Monthly Archives: December 2008

More mainstream media love for OpenAustralia

Totally awesome to see Matthew Moore covering OpenAustralia‘s efforts to bring the register of members’ interests to the web: Given the fortunes spent in the nation’s Parliament, and Kevin Rudd’s professed desired for more transparency in government, it seems absurd … Continue reading

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Spy photos reveal 2009 gene therapy feat

Update: Holy crap, the little devil has escaped! There could only be one explanation… it must be using some kind of photon-traversing, CCD-infecting, executable, self-modifying JPEG trojan code. We must find it, save the cheerleader, and save humanity… Help us … Continue reading

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WordPress 2.7 released!

WordPress 2.7 is an awesome release. The revision of the admin backend, despite being so soon after the changes in 2.5, is fantastic… particularly for “real users”. I enjoyed putting forward my blunt perspective on the issue while Matt and … Continue reading

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Recursive get with lftp

If you’re trying to figure out how to recursively download a directory with lftp, the wonderful command-line FTP and SFTP client, this is what you want: mirror <directory> … and that’s that. Hopefully this will be more helpful to someone … Continue reading

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