Category Archives: tech

Radiohead’s "House of Cards" video made without cameras

I am a big fan of Radiohead, their album In Rainbows and cool uses of technology, so this is the kind of think I like. The video for “House of Cards” from In Rainbows was not shot with cameras in … Continue reading

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NSW education downgrades Microsoft

via Jeff Waugh’s Be the signal. The Australian Financial Review reports NSW education downgrades Microsoft. โ€œThe NSW Department of Education has put Microsoft on notice after it agreed to extend its software licensing agreement for just one year instead of … Continue reading

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Google's Photovoltaic System

This is kind of a follow up to my previous post on Green Computing. IT Conversations has posted a talk by Anthony Ravitz, Project Coordinator, Real Estate & Workplace Services, Google, about Google’s installation of photovoltaic cells on the roof … Continue reading

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Negroponte on why OLPC needed to be non-profit

The Science Show (Radio National, ABC Australia) recently broadcast Nicholas Negroponte’s address to the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting in Boston. He spoke about the OLPC, One Laptop Per Child, being interested in both education and technology … Continue reading

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Green Computing

From IT Conversations Phil Windley’s interview with Jeremy Faludi about Green Computing. I highly recommend listening to this. They address the environmental aspects of computing from the massive amount of power used by data centers to the chemicals used in … Continue reading

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2,000,000,000th photo on flickr

The TWO BILLIONTH photo has been uploaded to flickr and it was taken in Sydney ๐Ÿ™‚

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