Not Holding The Hose, Not Writing The Story

Scott Morrison, despite his best efforts at branding himself as the ‘daggy dad’ with the adorable nickname (self-chosen, mind you) of Scomo, hasn’t ever really lived up to his poorly fitted projection of himself. At best he’s come across as the dad that crashes kites, hides from Mum when there’s chores to be done, and … Read more

Brace Yourselves, It’s Still Coming

Doom and gloom are cheap ways to fill blog pages, I know. In between feeling doomful gloomful panic the last six months while the Saga Of The New Landlord played out, I tried to write a few upbeat posts, and failed. And now I’m going to write another gloomful doomful post, damnit. World Political Situation: … Read more

Why Waste Food Like This?

Since the start of the pandemic we’ve had a chance to prove what utter asshats we can be. We’ve also proved that NOT being an asshat is possible. Take it away, Ted! Toilet paper – it was the thing that proved human asshattery knows few limits, almost a year ago now. People proved the Politics … Read more

LINKDUMP: December 2020

Hey hey hey movie review for 1st of month! https://www.news.com.au/sponsored/aw6zi35GduPYFG2egIN9/hbos-new-miniseries-the-third-day-is-the-new-supernatural-thriller-to-sink-your-teeth-into/ https://www.timeanddate.com/date/birthdayresult.html?d1=11&m1=02&y1=1957&h1=07&i1=11&s1=00&type=0&gran=5 https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/key-senator-personally-trialed-cashless-debit-card-ahead-of-parliament-vote-20201209-p56lyi.html https://me.getup.org.au/  A majority of Australians would welcome a universal basic income, survey finds  https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-12-12/zodiac-killer-code-cracked-by-australian-mathematician/12977342 Amg8833 ir 8×8 infrared thermal imager array temperature sensor 7m farthest detection distance Sale  Senegambia Stone Circles 13.691254888913008, -15.522569198776422  https://www.google.com/maps/place/Senegambian+stone+circles/@13.6911128,-15.5230489,273m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0xee8e40b155de389:0x3445fcefb78ffcba!8m2!3d13.6911115!4d-15.5225017 The dark parts of The Flintstones only adults notice  … Read more

LINKDUMP: Nov 2020

This AI Can Tell if You Have Covid-19 Just by Listening to Your Cough   I have the idea for an app. (Contact Tracing Painlessly…) Sonnen to pay cash to households with batteries to help stabilise the grid  Brisbane father loses 50 kilos on ‘cookie diet’  … aaaand that’s a big NOPE from me! I’d be … Read more

New: Linkdumps

I’ve started a new thing, just an idea but I may keep it up. I read a LOT during the average month, and most of it doesn’t make it to this site as articles. But I save links that are too interesting to lose sight of but I’m not wanting to turn into articles. I’ll … Read more

LINKDUMP: Oct 2020

Canada to the US: Keep your romaine lettuce Cos the USA food system is srewed. Can I shop my way out of the climate crisis?  https://grist.org/climate/anti-climate-ads-are-flourishing-on-facebook-report-says FB is a POS a lying POS New human evolution research finds wisdom teeth vanish and extra arteries added as part of a micro evolution Is this a good … Read more