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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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Optimising Human potential as we head towards the singularity

The many of people, myself included have fallen into a trap. We have a set of behaviours when using a computer which are mostly there to optimise the power of the computer, not of humans. We might have to start copying a load of files and leave the computer for a while as things are…

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Juncture in life – What will happen next?

Is at an interesting juncture in his life and isn’t sure how things will go, most options involve me working very intensely over the next few months, the biggest issue is that I’m in enough debt that it hurts (~$8K) : Teacher Time, the web platform I’m helping develop with a passionate group of entrepreneurs…

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A change of plans

Hi everyone, Unfortunately due to time constraints, I simply do not have time to write the quality and quantity of posts that I had previously been aiming for. Instead of trying to post once a week on random things, I am currently aiming on posting more tutorial/informational posts when I have the time. These will…

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Post of the week – 004 : IPTC info in photos.

This  was an old post I forgot to upload a while ago and is an excerpt from a conversation on the DLF (Digital Laborers Federation) email list regarding IPTC information in JPEG photos, which is useful for Photographers, and especially those uploading images to Flickr. —————————————- Peter Moran wrote: > Hey > I’ve finally got…

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Post of the week 003 – Financial Insitutions

How much are you paying to have your money stored ? Having recently done some looking around, I was surprised at the number of people who actually PAY to have their money in a bank. A bank invests the money that you store with them, and get paid interest for it. The investment could be…

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Thought for the week 002 – Ridiculus Red Tape

How much have you been abused by Red tape? Summary : Annoying customer service misinformation, almost draconian procedures, and stupid loop holes. Story : Recently my girlfriend, who has recently arrived in Australia from Russia was trying to pass her drivers licence learners theory test. I drove her into the city, we walked to the…

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Thought for the Week – 001

When did you last update your will? Your last will and testament is more than a document describing how your assets will be divided, it also allows you to describe what will happen with your body afterwards, and a chance to say your final goodbye. Some things to think about: Specify an executor of your…

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