Category: Webworld

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    A Week in New Zealand’s South

    At the beginning of 2003 we wanted an overseas holiday. The main problem was that most other places in the world are far away for Australians and quite expensive. One place is not so distant, not so expensive to travel to and somewhere that is truly worth a visit. And after watching the first two […]


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    Web news test page 1

    I want this to be a page under the newsletter front page.


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    Watch out Kung Fu master, here come the dancing girls!

    Celebrities have been wearing chong-sams for a while now, Jackie Chan has broken into Hollywood, kung-fu and wire harness fights are all the rage on the big screen and the homeware stores are full of items decorated with Chinese inscriptions. It must be time for a new fashion trend! After hearing a couple of remixes […]


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    Terminator 3 review

    You can tell that James Cameron was trained as a physicist. His movies have an attention to scientific and technical detail that is sadly lacking from most Hollywood movies, movies like Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines. They are replaced by more car chases, explosions and pretty girls. Some of the big concepts in Cameron’s […]


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    At last, Internet from bed!

    It’s not the first time that I’ve connected to the Internet while lying in bed, but it is the first time from the main bedroom. And from the loo. And anywhere else in the house. You see, I setup a wireless network in the house last night. Now I can surf the net on my […]


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    Second thoughts

    After investing so much time writing the ViPeR content management system for the Australian Astronomy Festival and IAU 25th General Assembly Virtual Press Room websites I’m now reconsidering whether to implement it here as well. I have it running already on an Ilisys PHP/MySQL system – I would just need to migrate the existing content […]