Optus strong arms subscribers into rushed NBN decision, Elon Musk offers solution to SA’s power woes, “Fully Loaded” Kodi boxes could be illegal. Continue reading Weekly Tech News Update 13/3/2017
It is not going to work and I think the entertainment giant is going after the symptom instead of the cause. Continue reading Village Roadshow vs Aussie Piracy
Google looking to employ Aussie hackers, 3D printed vertebrae helps Indian woman walk again, Robots should pay your taxes : Bill Gates.
I saw a lot happen in my own neck of the woods so expect a little local flavour this week. Continue reading Weekly Tech News Roundup 12/12/2016
I have been implicated as a part of a scam. A fraudulent invoice has been generated in my name and is demanding payment. It is very important to pay attention to this post to avoid falling victim to this increasingly common scam. Continue reading It had to happen one day.
There is no evidence at this time that the IT systems came under significant attack using resources available to me and I am still yet to see industry analysis supporting any claims of DDoS or other cyberattack. Continue reading #Census2016 What the hell?
I find people getting into trouble by clicking interesting (but really bad) links. Here’s how to spot the nasty links before clicking on them.
TAKE NOTE! Bad links are even on Facebook and other social networks. Continue reading Video review : Web of Trust
Ending the month on a high! A new Raspberry Pi, a lifesaving drone in the skies and future of computing in front of your eyes. Continue reading Weekly News Roundup 29/2/2016
It is tipped that 2016 will be the year that encryption, privacy and mass surveillance will become one of the biggest concerns in mainstream and legislative discussion.
It started long ago when we started whispering and using coded messages to communicate. No way did we want Bob in purchasing to know about the after work party next week (I don’t know a Bob in purchasing but you get the idea). We didn’t want our manager to know that we were looking for work with a competitor. As for the spouse, we wanted to keep that secret savings account for that special occasion secret (birthdays and stuff, the good kind of secret). Continue reading Should we have a right to privacy?
Australia Post airmail does airmail by drone, New Ransomware threatens to publish your private files online (bonus link: Recover from cryptoviruses), Sick of crappy internet? This community rolled their own.
Continue reading Weekly News Roundup 2/11/2015
I am proud to be a tiny part of a charity event, the first of it’s kind to be held in Perth and hosted by the Roo Teeth Western Australia Gaming Community .
The event is aiming to raise funds for the local Starlight Foundation over 12 hours on the 17th of October and will be streaming live from the SpaceCubed Collaborative Work Space. Continue reading Perth’s first charity gaming event.
Just this Sunday evening I was standing in my workshop/garage shaking hands with James who seemed to breathe a massive sigh of relief as I handed him the laptop. It was not the laptop he brought in, no money changed hands, this laptop came from someone else and everyone was OK with that.
Around a month ago, I got it into my head that I wanted to help someone in need when I can and the next cry for help I saw I would answer. That call came from James. Continue reading Community Rebooted with laptop #1