1. Spotting financialization when looking for work - 2020 November 19

    It's very important to know whether or not the place you are applying to work at has a culture of financialization or not before you accept a job.


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  2. The USA presidential election process - 2020 November 17

    In the last few weeks I've noticed that a lot of people have a incomplete understanding of the process that selects the president of the United States of America.


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  3. This site now has a sitemap.xml file - 2020 November 15

    I just added a sitemap.xml file to this site. If you are interested in finding out why you might want to do this have a read.


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  4. Solar panels and car sales, a financialization story - 2020 November 12

    Solar panels and car sales increasingly have something in common beyond Elon Musk being good at selling both of them. Increasingly I see a situation whereby people don't want you to pay cash for them.


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  5. 2020 USA election - 2020 November 04

    I think this will be close.


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  6. The story of Lasseters reef - 2020 October 09

    A family member shared me a link to the fascinating story of Lasseter's Reef with a request for some help with navigating the website. It turns out that the website didn't have the story links ordered chronologically and they asked me for some help to sort this out. This is a perfect example of where using some web scraping along with programming can deliver value so that's exactly what I did, I wrote a short script to create some easier to navigate links to this great story.


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  7. Making the post date more obvious - 2020 October 07

    I find it annoying when I look at other blog archives and only see a list of posts without the dates. I noticed I was doing this myself courtesy of a comment from a reader so I decided to improve this


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  8. WeGrow - 2020 September 30

    I had no idea that WeWork had a venture called WeGrow for providing child education until I came across this comment.


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  9. Is this blog now popular enough to be plagiarized from? - 2020 September 27

    This blog might be popular enough to be a target for plagiarism, I'm surprised!


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  10. Canned audience sounds during the pandemic - 2020 September 25

    During 2020 we have seen a lot of sporting events with no audience, and one of hte most bizarre things was events with canned audience noises that drew attention to the fact there was no audience. The peak bizarreness might have been at the 2020 World Snooker Championship where the canned applause sounded completely fake.


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