Sam's notebook

Facebook is NOT the web March 25th, 2013, 6AM

Open content

Facebook wants to get people into their clutches, and obscure the fact that there is a world-wide web of stuff out there. They will probably succeed, too; more’s the pity. Still, I’ll continue to avoid them, just in case they do require my participation to ensure full world-domination. Facebook and Google spread ‘their’ net across […]

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Indexing Newspapers September 2nd, 2008, 4PM

Exploring Programming

I have been working again this morning down at the Local History Collection at the library.  The newspaper clippings’ catalogue is progressing — up to a hundred and thirty clippings so far — and proving to be quite an interesting project.  This morning I got up to the end of 1953, the beginning of ’54, […]

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How CGDNs might help build a sense of belonging. August 29th, 2007, 3PM


My brain is feeling pretty groggy at the moment, so excuse any pointlessness in this post. Not that there’s ever any point to my posts, but that’s beside the point. I’m at work, almost thinking that the afternoon’s nearly half-gone and so, well, what’s the point of doing any more work… There are, in Australia, […]

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Kerrie Tucker's revamped site May 17th, 2007, 1PM


During the last few days I’ve been working with Margo Kingstong and Kate Tucker on porting Kerrie Tucker’s website to WordPress. I’ve also set up the new ACT Greens online merchandise shop, Green Shop. So I’ve probably had about enough of sitting at here at our kitchen table hunched over this laptop; why I’m not […]

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