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A Little Note On Blame... for the loss of confidence

24 February 2009  |  2041 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It is difficult to swallow the idea that the media is responsible for the current loss of confidence. Perhaps a deepening might be accredited to media, but I think the worst news came in the form of the balance on that latest retirement account. The current situation was completely predictable and some foresaw it. It was one of the reasons I sta...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Fusion-io Will Revolutionise Many Processes - Its hot!

17 February 2009  |  2056 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I admit to holding out. I see new stuff out there and immediately see the possibilities, but can't bring myself to blab immediately. Steve Wozniak (Apple founder) has gone back to work at a company I want to blab about. First I had to examine the possibilities, there are many, and even more I was tempted to keep silent. One smart bank has already...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

10 or 100 Pounds, Contactless Makes No Sense

14 February 2009  |  2359 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Unless of course you're flogging them. If it is secure - why the low limit? Of course if you allude that it is secure and ask the consumer they all want to appear bright by answering 'Convenience'. U...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

No Recession In Generosity Among Australians

10 February 2009  |  1966 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

If the level of generosity and sharing amongst Australians in response to the bushfires is anything to go by, we've really nothing to worry about. Donations of more than $31 million have already been ...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Global Warming Is Manifesting Itself Quickly

10 February 2009  |  1925 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I don't need to convince many Europeans that there is a change in the weather, and what we are experiencing in Australia is certainly enough to convince me. The weather is getting wilder. Sydney went...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Old Fashioned Risk In Million Dollar Armoured Car Robbery

10 February 2009  |  2475 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Bold thieves wielding shotguns and wearing balaclava's robbed an armoured car refilling ATM's in Sydney of more than $1,000,000. The robbers held a shotgun to the throat of at least one guard as they ...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Australia's Bushfires - A Tragedy Of Government Ignorance

09 February 2009  |  2392 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

The scale of the Australian bushfires was overwhelming and tragic. Such serious loss of life could have been prevented. The fire's fury could be foreseen, and observed in progress, but for a total la...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Half A Million Salary Limit For Bailed Out Bankers?

05 February 2009  |  1931 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

President Obama has reacted to the excess payments on Wall St by proposing to limit salaries to $500,000 for senior executives of banks which get a bail-out. It won't be retrospective, so those who ha...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Aussie Treasurer and Reserve Bank Waking Up 1yr Too Late

03 February 2009  |  1826 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It was almost a year ago that I called upon governments to get together and develop a plan for the crisis. They met but did nothing. Lights on at the Reserve Bank and no-one home, or at least nobody ...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

All This New-Tech Is No Fun For Techies

01 February 2009  |  2536 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I thought I'd do a quick rap-up of some of the 'fun' things done by hackers in the past year. The most fun one is the car navigation system. The one you rent at the airport when you get to some cou...

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