Spiral Dynamics integral – An Introduction

Spiral Dynamics is somewhat a system of Psychometric Profiling. Think of Myers Briggs or the OCEAN model mixed with Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs, but a whole order of magnitude more than that. The core idea of the model is that people focus on certain aspects of life at different stages. At the higher stages they are usually…

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19th Jan – Looking back at the last week

Wow, what a crazy week.   Last weekend I photographed some matches of the Volley Ball SA Beach Volley Ball open which was for the Commonwealth games selection process.   Whilst at Glenelg I also swam out past the jetty. Although parallel to it and far enough away I wasn’t going to get a fishing hook…

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2017 – The Year that was

So it’s the last weekend of the year and time for a more in depth than usual review.   I do a weekly review, usually just spending a couple of minutes looking at the list below and thinking about each item a bit. Recently however I have realised I need to start writing my thoughts…

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Low Carb, High Fat – Ketosis Diet

It’s been a month since I started the low carb, high fat diet also known as the Ketone (or ketosis) diet. I started it by eating (well drinking) KetoOS and here’s my thoughts and journey.   As intro you are best off reading this part of Melia Robinson’s article: The low-carb, high-fat diet — which…

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What is your core?

What do you care about? What’s the core of your life?   For me it’s relationships, for others I’ve noticed it can be food, music, sometimes it’ll be work but that’s rarely actually the case.   Your core part of you is what your mind drifts to thinking about when you are idle. It’s what…

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w00t! Solar Thermal in Port Augusta

w00t! 5+ years of campaigning and we finally have some great news. Solar Thermal is going to be build in Port Augusta! Key Points 150MW CST (Concentrating Solar Thermal) plant. The South Australian state government is buying the power from it at a maximum of $78 per megawatt hour. It’ll be build close to Port…

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ZDay presentation – Price of Zero Transition to an RBE

At both the Global ZDay event in Brisbane, Australia and the New Zealand ZDay event in Auckland I gave this presentation about the Price of Zero transition to a Natural Law Resource Based Economy. This is based on the presentation given on Sunday the 26th of March 2017 at the New Globe Theatre in Brisbane,…

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Michael Kubler and Peter Joseph at the ZDay 2017 global event in Brisbane.

Zday 2017 – My Experience

Wow, the last 4+ weeks has been INTENSE. Certainly the most intense of my life so far. First it was 12-16hr days at work trying to get a web project at work over the line. Then 20 hour days (yes, only 4hrs sleep a night) trying to move out, putting most of my stuff into…

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Fixing SA’s power network

There’s a lot of buzz at the moment about a Twitter conversation between Elon Musk and Mike Cannon-Brookes about fixing South Australia’s power issues. Elon says he can fix the issue in 100 days by providing 100+MW of battery storage. Mike Cannon-Brookes says he can find the money and deal with the politics. As a member…

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LetsEncrypt / Certbot – Virtualhost vs VirtualHost

Certbot, formerly letsencrypt is a great tool for setting up SSL certificates on websites. I love being able to quickly, easily and for free, setup a HTTPS SSL (TLS) certificate. I use apache to host lots of WordPress sites, custom sites (e.g Symfony) and the like and Certbot helps keep them secure. Except when it…

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