Archive for October, 2006

BigPond Movies & Webflicks

Saturday, October 28th, 2006

I have just signed up for a BigPond Movies trial. The link I got sent was: http://www.bigpondmovies.com/user/homeExistingUser.php This is curiously similar to the think for my old (2004) service, Webflicks: http://webflicks.com.au/user/homeExistingUser.php Hmmm… more than a superficial resemblance (look at the URLs, not the sites). Let’s delve closer: + – This shows a section of the […]

Free Public Transport

Monday, October 23rd, 2006

According to The Age, The Victorial Liberals plan to make public transport free for students (pretty much any eligible concession card holder). Fantastic in principle. Great if you own the Infrastructure. Terrible if you don’t. Using the $285m figure over 4 years to provide free public transport to 90,000 students (all data sourced from the […]

System Models

Friday, October 13th, 2006

I receive the following e-mail (or some variant) periodically: Dear Reseller, I’ll start off by thanking our resellers who send their orders to the correct email address, formatted per our requested specifications. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated. It makes our job easier and helps us to process your orders more efficiently. As a reminder to […]

Take me to Serenity

Tuesday, October 10th, 2006

Serenity (Firefly) 100% Moya (Farscape) 81% Deep Space Nine (Star Trek) 81% Galactica (Battlestar: Galactica) 75% Nebuchadnezzar (The Matrix) 75% SG-1 (Stargate) 75% Babylon 5 (Babylon 5) 69% Millennium Falcon (Star Wars) 69% FBI's X-Files Division (The X-Files) 69% Enterprise D (Star Trek) 63% Andromeda Ascendant (Andromeda) 56% Bebop (Cowboy Bebop) 31% Your Ultimate Sci-Fi […]