Monthly Archives: January 2011

Good way to start the morning

We were warned late last week that Cyclone Bianca might arrive in the Perth/Bunbury area today, possibly with strong winds and flooding. It turns out to have been a false alarm, the cyclone diminished rapidly last night and it didn’t … Continue reading

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Generating flic.kr URLs in Javascript

A little snippet of code that might be useful to people. Author is me, public domain (although tbh could I even copyright this? Pretty trivial.) function base58(i) { var lookup = “123456789abcdefghijkmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHJKLMNPQRSTUVWXYZ”; var s = “”; while (i > 0) … Continue reading

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Oscilloscope!

Matt lent me his oscilloscope, after a bit of fiddling around I’ve recorded both what I’m transmitting and what I’m receiving on the other end. This is using Z6900 transmitter and a Z6905 receiver. That’s hooked up to an AVR … Continue reading

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Article out of paywall

Just noticed this evening that the article Luke Miller and I wrote in Crikey is out of paywall: Wikileaks secretly covering up release errors. Neat!

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Brain exploding, too many projects.

Can anyone recommend a nice way of doing multiple file uploads? Ideally in an AJAX-ish way. I’ve looked at a few things but they all seem fairly nasty, so after for recommendations. My backup plan is just to let the … Continue reading

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Feeling a bit better.

Was a bit poorly last week, pretty crook on Friday (but went to work), then spent the weekend and today in bed. Some sort of nasty flu/cold/tummy thing. Utterly sick of moping about the house, so will drag myself out … Continue reading

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Happy new year, everyone

First, wishing everyone a happy new year. It’s been good for me so far – went to a great new years party with friends, have been out and about, enjoying myself. Things seem to be going alright so far. If … Continue reading

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