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  1. Daylight savings ready to wreck my sleep again! - 2022 April 02

    Daylight savings is happening again, no doubt my sleep schedule will be destroyed for a while as it is every single time the daylight savings transition happens...


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  2. End of another aviation era - the Antonov 225 - 2022 February 28

    The Antonov 225 was once the largest aircraft in the world in terms of lifting capacity and sadly it has been destroyed by war.


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  3. Hot takes for clearing the Ambassador bridge - 2022 February 20

    I noticed a particularly disturbing trend when the Ambassador bridge was blockaded, many people came out with ideas for clearing the blockade that were outrageously detached from reality to be met with thunderous applause by an audience ignorant of the constraints of the laws of the natural world. A certain class of commentators were using arguments with language that referenced engineering that on the surface might have sounded like ideas that could be feasible but really were obviously entirely impossible if you'd spent any amount of time looking at actual engineering principles. Nothing good comes from these sorts of ideologically driven comments that attempt to build their prestige from reference words that sounds like they are based in science and engineering but yet are in reality so contrary from it.


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  4. Rapid antigen test profiteering - 2022 January 13

    Rapid antigen tests are out of stock in most places in Australia now that the Omicron wave has spread. Some people are already profiteering off this.


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  5. Omicrons extreme transmissibility combined with far milder symptoms is forcing policy changes - 2022 January 11

    Omicrons extreme transmissibility combined with vastly lower hospitalization and death rates is forcing policy changes worldwide.


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  6. Engineered timber - 2022 January 02

    There's an amazing number of engineered timber products out there these days.


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  7. Learning from history - 2021 November 27

    Learning from history is hard because changing ourselves is hard.


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  8. Is this the end of Melbourne's COVID lockdowns? - 2021 October 22

    Lockdown is lifting in Melbourne and this might be the last COVID lockdown.


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  9. I don't like daylight savings - 2021 October 03

    I'm not a fan of daylight savings because of the health impacts I see from it every year.


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