Archive | June, 2012

Suburban War in the Olympic Village

In an effort to make the javelin throw more interesting this year, the Olympic committee have approved some eyebrow-raising amendments. Rather then using the conventional javelin, athletes will instead use high velocity surface to air missiles. Well I say athletes, but they do not have the technical know-how to handle such a sophisticated system. So […]

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The Nature of Fear – Horror Cinema Then, Now and Beyond (the grave)

We’re all familiar with the stereotype.  A sleepover, a bunch of kids rent a horror film that’s rated too highly for their age bracket, scare the pants off themselves, and begin screaming when a possum hits the tin roof of the garage. The horror genre is a staple of youth insofar as most are intended […]

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The ‘new’ Age.

Yesterday I was ironically on my way to a job interview with a digital and print media organisation in Melbourne, when I heard the news that Fairfax had announced its plans to cut 1,900 jobs across their boards in a massive reconstructive attempt. My instant reaction was a cringe. Ever since I can remember holding […]

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Steve Wozniak is Siri-ously disappointed in Apple

The Times Union reported yesterday that co-founder of Apple, Steve Wozniak, ripped into voice recognition feature Siri and the company who bought it whist attending a farm dedicated to saving malnourished and neglected horses. “A lot of people say Siri. I say poo-poo. I was using it to make reservations long before Apple bought it,” said […]

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suBOREbia: Melbourne’s growing urban sprawl

The world’s most liveable city is about to get bigger, but will it be any better?

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