Military cuts internet access to silence Burmese people


Any doubts that citizens of all countries should vote down and shout down government attempts to control the internet? Check out the latest violation of civil liberties being perpetrated by the Burmese government. According the…

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Smart shoes for a smart mob


painted-shoes-1 Gotta love these shoes! My colleague De Bullen decorated these shoes herself to prepare for the Smart Mob taking place tonight (Friday, 28 September) from 5pm to 6pm in front of Adelaide University’s Elder…

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Michael Jackson has always been white


The World Wide Web has always existed, as has texting, virtual reality and bottled water. Most phone conversations aren’t private and its always been that way. And how do you use a typewriter? These are…

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Family suing Creative Commons, Virgin


Interesting brouhaha overviewed at Slashdot concerning the use of a Creative Commons photo in an advertising campaign.  A church counselour took a photo of one of his charges and posted it on Flickr using a Creative Commons…

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Spellcheck mystery in Open Office writer solved


A short post this one — but as I had to work this issue out for myself, thought I’d share with the web community. The spell check in my Open Office writer program would not…

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