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The spread of the Internet has cost 400 jobs, namely those of carrier pigeons in India made redundant by the rise of email. (via Techdirt)
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2018/12/4To the surprise of exactly nobody, Australia’s Labor party agree to pass the mandatory encryption back-door bill , after the usual pantomime of token opposition. The bill will allow the government to demand technical measures to
Two years ago:
2017/11/15LGBT+ Australians and their allies can breathe a cautious sigh of relief as one prolonged chapter of the national culture-war pantomime comes to a close, with 61.6% of Australians voting to legalise same-sex marriage .
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2014/11/30Recently, I was in Sweden and Finland, catching up with some friends and seeing Loney Dear playing with the Norrbotens Kammarorkester in Lapland (which was amazingly good). At one point, I got invited to a party
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