Archive for January, 2009

Spam for Spam

Friday, 30 January, 2009

My comment spam filter has picked up a couple of spam comments of a new breed recently: spam comments advertising comment spamming services. It’s a bit odd on a number of fronts. First of all, why waste resources you could be using to push out spam for your clients? Or has the economic downturn affected […]

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Slurpee Crisis

Thursday, 29 January, 2009

It’s undeniable that this week has been hot in Melbourne. Temperatures were in the mid 40s (over 110°F for the Celsius challenged). You don’t want to go outside, and there are three bushfires burning in the state. On top of that, Melbourne’s infrastructure doesn’t seem to be built for summer. There were over 200 cancelled […]

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