Great explanation of LOLcat history

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David McRaney over at Zero Sum Mind has written a very helpful explanation of the LOLcat phenomenon. Also the Wall Street Journal has discussed LOLcats and I Can Has Cheezburger. But don’t overlook the new LOLdog site I Has a Hotdog.

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Federal Government Regulates Internet Content

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For everyone who is concerned about this matter and wants to get their head around the issues, the actual source documents are available as follows: Australian Communications and Media Authority – Media Release Online Content Regulation – Overview from Minister’s Office Broadcasting Services Act 1992 – including amendment No. 124, 2007 Communications Legislation Amendment (Content … [Read more…]

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Human Rights Charter in Victoria

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In the state of Victorian citizens will have basic human rights, like freedom of speech and freedom of religion, protected under a new charter from 2008. It’s a pity the rest of us don’t have the same guarantees. When will the federal government step up and assure our rights? An excerpt from the media release … [Read more…]

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Krigsman talking sense on IT projects

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In Five tips for achieving IT success in 2008 by ZDNet‘s Michael Krigsman gives list of five tips that guarantee successful projects in 2008, summary follows below and full post here… Build a business case Engage stakeholders early and often Ensure strong executive sponsorship Manage vendors wisely Embrace and plan for change You would be … [Read more…]

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What is most likely to help you reach the top?

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Summary of the tips from LifeHack on getting to the top follows, the original post is from Oct 2007 but still resonates for me. This is worth thinking about today as we all consider resolutions for 2008. Whenever you can, act friendly and open Don’t be manipulative Take the risk (if risk it is) and … [Read more…]

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New definition of consent in rape for NSW

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Changes to the law of consent in rape come into force today. I think it is a big step forward to have consent formally defined. Some people have claimed that these changes will cause frivolous cases where women will have a change of mind after the fact. But nobody has been able to provide any … [Read more…]

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