difference a Crop Makes

Published: 24 Apr 2011

A Full Day of Fun

Published: 23 Apr 2011

Easter Getaway

Published: 22 Apr 2011

Earth Day

Published: 22 Apr 2011

Easter: Round One

Published: 21 Apr 2011

Cause for Celebration

Published: 20 Apr 2011

Beautiful Souls

Published: 19 Apr 2011

Don't Wait

Published: 18 Apr 2011

Chatting with Managers

Published: 17 Apr 2011

Hanging with Friends

Published: 15 Apr 2011

Handling Disappintment

Published: 14 Apr 2011

Lunch

Published: 12 Apr 2011

Moving On

Published: 11 Apr 2011

Keeping Your Workers Busy

Published: 9 Apr 2011

Business as Usual

Published: 8 Apr 2011

Emotionally Draining Schedules

Published: 7 Apr 2011

Client: Me. Job Code: Administrative Time

Published: 5 Apr 2011

Yesterday and Today

Published: 3 Apr 2011

All Change

Published: 1 Apr 2011

Crafty Goodness

Published: 31 Mar 2011

At the end of the day...

Published: 30 Mar 2011

Recomposing

Published: 29 Mar 2011

Off She Goes

Published: 28 Mar 2011

Clarity

Published: 28 Mar 2011

Perseverance

Published: 27 Mar 2011

Thank Fuck

Published: 26 Mar 2011

Perseverance

Published: 25 Mar 2011

At Other People's Expense

Published: 24 Mar 2011

What a Week

Published: 22 Mar 2011

Justice

Published: 19 Mar 2011

Reframing

Published: 18 Mar 2011

Today has been full of Magick

Published: 17 Mar 2011

My Mentors

Published: 16 Mar 2011

Mind Induced Fear

Published: 15 Mar 2011

Hours to spare and nowhere to be

Published: 14 Mar 2011

My Passion

Published: 13 Mar 2011

Addendum: We're not going anywhere!

Published: 13 Mar 2011

Spontaneity

Published: 12 Mar 2011

Quiet Time

Published: 11 Mar 2011

The Power of Enjoyable Work

Published: 10 Mar 2011

Extra Curricular Income

Published: 9 Mar 2011

Crocheting

Published: 8 Mar 2011

Black Swan

Published: 7 Mar 2011

Family

Published: 6 Mar 2011

Feeling Helpless

Published: 5 Mar 2011

34 Today

Published: 4 Mar 2011

Honest Communication

Published: 3 Mar 2011

To Let or For Sale

Published: 2 Mar 2011

Mixed Emotions

Published: 1 Mar 2011

A Blank Mind

Published: 28 Feb 2011

Flexible Working Environment

Published: 27 Feb 2011

Offer Accepted!

Published: 26 Feb 2011

Buying another House

Published: 25 Feb 2011

Friends, Food and Film

Published: 24 Feb 2011

Changed Plans

Published: 23 Feb 2011

Moving Again?

Published: 22 Feb 2011

Virus Begone

Published: 21 Feb 2011

Working in IT

Published: 20 Feb 2011

More Bonding

Published: 19 Feb 2011

Button: she rocks my world

Published: 18 Feb 2011

Raw Energy

Published: 17 Feb 2011

Drugs

Published: 16 Feb 2011

My Supporters

Published: 15 Feb 2011

Lunch with Friends

Published: 14 Feb 2011

Moments of gratitude and inspiration

Published: 13 Feb 2011

Insights

Published: 12 Feb 2011

The Critter Mousse has Gone to my Head

Published: 11 Feb 2011

Supportive Working Environment

Published: 10 Feb 2011

Nothing

Published: 9 Feb 2011

Reconnecting

Published: 8 Feb 2011

Sleep Deprivation

Published: 7 Feb 2011

Australian Government Systems

Published: 6 Feb 2011

Cleansing

Published: 5 Feb 2011

Go Slow

Published: 4 Feb 2011

Money Makes the World go Round

Published: 3 Feb 2011

Sharing in Someone Else's Magick

Published: 2 Feb 2011

Productive, Relaxing, Indulgent Day

Published: 1 Feb 2011

Resting Up

Published: 31 Jan 2011

Coming Home

Published: 30 Jan 2011

In Good Hands

Published: 29 Jan 2011

My Reason for Travel

Published: 28 Jan 2011

Arrived in Miami

Published: 27 Jan 2011

Nothing to report

Published: 26 Jan 2011

Celebrating Ourselves

Published: 25 Jan 2011

Raw Food and Trash TV

Published: 24 Jan 2011

Impartial Observer: How I came to believe that Lily Allen is Not Big

Published: 24 Jan 2011

Day 21: How Do You Burlesque

Published: 23 Jan 2011

Day 20: Custom Work in a Commodity World

Published: 22 Jan 2011

Day 19: Almost Housebound

Published: 21 Jan 2011

Day 18: Communication Skills

Published: 20 Jan 2011

Day 17: Opportunity Knocks

Published: 19 Jan 2011

Day 16: Working from home

Published: 18 Jan 2011

Day 15: Energy - I has it again!

Published: 17 Jan 2011

Day 14: Mostly Uneventful

Published: 15 Jan 2011

Day 13: Family Fun Day Out

Published: 15 Jan 2011

Day 12: Detox Blues and Birth Stories

Published: 14 Jan 2011

Day 11: Friends, BBQ and sniffles

Published: 13 Jan 2011

Day 10: Removing Emotion

Published: 12 Jan 2011

Day 9: Working on our Wealth

Published: 11 Jan 2011

Day 8: Financial Literacy

Published: 10 Jan 2011

Day 7: Friends

Published: 9 Jan 2011

Day 6: A Quiet Day

Published: 8 Jan 2011

Day 5: A Relaxing Day Working Hard in the Garden

Published: 7 Jan 2011

Day 4 (again): Technology

Published: 6 Jan 2011

Day 4: The Power of Manifestation

Published: 6 Jan 2011

Day 3: Lifestyle

Published: 5 Jan 2011

Day 2: Me time

Published: 4 Jan 2011

Day 1: An old path rediscovered

Published: 4 Jan 2011

Welcome

Published: 20 Apr 2010

Coffee Tasting Results

Published: 16 Mar 2010

How do you relate to your twitter followers?

Published: 28 Oct 2009

VPSLand Staff: illiterate, incompetent or just don't care?

Published: 10 Jun 2009

Senator Stephen Fielding Seeing Spots

Published: 11 Feb 2009

Australian Bushfires - Housing the Homeless

Published: 27 Jan 2009

StixCampNewstead - the next BarCampMelbourne - seeking sponsors

Published: 27 Jan 2009

3 months of news; has microblogging killed the blog?

Published: 7 Nov 2008

Dear Temptee: Beware of Microsoft's BizSpark

Published: 17 Oct 2008

Making comments more accessible

Published: 15 Oct 2008

Mothers will do anything to help their kids

Published: 15 Sep 2008

Will Cloud Computing Violate your Privacy and Security?

Published: 11 Sep 2008

The trend of me

Published: 5 Sep 2008

If you use a video camera, I need your help!

Published: 2 Sep 2008

How much is .50 cents?

Published: 2 Sep 2008

Hug a Developer Today

Published: 27 Aug 2008

Never trust your users!

Published: 13 Aug 2008

Feminists are selfish - obey God's command!

Published: 18 Jun 2008

Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust

Published: 14 May 2008

The Living Camera

Published: 2 May 2008

Why Allphones pissed me off

Published: 20 Apr 2008

Live in Edwardian Luxury (home for sale)

Published: 4 Apr 2008

How strong is your password?

Published: 6 Mar 2008

BarCampMelbourne2008 was a huge success!

Published: 13 Feb 2008

What's new in PHP 5.3?

Published: 4 Feb 2008

My most memorable job interview

Published: 28 Jan 2008

BarCamp Melbourne 2008 is go!

Published: 28 Jan 2008

Installing PHP5.3

Published: 21 Jan 2008

That's just unaustralian!

Published: 9 Jan 2008

Make someone feel good by blowing their trumpet

Published: 1 Dec 2007

Powerful Cross Site Scripting Scanning Tool

Published: 8 Nov 2007

Howard and Rudd get on just fine!

Published: 5 Nov 2007

Want a free copy of the PHP Anthology, Second Edition?

Published: 16 Oct 2007

The PHP Anthology, Second Edition

Published: 15 Oct 2007

Save energy while searching the web...

Published: 8 Oct 2007

Max talked to Darcy and I

Published: 3 Oct 2007

UK brings in laws to force supply of encryption keys or unencrypted data

Published: 27 Sep 2007

Helpful support autoresponder

Published: 27 Sep 2007

They're shooting monks in Burma!

Published: 26 Sep 2007

A little respect (just a little bit)

Published: 5 Sep 2007

How to reduce the volume of comment spam by 30-50%

Published: 23 Aug 2007

BarCamp Melbourne

Published: 15 Jul 2007

They're not alone!

Published: 9 Jul 2007

OpenMoko's open source mobile phone an iPhone alternative?

Published: 6 Jul 2007

Cold callers hanging up on me!

Published: 5 Jul 2007

Piracy is theft? No it's not...

Published: 12 Jun 2007

Performance-based pay for teachers

Published: 8 Jun 2007

Memo humans: stop breeding like bunnies

Published: 4 Jun 2007

VideoJug.com - The Wikipedia of YouTube?

Published: 22 May 2007

Firefighters tied up and disciplined at bondage house

Published: 14 May 2007

OSDC 2007 Call For Papers

Published: 4 May 2007

Know where you're going in life...

Published: 1 May 2007

Environment Profile WordPress Plugin

Published: 27 Apr 2007

Challenge/Response Email Verification

Published: 5 Apr 2007

Fox News distort their own poll results

Published: 3 Apr 2007

Together We Can Close Guantanamo Bay Prison

Published: 27 Mar 2007

Carbon Footprint and Population

Published: 27 Mar 2007

Make way - spin doctor coming through

Published: 20 Mar 2007

Winning Against Linux The Smart Way

Published: 19 Mar 2007

Do you have uni assignments hosted anywhere?

Published: 15 Mar 2007

Access cards to protect personal identity

Published: 15 Mar 2007

File sharing

Published: 2 Mar 2007

BarCampMelbourne has two more sponsors!

Published: 28 Feb 2007

Creative Contingencies sponsor BarCampMelbourne

Published: 21 Feb 2007

Troop reductions != Withdrawal

Published: 20 Feb 2007

Joint second BarCamp Sponsors

Published: 15 Feb 2007

Oops

Published: 12 Feb 2007

BarCampMelbourne gets its first sponsor!

Published: 19 Dec 2006

Free Hugs!

Published: 19 Dec 2006

PHP Beer

Published: 13 Dec 2006

Solitary confinement

Published: 27 Nov 2006

Bonjour from Montreal!

Published: 3 Nov 2006

Clippy meets Chameleon

Published: 2 Nov 2006

Alors, qu'est-ce que je peux faire à Montréal?

Published: 29 Oct 2006

Laughter is the best medicine

Published: 18 Oct 2006

I'm sorry sir, but you have to be prepared for the worst...

Published: 4 Oct 2006

BarCamp update

Published: 26 Sep 2006

Would you like some FUD with that?

Published: 22 Sep 2006

Show your support for the government's actions

Published: 19 Sep 2006

Why I don't want kids

Published: 18 Sep 2006

Update: Software Freedom Day

Published: 14 Sep 2006

Software Freedom Day

Published: 12 Sep 2006

You're not my friend anymore. I'm taking my toys back!

Published: 4 Sep 2006

BarCampMelbourne

Published: 4 Sep 2006

Steve Irwin just died!

Published: 31 Aug 2006

AAAAAAAAA!

Published: 25 Aug 2006

GPG for Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, Hotmail and more

Published: 25 Aug 2006

Amazing Stop Motion Video Creation

Published: 24 Aug 2006

Are anti-spam lists finally worrying the spammers?

Published: 23 Aug 2006

Snakes

Published: 22 Aug 2006

How to hire a great software developer

Published: 21 Aug 2006

Warning: Domains Australia Pty Ltd

Published: 16 Aug 2006

Anti-tailgater bumper sticker

Published: 16 Aug 2006

OSV publishes Catalog of Free and Open Source Software for Small-Medium Enterprises

Published: 14 Aug 2006

Help Stop the Bloodshed in the Middle East

Published: 26 Jul 2006

The fastest stupid car ever!

Published: 26 Jul 2006

Dvorak hates CSS!

Published: 26 Jul 2006

Guilty until proven innocent

Published: 10 Jul 2006

OWASPs PHP Top 5

Published: 6 Jul 2006

Secure Instant Messenger from the ground up

Published: 29 Jun 2006

A few goodies

Published: 29 Jun 2006

Quick - we need to backup the Internet!

Published: 28 Jun 2006

Spain legalise copyright infringement!

Published: 28 Jun 2006

The McFarlane Prize

Published: 27 Jun 2006

Fjax

Published: 19 Jun 2006

Amnesty International Advertising Campaign

Published: 14 Jun 2006

Don't abandon consumer and competition interests

Published: 17 May 2006

Shame on you!

Published: 12 May 2006

Should I reconsider my privacy stance?

Published: 19 Apr 2006

Rant2.0

Published: 11 Apr 2006

Isuzu Gemini

Published: 4 Apr 2006

Privacy Law Goes Too Far - My Counter Offer

Published: 4 Apr 2006

Password Analyser

Published: 3 Apr 2006

Patent Pending

Published: 29 Mar 2006

A few things that amused me today

Published: 28 Mar 2006

Free SSL Certificates!

Published: 28 Mar 2006

"Computer Literate Systems Engineer" threatens CentOS for hacking their site

Published: 16 Mar 2006

Why Grammar is the First Casualty of War

Published: 14 Mar 2006

My quote

Published: 14 Mar 2006

I've been quoted!

Published: 13 Mar 2006

PHP Usage Stats

Published: 7 Mar 2006

Open Source Developers' Club AGM

Published: 6 Mar 2006

Soar with the Eagles

Published: 6 Mar 2006

The Simpsons come to life

Published: 27 Feb 2006

Terminology

Published: 10 Feb 2006

First PHP course scheduled

Published: 3 Feb 2006

Have you heard of a Conservation License?

Published: 1 Feb 2006

Even real people say stupid things...

Published: 1 Feb 2006

Definition of life-long friends...

Published: 31 Jan 2006

Am I a Geek?

Published: 27 Jan 2006

Being British

Published: 23 Jan 2006

MySQL Backup Script

Published: 19 Jan 2006

OSGERMS renders a page

Published: 16 Jan 2006

PHP Training Australia web site launched

Published: 16 Jan 2006

BAHS Web Site Goes Live

Published: 5 Jan 2006

Bourke

Published: 5 Jan 2006

Dubbo Zoo

Published: 5 Jan 2006

West Wyalong

Published: 21 Dec 2005

Wanna buy a shed?

Published: 20 Dec 2005

Weekend Warriors

Published: 13 Dec 2005

Post OSDC thoughts

Published: 9 Dec 2005

I need sleep!

Published: 23 Nov 2005

Sad

Published: 22 Nov 2005

WorkChoices: Tell Senator Barnaby Joyce what you think

Published: 25 Oct 2005

OSDC : Get your early bird tickets now!

Published: 21 Oct 2005

A tear ran down my cheek

Published: 19 Oct 2005

WorkChoices

Published: 18 Oct 2005

Running OS Commerce on PHP5

Published: 18 Oct 2005

The new job

Published: 14 Oct 2005

Wanna outsource your life?

Published: 14 Oct 2005

OSDC Registrations

Published: 14 Oct 2005

Last day of work

Published: 6 Oct 2005

Ben for Prez!

Published: 6 Oct 2005

Mad Max 4?

Published: 20 Sep 2005

Moving my email & websites again!

Published: 19 Sep 2005

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