A collection of 8 posts
Can sanity prevail? Here's hoping.
Christian lobby upset about Australian government backtracking on Internet Censorship [http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2009/05/27/1243103585180.html] I’ve one word to say about this: good. The whole sorry mess that is the Australian net censorship debate has become an international embarrassment. It is not or
Three little pre-Christmas requests.
Dear Lazyweb, I’ve set up icecast as an IPV6-only experiment (the result of a half-drunken challenge from Mr Steven Lisson Esq.) and am streaming some Ogg Vorbis tracks off it with EZstream. Winamp and Totem Player (Linux/Gnome) work fine. Banshee (Gnome/Mono) and WMP however do not – WMP
Tim Berners-Lee says the Internet is full of lies [http://www.news.com.au/technology/story/0,25642,24363626-5014239,00.html] He’s quite right in saying there’s a hell of a lot of unsubstantiated and downright erroneous rubbish out there – look around FreeRepublic or StormFront or RaptureReady or
The idiots are running the asylum
* Internet Traffic Begins to Bypass the United States [http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/30/business/30pipes.html?_r=1&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss&pagewanted=all&oref=slogin] * Virginia de-convicts AOL junk mailer Jeremy Jaynes [http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/09/13/virginia_overturns_antispam_conviction/] * Senator saves YouTube
Quote of the Day...
From the comments on a TIME item regarding Jesus Christ’s “may-or-may not have been true or allegory” ressurrection [http://time-blog.com/middle_east/2007/02/jesus_tales_from_the_crypt.html]Â (via Metafilter) “I’ve already advised the Discovery Channel that if they air this I will cancel
A Wednesday Buffet...
Politics (sort of) This method of verifiable voting [http://theory.csail.mit.edu/~rivest/Rivest-TheThreeBallotVotingSystem.pdf]looks very interesting, if a little complicated for it’s intended users (no such issues here in Australia, especially if you’ve ever seen our Senate voting forms). Ron Rivest [http://en.wikipedia.org/