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Submission to the EPA’s call for comment on Shark Cull

Hey folks The EPA are asking for public comment on the shark cull / drum line policy. Submissions are open until the 20th of February; based on the comments they will decide whether or not to conduct an environmental impact … Continue reading

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Divest from mandatory detention

In case anyone wants to follow suit, I’ve just written this letter to UniSuper. Perhaps we can all write to our super funds (making some variation is a good idea) – and compare notes afterwards? If enough people write in … Continue reading

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A shoutout for Vagrant + NFS

Newish vagrant (1.4+) has built in NFS share support. You can share filesystems between the host and the VM using NFS. If you’re like me, and running on VMware Fusion, this is a huge win, because you get to dodge … Continue reading

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Counting the West Australian Senate Election

tl;dr – check out angrygoats.net/wasenate/ to see the full details of the WA senate election distribution – precisely how the count was processed by the AEC for both the initial count (#14votes) and the recount, and to see what happens … Continue reading

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Experience using personas to provide site logins

I recently knocked up a site for internal use at an organisation. I didn’t want to spend a lot of time coming up with a user system – the app is based on Flask so I’d have had to find … Continue reading

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2011 Australian Census Release 3

A long time since I’ve blogged over here! Just a quick post to let people know I’ve made a torrent for the third release of the Australian census 2011. I’m seeding it for anyone that wants a copy. It’s a … Continue reading

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Pecan and Blueberry muffins, vegan, gluten free

Adapted from this wonderful cartoon by First Dog on The Moon (unfortunately, broken image on the Crikey site). Ingredients: 1/4 cup light olive oil, 1/2 cup maple syrup, 3/4 cup soy milk, 1/2 cup water, 2 cups Orgran gluten-free flour, … Continue reading

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