1. Low quality course advertisements in 2024 - 2024 February 27

    The state of "educational" offerings in Australia gets more and more dismal by the year. A recent development in this race to the bottom is the emergence of targeted advertisements on social media that are encouraging and manipulating unsuspecting people to enroll in courses that will never provide a positive return on investment to those who enrol.


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  2. Commodities accounting concepts - 2024 February 17

    How should we think about accounting for commodities? While pricing things in dollars is often taken for granted should it be? Should we be thinking about value in terms of volume or tonnage of commodities instead?


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  3. Are pets keeping people single? - 2024 January 01

    Lately I've seen a huge rise in the number of people getting pets. I wonder if this is in part because people are not in relationships. I also wonder if this is becoming an impediment to people entering into relationships.


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  4. Finding system temperature from the command line - 2023 November 10

    Here's a command I've been using to find the temperature of some of the hardware I've bene running from the command line.


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  5. Optus outage and cashless payments - 2023 November 08

    Going entirely cashless means your business shuts down entirely whenever there's an internet outage, the Optus outage gives us a very clear example of these risks.


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  6. Optus outage and cloud software - 2023 November 08

    Cloud only software exposes you to massive risks, the Optus outage gives us a very clear example of these risks.


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  7. Mobile vs desktop browsing in 2023 - 2023 November 08

    I've started to notice a divergence in the experiences you have when browsing the internet on desktop vs mobile. It also seems to be getting worse.


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  8. Bumble red flag advertisement - 2023 November 07

    I came across one of the most toxic advertisements I've ever seen and feel compelled to warn all healthy people out there to avoid the Bumble dating app as a result.


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  9. Content moderation inversion - 2023 November 04

    Recent geopolitical events have reminded me of something I noticed for the first time some years ago with the degradation of engagement online.


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  10. Brexit and voice referendums - 2023 October 13

    There's a few similarities between the upcoming referendum in Australia and the Brexit referendum.


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