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Hugo with Google Sheets

Hugo with Google Sheets

I run an EV newsletter over on https://revolution.guide, which uses a Google Sheets spreadsheet to collect links for each edition. It has a date, title and URL …

Grow Your Audience AI Prompts

Grow Your Audience AI Prompts

Social Media AI Prompts https://socialmedia.prompt.cards Australia Day long weekend. I was subscribed to BetterSheets.co, intrigued how people use Google Sheets …

Hugo-GitHub migration

Hugo-GitHub migration

After two decades on Wordpress, I migrated this site to a Hugo static blog, used to create lightning-fast websites without sacrificing design or performance. …

Mastodon

Mastodon

Mastodon is a decentralized, open-source social media platform where users can create profiles, interact with other users, and share content, but it differs in …

Tesla 10k

Tesla 10k

Did my first 10000 km in the Tesla M3 SR+ this weekend, 10 months (and one week) in. That’s 1000km per month, working from home, charging at home using …

AI.PROMPT.CARDS

AI.PROMPT.CARDS

Another weekend project. I’m sure you’ve seen those AI generated images (Craiyon, DALL-E and Midjourney). They take a prompt, a description of the …

Notebooks

Notebooks

Another weekend project Created some blank notebooks through Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing. – find a niche – create a 120 page lined PDF – create a …

Grong Grong Solar Farm

Grong Grong Solar Farm

Grong Grong is a 1,7kW solar farm in the NSW Riverina area, west of Wagga Wagga, using community scale solar. https://gronggrongsolarfarm.com.au …

Lift subject from background & Stage Manager

Lift subject from background & Stage Manager

New in iPadOS16 (Beta), Lift subject from background & Stage Manager It's not like it's the easiest example. But it's quick and does a pretty decent job. …

The Future of Cyber Warfare

The Future of Cyber Warfare

Reading time 12 mins, or listen: 1. The Future of Cyber Warfare Introduction Since we connected everything to the internet, we’ve entered the fourth …

Viasat Ukraine Case Study

Viasat Ukraine Case Study

Introduction Ukraine is in the news for all the wrong reasons. Over the last decade, it has suffered a barrage of cyber-attacks attributed to Russia, including …

Cyber Warfare and Terrorism

Cyber Warfare and Terrorism

Reading time 5 mins Introduction While researching this essay, the TV is on in the background and we are into the third day of the Russian invasion in Ukraine. …

2021 Wrapped

2021 Wrapped

Most played tracks of 2021 Viper Goose Unperson Nothing But Thieves Your Power Billie Eilish Jungle Juice feat. Alst3n (Extended Mix) Dave Winnel, Alst3n Alter …

rEVolution Guide

rEVolution Guide

We moved to Sydney 15 years ago. First couple of years, living on the lower north shore, we didn’t have a car. Then in 2010 bought a Mini Diesel (which …

Twitter

Twitter

Hi, I’m JJ and I have a Twitter problem. Maybe? See, I’ve got a couple of accounts, for different interests I have. In essence I use it as a …

Web Speed Test Online Services

Besides running Google’s Lighthouse as a Chrome extension, I also like to use following web speed test services: https://tools.pingdom.com/ …

Cloudflare Workers

Converted https://socialrecommendator.com to a statically hosted, serverless cloud function invoking, single page app, from the single page php it was for 10 …

Buzzword Bingo

Using Gridsome with BootstrapVue and GraphQL for a headless* WordPress server-side-rendered static site generated CMS hosted on Zeit, https://halans.dev * well, …

Clean Twitter "Interests"

Clean Twitter "Interests"

Twitter has a list of Interests it constructed based on your interactions on Twitter. One of my “Interests” was “Milk”… Huh? They’ve hidden this feature …

Dark mode

Dark mode

We recently refreshed the branding of The Mindful Dog, including a refresh of the puppy school and dog training website. Upon a refresh, there are always …

Plotagraphs

Plotagraphs

Plotagraph compilation

Fav songs of 2017

Animoji Karaoke/movielines how-to

Inspired by #AnimojiKaraoke, I made this movie lines version Sunday morning. Animoji’s are only available on iPhone X, so that’s the main …

Firefox Reader View

Firefox Reader View

I’ve been working a bit on mindful.dog, which used to be a single page site initially, but got an additional landing page for puppy class enrolment. Upon …

International Tower 2 Barrangaroo

International Tower 2 Barrangaroo

TEDxSydney Salon on the 41st floor of International Tower 2 at Barrangaroo. A 360° view:

Bay 9 Co-Working 

Bay 9 Co-Working 

Using the vr WordPress shortcode: Doesn't seem to load the full resolution images when going fullscreen. Using the Google VR View, which does use the full …

Big World Homes Tiny House

Big World Homes Tiny House

Sleepover at the Big World Homes flat-pack prototype tiny house, in Leichhardt. It’s a structural design prototype for a DIY plat-pack tiny house to put …

10th anniversary of iPhone introduction

10th anniversary of iPhone introduction

It’s been 10 years since Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone. Time for another comparison with the iPhone 7: Comparison shots iPhone 7 vs 1st Gen iPhone: Did …

Lift You Up iMessage Sticker Pack

Lift You Up iMessage Sticker Pack

Update 2022: Removed from the App Store Been playing with iMessage sticker packs these Holidays, using Affinity Designer and Sketch. First one’s Lift You …

A-Frame 360 Photo Gallery

A-Frame 360 Photo Gallery

Playing around with A-Frame, creating a 360° photo gallery, with images taken at the office Christmas party using the Ricoh Theta S.

Fave tracks of 2016

My favourite tracks of 2016: My favourite artist discovery of the year must be Jack Garratt.

Missing favicon in IE11

For reference. Because I’ve been staring at this for a while. Using the right link tag in the head, and a valid ico image file, IE11 would not display the …

SIFA Workshop

Work effectively in the screen and media industries Over two days, we took a closer look at the creative film process, how films get made and who does what. …

Hidden at Rookwood cemetery

Hidden at Rookwood cemetery

Land Rover Owners Expo 2016

Land Rover Owners Expo 2016

#videoslam of Land Rover Owners Expo 2016 in Camden

WordCamp Sydney 2016

WordCamp Sydney 2016

#videoslam of the first day of WordCamp Sydney 2016.

Bookmarks for April 15th through April 23rd

These are my links for April 15th through April 23rd: 7 tips for designing awesome animated GIFs – InVision Blog – Web Crawler That Automatically Extracts Site …

Bookmarks for April 13th through April 14th

These are my links for April 13th through April 14th: Expresso – Textcraft: Text & logo maker – Minecraft, 8-bit styles and more – Wireframe.cc – minimal …

Bookmarks for April 7th through April 13th

These are my links for April 7th through April 13th: CreateJS – Blending Modes Demystified · An A List Apart Article – CSSgram test sheet – Website Style Guide …

Bookmarks for March 8th through April 6th

These are my links for March 8th through April 6th: Perfect responsive images: HTML5 <picture> and Bootstrap 4 – How Good Are Your HTML and CSS Comments? …

Adding VR images to Facebook

Adding VR images to Facebook

UPDATE: They added 360° photo/panorama support too, yay! No need to do this anymore. Facebook only supports the display of equirectangular 360° video, but not …

Google VR View

Google VR View

Pretty excited with Google’s VR View release. Google VR View transforms 360° or VR images (and videos) into interactive experiences. It makes it …

Social Recommendator update

Social Recommendator update

After seven years, a simple refresh of http://socialrecommendator.com.

VideoSlam - the instantaneous edit

VideoSlam - the instantaneous edit

Last weekend I went to a great IxDA workshop “Connecting Conversations” by Alastair Somerville. During the workshop I took short 3-5 second video clips (which …

Connecting Conversations #videoslam

Connecting Conversations #videoslam

Browser zooming and CSS layout issues

Browser zooming and CSS layout issues

Browsers have a zoom functionality, to zoom in or out, enlarging or shrinking the content in the browser window (using CTRL plus scrollwheel on mouse, or CTRL …

My week in pictures 27 Dec 2015  #weekinpix

My week in pictures 27 Dec 2015 #weekinpix

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iPad Resolution Test

iPad Resolution Test

Set up a Bootstrap template with some checks on minimum and maximum device resolution, and device pixel ratio, to show the difference between 2x pixel ratio and …

My week in pictures 22 Nov 2015 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 13 Sep 2015 #weekinpix

HTTP 415 Unsupported Media Type

HTTP 415 Unsupported Media Type

Encountered an error in IE11 a while ago using the Swagger UI, on a DELETE REST request, which returned “HTTP 415 Unsupported Media Type” error, while …

My week in pictures 06 Sep 2015 #weekinpix

My week in pictures 06 Sep 2015 #weekinpix

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House-hunting

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My week in pictures 10 May 2015 #weekinpix

New family member, Mauro.

My week in pictures 03 May 2015 #weekinpix

My week in pictures 03 May 2015 #weekinpix

May the Fourth be with you

May the Fourth be with you

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My week in pictures 26 Apr 2015 #weekinpix

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Bookmarks for February 24th through April 4th

These are my links for February 24th through April 4th: Framer – Prototype Interaction and Animation – Testing Tool — Google Developers – HTML5 WordPress …

My week in pictures 29 Mar 2015 #weekinpix

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TMD Interview

First try at recording an interview. Learned lots, lots to learn. Need some lights (as overhead daylight changed throughout the afternoon).

My week in pictures 01 Mar 2015 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 15 Feb 2015 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 08 Feb 2015 #weekinpix

Bookmarks for February 7th through February 15th

These are my links for February 7th through February 15th: A JavaScript library for building user interfaces | React – Flux | Application Architecture for …

My week in pictures 01 Feb 2015 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 25 Jan 2015 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 18 Jan 2015 #weekinpix

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Week In Pix 2014

Get an overview of my 2014 through #weekinpix

My week in pictures 28 Dec 2014 #weekinpix

My week in pictures 28 Dec 2014 #weekinpix

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My favorite shots of 2014

My favorite images of last year.

My week in pictures 21 Dec 2014 #weekinpix

My week in pictures 21 Dec 2014 #weekinpix

Bookmarks for September 11th through December 26th

Collection of links for September 11th through December 26th: Mobile-Friendly Test – My five promise patterns – 9 basic principles of responsive web design – …

Most played 2014 tracks

My most played 2014 tracks (some of which surprised me): Happy Idiot – TV on the Radio Left Hand Free – alt-J Leave Me Alone (feat. Shay Lia) – KAYTRANADA Speak …

My week in pictures 07 Dec 2014 #weekinpix

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Bookmarks for September 5th through September 11th

Collection of links for September 5th through September 11th: AniJS, Declarative handling library for UI interactions – Pagekit – Four Design Lessons from …

Bookmarks for August 28th through September 3rd

Collection of links for August 28th through September 3rd: A simple and easy jQuery plugin used to add page transition on css animations. · Animsition – …

My week in pictures 31 Aug 2014 #weekinpix

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Bookmarks for June 22nd through August 27th

Collection of links for June 22nd through August 27th: Tooltipster – The jQuery Tooltip Plugin – CSS Shorthand Generator – Rock Hammer – Ink Interface Kit – …

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Bookmarks for May 10th through June 15th

Collection of links for May 10th through June 15th: Call to Idea – Get inspired! – gulp.js – the streaming build system – Project Scaffolding – Grunt: The …

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Bookmarks for April 13th through May 7th

Collection of links for April 13th through May 7th: UIkit – Single-Page Applications with the Page Micro Library | Flippin’ Awesome – Single-Field Credit …

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Walk around Bradley's head

I love what Google did with their Google Nigh Walk in Marseille, and would love to do something similar locally (if anyone else is up for it too). I have been …

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Bookmarks for March 28th through April 13th

Collection of links for March 28th through April 13th: Fluidity – AngularStrap – AngularJS 1.2 native directives for Twitter Bootstrap 3. – Free eBook – Create …

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Bookmarks for March 10th through March 27th

Collection of links for March 10th through March 27th: Is jQuery Too Big For Mobile? | Flippin’ Awesome – 1 | Behind Google Maps’ Intuitive New …

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Bookmarks for February 23rd through March 5th

Collection of links for February 23rd through March 5th: Bullet Proof Forms Using Local Storage – eWebDesign – Using HTML5 GeoLocation API With Google Maps – …

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Bookmarks for January 21st through February 22nd

Collection of links for January 21st through February 22nd: Bootstrap accessibility plugin – Creating a WordPress Theme From Static HTML: Preparing the Markup – …

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Pirates of the Caribbean

Pirates of the Caribbean 3D animated gif

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Bookmarks for January 9th through January 21st

Collection of links for January 9th through January 21st: CSS Animation Tricks: State Jumping, Negative Delays, Animating Origin, and More | CSS-Tricks – The …

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2013 favorite tracks

My favorite tracks of 2013, based on playcount and my rating in iTunes: I Don’t Feel (Deetron Remix) – Aeroplane Arabella – Arctic Monkeys Before I Ever …

Bookmarks for December 20th through January 9th

Collection of links for December 20th through January 9th: Intro to Shadow DOM | Nettuts – 45 Useful JavaScript Tips, Tricks and Best Practices | Flippin’ …

Awesome NYE

[ (http://halansphotography.com/sydney-new-years-eve-fireworks/)We had an awesome NYE yesterday, photographing at the best spot in town: Sydney NYE Fireworks

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Bookmarks for November 12th through December 19th

Collection of links for November 12th through December 19th: How to Use the HTML5 Vibration API – SitePoint – It works: Hello World for Dropbox – Website …

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Photo competition

[ (http://citibank.stackla.com/c/529adfb9023bd2bd27000037 “MyWorldCiti competition”) It’s the final day of a Citibank photo competition, and I …

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Shortbackfocus.com

Now that halansphotography.com is up and running, I repurposed Shortbackfocus.com into a small (micro), free stock photography site. What do you think? …

Bookmarks for October 13th through November 12th

Collection of links for October 13th through November 12th: Design Principles FTW – An In-Depth Introduction To Ember.js | Smashing Coding – Free Bootstrap 3.0 …

My week in pictures 03 Nov 2013 #weekinpix

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Bookmarks for September 26th through October 12th

Collection of links for September 26th through October 12th: cryptstagram – Slim Framework – Responsive Images Using Picturefill and PHP – SitePoint – Build a …

International Fleet Review

(http://www.flickr.com/photos/halans/10097685575/in/set-72157636208718296/ “International Fleet Review”) …

iPhone5s slow motion video

Slomo from halans on Vimeo. Trying out iPhone 5s iOS7s slow motion video. Also uses iOS7s video digital zoom.

Bookmarks for September 15th through September 25th

Collection of links for September 15th through September 25th: Firesheep – codebutler – Levelling Up With AngularJS: Building a Reusable Click to Edit Directive …

Packaging

Such a big difference in packaging between the 5 and 5s: All because of new USB charger

Bookmarks for September 8th through September 14th

Collection of links for September 8th through September 14th: Custom Elements: defining new elements in HTML – HTML5 Rocks – Use HTML5 device orientation to run …

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My week in pictures 25 Aug 2013 #weekinpix

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Bookmarks for August 24th through September 7th

Collection of links for August 24th through September 7th: Mean – AngularJS Tutorial: Learn to Build Modern Web Apps | Thinkster – HTML5pano – HTML 5 panorama …

Australian Online Retail

<rant> So I bought something on JBhifi.com.au. Yeah right, I know. I ordered a GoPro accessory, for $19.99, which was available for pickup at the North …

Front-end dev best practices

A while ago I was asked to write some front-end dev best practices. General Web Development Best Practices Standards change over the years though, and some …

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Bookmarks for August 8th through August 23rd

Collection of links for August 8th through August 23rd: Miro Video Converter – Convert any video to MP4, WebM (vp8), iPhone, Android, iPod, iPad, and more. …

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Bookmarks for July 19th through August 7th

Collection of links for July 19th through August 7th: Responsive :: Home – Cardinal — Build more with less. – Website Deployment: Let Us Count The Ways! | …

My week in pictures 07 Jul 2013 #weekinpix

Running at the coal loader, Geek breakfast.

Bookmarks for July 6th through July 16th

Collection of links for July 6th through July 16th: Why Mobile Web Is Slow? – Codename One – Reinventing Mobile Development (mobile app development mobile …

Halansphotography.com

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Jaguar on the prowl

Ran into this 1948 Jaguar the other day, the exact same car we got married in 11 years ago. EDIT: Well, as it turns out, it’s not exactly the same car, as …

Bookmarks for June 13th through July 3rd

Collection of links for June 13th through July 3rd: Building Apps For Firefox OS, Chrome OS And The Web – TNG – The Nitty Gritty – Geekphone Peak Automating …

My week in pictures 09 Jun 2013 #weekinpix

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Bookmarks for May 31st through June 11th

Collection of links for May 31st through June 11th: Backlift Blog – React | A JavaScript library for building user interfaces – Modern Design at Microsoft – …

My week in pictures 02 Jun 2013 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 26 May 2013 #weekinpix

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Bookmarks for May 21st through May 31st

Collection of links for May 21st through May 31st: Lessons Learned: A Year with a Large AngularJS Project – @jhooks – Screensiz.es – Topcoat – Rubber Duck [UX] …

My week in pictures 19 May 2013 #weekinpix

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Bookmarks for May 15th through May 20th

Collection of links for May 15th through May 20th: GatherContent — Simple Website Content Organisation & Collaboration. – SnapWidget | Instagram Photo …

My week in pictures 12 May 2013 #weekinpix

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Bookmarks for May 2nd through May 14th

Collection of links for May 2nd through May 14th: Support and App Development for Philips Hue – The Philips Hue Community : The Philips Hue Community – Gimme …

My week in pictures 05 May 2013 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 28 Apr 2013 #weekinpix

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Bookmarks for April 17th through April 30th

Collection of links for April 17th through April 30th: Pure CSS Timeline : Matt Bango’s Journal – Beautiful web-based timeline software – Welcome to …

My week in pictures 21 Apr 2013 #weekinpix

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Showcasing local (Australian) web talent

[ (http://madewithlove.in) For MadeWithLove.in, I’m looking for locally produced (in your suburb, city, country (starting with Australia)), …

Buying a Canon 6D online

Looking to buy a Canon 6D online? Cheap? Well, look out, because there are in fact 2 versions: one with and one without Wifi and GPS. And the online store sure …

Bookmarks for April 10th through April 16th

Collection of links for April 10th through April 16th: It’s not a web app. It’s an app you install from the web. – Introducing navigator.mozPay() …

My week in pictures 07 Apr 2013 #weekinpix

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Bookmarks for March 26th through April 10th

Collection of links for March 26th through April 10th: Segment.io | The simple analytics API — Segment.io – Action.IO – Polychart.JS – Introducing Jetstrap for …

My week in pictures 24 Mar 2013 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 17 Mar 2013 #weekinpix

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Bookmarks for March 16th through March 25th

These are my links for March 16th through March 25th: Lost Signal: 7 Lessons from TV History | Punchcut – Copywriting by Copy Hackers – Web Copywriting Ebooks …

My week in pictures 10 Mar 2013 #weekinpix

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Bookmarks for March 15th

Collection of links for March 15th: Prevue – A concept sharing app for designers – Write good code! It impacts page load time. – Improving UX Through Front-End …

Bookmarks for March 11th through March 14th

These are my links for March 11th through March 14th: Building ePub with PHP and Markdown – Perch – The really little content management system (CMS) – JSONMate …

Cowan to Brooklyn

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My week in pictures 03 Mar 2013 #weekinpix

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Bookmarks for March 7th through March 8th

These are my links for March 7th through March 8th: Prepo 2 for Mac – Type & Grids — Responsive HTML5 Template – Breaking down Amazon’s mega dropdown …

Bookmarks for March 4th through March 6th

These are my links for March 4th through March 6th: How to shrinkwrap and center elements horizontally | 456 Berea Street – WebKit for Developers – Paul Irish – …

Bookmarks for March 3rd

Collection of links for March 3rd: TodoMVC – a project which offers the same Todo application implemented using MV* concepts in most of the popular JavaScript …

My week in pictures 24 Feb 2013 #weekinpix

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Bookmarks for February 25th through March 2nd

These are my links for February 25th through March 2nd: tapestry – virtual lane graphics for swimming with css3 – xyk – 5 Simple and Practical CSS List Styles …

Bookmarks for February 23rd through February 25th

These are my links for February 23rd through February 25th: Koken – Creative web site publishing – Toolbar.js – jQuery plugin to create tooltip style toobars – …

My week in pictures 17 Feb 2013 #weekinpix

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Bookmarks for February 20th through February 22nd

These are my links for February 20th through February 22nd: Every Last Drop – An Interactive Website about Water Saving – Meaningful Transitions – Motion …

Bookmarks for February 19th

Collection of links for February 19th: Mr. Data Converter – Data Wrangler – OpenRefine/OpenRefine · GitHub – color.hailpixel.com · Swatch you doing? – …

Nice evening for a walk after work

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Another Kickstarter product I kinda lost interest in

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How to Run a Workshop Workshop

(http://www.flickr.com/photos/halans/8482452821/ “Workshop by Halans, on Flickr”) ‘ Saturday was a free, 3-hour “How to Run a Workshop Workshop” run …

Bookmarks for February 16th

These are my links for February 16th from 21:24 to 22:13: Why I loved building Basecamp for iPhone in RubyMotion by Nick of 37signals Reflector.app – AirPlay …

My week in pictures 10 Feb 2013 #weekinpix

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First Google+ photowalk of 2013 at Sydney Opera House

A moody set for a moody day. Google+ Sydney Photowalk 2013 at the Sydney Opera House, using the 7D with the Lensbaby Spark, and the Sony RX100 (with a couple …

My week in pictures 03 Feb 2013 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 27 Jan 2013 #weekinpix

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Rainy Saturday

Showing a friend from Belgium around, on a rainy weekend. He felt right at home.

My week in pictures 20 Jan 2013 #weekinpix

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Australia Day CARnivale

Every year on Australia Day, Sydney hosts a car festival, with mostly oldtimers, and some newer super cars. This used to be organised by NRMA as MotorFest, but …

My week in pictures 06 Jan 2013 #weekinpix

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Tomorrow's forecast, pfew

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My week in pictures 30 Dec 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 23 Dec 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 16 Dec 2012 #weekinpix

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Tomorrow's forecast

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My week in pictures 30 Dec 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 23 Dec 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 16 Dec 2012 #weekinpix

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2012 favorite tracks

That time of the year… My favorite tracks of 2012, based on playcount and my rating in iTunes: and “Between My Thighs” by NvS, which isn’t available on …

My week in pictures 09 Dec 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 02 Dec 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 25 Nov 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 18 Nov 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 11 Nov 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 04 Nov 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 14 Oct 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 21 Oct 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 07 Oct 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 30 Sep 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 23 Sep 2012 #weekinpix

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Spit to Manly walk

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Spit to Manly walk

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My week in pictures 16 Sep 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 09 Sep 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 02 Sep 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 26 Aug 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 19 Aug 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 05 Aug 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 29 Jul 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 22 Jul 2012 #weekinpix

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Upgrade Cockup

When Apple introduced their new retina Macbook Pro and new Macbook Airs, they also told buyers they would get a free upgrade to the new version of OSX, Mountain …

My week in pictures 15 Jul 2012 #weekinpix

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Ooh, got my new Blurb book, a photo book on the village of Doel. Get yours here...

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Winter in Sydney, or summer in Antwerp?

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Mirvac doing a great job with their mobile site for Greenwood

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My week in pictures 01 Jul 2012 #weekinpix

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iiNet not moving forward either

iiNet’s Naked ADSL2+ didn’t improve either. Evening speeds have dropped considerably lately (or is that just Apple’s iTunes badwidth?). And …

Telstra going backwards

Telstra always used to be more expensive than the other telcos, but a better network. Then their prices became reasonable, and I switched to Telstra prepaid. …

My week in pictures 24 Jun 2012 #weekinpix

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Happy Carbon Tax day!

The “dreaded” Carbon Tax comes into effect today. And look, the sun is still shining, the world did not end. I’m not going to go into the politics of …

My week in pictures 17 Jun 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 27 May 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 20 May 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 13 May 2012 #weekinpix

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Mt Wilson Autumn colours

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My week in pictures 22 Apr 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 15 Apr 2012 #weekinpix

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Double rainbow

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My week in pictures 08 Apr 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 01 Apr 2012 #weekinpix

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"It seems you have the technical know how that the Air Force is looking for"

The Aussie Air Force setting the bar pretty low for “technical know how”. Desperate much? (not an April Fools Day thing, a real advert on Gizmodo.com.au) …

My week in pictures 25 Mar 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 04 Mar 2012 #weekinpix (delayed)

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Pistolets and charcuterie

Belgian pistolets, or kadetjes, are unrivaled anywhere in the world. They come in different sizes and origins: white, brown, light, crusty,… They are always …

Paprika potato chips

Paprika potato chips are by far my favorite chips variety, yet they don’t seem to be available anywhere else but a few European countries? But roast …

Belgian fries from the Frituur/friterie/fritery

The only true way to enjoy Belgian fries, is from the frituur (fritery) on the street. Some even still serve them in a puntzak. My favourite combo is with …

The Design Studio Method

The Design Studio Method The Design Studio method has become one of the most success methods in Agile and Lean UX. This rapid, iterative approach blends concept …

Oufti - frozen chocolate covered banana slices

This is just a brilliant concept: frozen banana slices covered in chocolate. A delicious little snack. I’ve only found these at Belgian cinemas, …

Vol-au-vent - Koninginnehapje

I love a vol-au-vent any day of the week. Although its name comes from the puff pastry it’s served in, a vol-au-vent in Belgium usually means the creamy …

Beuling - Bloed worst - Black pudding

I’m a fan of what we call beuling, with apple compote (sauce). Similar to the Scottish black pudding, the Flemish version is the size of a banana, and is …

My week in pictures 26 Feb 2012 #weekinpix

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2012/03/Image1.jpg)Antwerp, Brugge, Maastricht, Doel…

Black Salsify - Schorseneren

A typical belgian wintery dish is the black salsify (or schorseneren in Flemish from its Latin name), served with a white sauce. Here it is served with a blinde …

Belgian Waffles 101

This is a Brussels waffle. It’s light and crunchy, served on a plate and comes covered in powdered (icing) sugar. Optionally with fresh cream on the side, …

My week in pictures 20 Feb 2012 #weekinpix

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Berlin

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My week in pictures 12 Feb 2012 #weekinpix

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Food choices

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Behavioral Heuristics

Design with Intent blog – As Jon Froehlich, Leah Findlater and James Landay note, “even if it is not explicitly recognised, designers [necessarily] approach a …

My week in pictures 05 Feb 2012 #weekinpix

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Streetview little planets

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Desktop wallpapers: Birds of Kosciuszko

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My week in pictures 29 Jan 2012 #weekinpix

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Francis Ford Coppola: On Risk, Money, Craft & Collaboration - The 99 Percent

– There are three rules: 1) Write and direct original screenplays, 2) make them with the most modern technology available, and 3) self-finance them. – You must …

Awesome shots of Rooftopping/Skyscraping : Photographs taken by daredevils from the top of skyscrapers | Mail Online

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2093801/Rooftopping-Photographs-taken…

My week in pictures 15 Jan 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 08 Jan 2012 #weekinpix

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My week in pictures 25 Dec 2011 #weekinpix

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Uses for cocktail glasses: aperitif, starters, dessert

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Morning glory. Last day of 2011

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My week in pictures 18 Dec 2011 #weekinpix

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Chrissy barbie

The traditional vodka watermelon. Must be a tradition somewhere right?

My week in pictures 11 Dec 2011 #weekinpix

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Nexus S official Ice Cream Sandwich update available

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My week in pictures 04 Dec 2011 #weekinpix

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Tough Smurf

Luna

Am liking my #Instagram RedBubbly T-shirt

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My week in pictures 27 Nov 2011 #weekinpix

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Window dressing

My week in pictures 20 Nov 2011 #weekinpix

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Today's instagramming

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My week in pictures 13 Nov 2011 #weekinpix

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Reporting on the Social Reporting track in D2 #govcampnsw (and I'm up next)

Conversations over lunch #govcampnsw

Lunch is on! #govcampnsw

Social evidence chat #govcampnsw

Building capability in gov #govcampnsw

Talking APIs, my kind of discussion #govcampnsw

"APIGOV" upstairs room C #govcampnsw

Discussing public-citizen collaboration #govcampnsw

Pia talking public engagement #govcampnsw

Notes cloud #govcampnsw

Conversation Cafe session on now #govcampnsw

#govcampnsw is go!

At NICTA for #govcampnsw

My week in pictures 06 Nov 2011 #weekinpix

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Shirt heaven #outpost

Model

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Talking Sydney at #sibsyd at Barangaroo Dev Auth

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Filmset at Pitt Street/Martin Place: hotdog stand, USA Today, van

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Michael Jones, Chief Technology Advocate, Google on #aisa (original Google Earth developer)

My week in pictures 30 Oct 2011 #weekinpix

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John Stewart talking Lemming Theory in security practices #aisa

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#aisa dodgy crowd pano

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Michael Harte talking about "information about money" and personal data #aisa

Bruce Schneier didn't want to sit next to me... #aisa

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Beach chairs in Darling Quarter

Packed room at #gdd11 Sydney

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Nice spot to cool your feet

Bondi Zebra

Sunrise

Sculptures by the Sea at sunrise

Jamie's Italian opened up in Sydney. Trying out deserts...

My week in pictures 23 Oct 2011 #weekinpix

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Zombie gathering in Hyde Park - 360 video

Using a GoPano Micro – 360° video with iPhone4S Probably did this at the wrong time, as too many people (non-zombies) were around by then, should have taken it …

Massive Zombie Lurch today!

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Sunday

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Bark

Wood

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Google+ Sydney Photo Walk - 360 video

— — Using GoPano Micro – 360° video with iPhone4S. Uses Flash player.

Drinks

Booth

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99% Ron Paul

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B&W

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Wind

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99% rolled

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Rose is but a rose

Rose garden

Fountain77

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GoPano Micro - 360 video with iPhone4S

Using GoPano Micro – 360° video with iPhone4S. Drag left/right to look around! Uses a Flash player.

Siri, you're fired!

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My week in pictures 02 Oct 2011 #weekinpix

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Free air show above neutral bay, loops, upside down, the lot. Above populous area

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Eek, swollen ear

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@ozdj cheaper accessories: the KiwiFotos adaptor ring + UV filter for $30 and a Fujica lenscap $5 (if you can find one)

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Liquid breakfast, discovering the joys of a blender. Yummy!

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BBQ Madness at Pyrmont Growers Market

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Bridge

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Opera

(http://instagr.am/p/Om48s/)

Nice day to be on the water

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1kg rack of ribs #sydrib

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Tsunami 1.26 at Town Hall

(http://instagr.am/p/N6CIB/)

Full house at #sydjs

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Sinon.js demo by @chrisdarroch at #sydjs

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Additions to the displays #jurassiclounge

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Burly at the museum#jurassiclounge

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And anarchist scrapbooking #jurassiclounge #soemthingforeveryone

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Games, old skool #jurassiclounge

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People at the museum #jurassiclounge

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Betty doing her thing #jurassiclounge

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Groovy #jurassiclounge

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Dunnies

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Received my Artflakes Instagram stickers. Not too impressed though. Maybe I expected them to be glossy

(http://instagr.am/p/NLhcc/)

A tagger on ADHD

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Another Instagram based print, a Blurb 7x7 booklet. At $33 a bit on the expensive side

(http://instagr.am/p/M7v1L/)

O2bar, tingles your nose (but that's about it)

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Rod Whitby talking Homebrew #webos

HP Connect is go #webos

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Pretty impressed with these #StickyGram magnets! Will get me some more

(http://instagr.am/p/MYW7_/)

Jive Poetics at #jurassiclounge

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Little creatures at #jurassiclounge

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Winter People upstairs at #jurassiclounge

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Excellent Robot is excellent! #jurassiclounge

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Great projections at #jurassiclounge

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Crowded House

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Woohoo, night at the museum. But when do the animals come alive? #jurassiclounge

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People love the interactive marble table at #jurassiclounge

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Got me an old Fujica lens cap for the x100, for that authentic look

(http://instagr.am/p/MS5UK/)

Roamz preso at #momosyd

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Received my Printstagram Minibooks today

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/09/media_httpimagesinsta_bbFwl.jpg.scaled1000.jpg)I ordered a bunch of Instagram prints through different services …

My Sunday in pictures 04 Sep 2011 (using #weekinpix)

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Nice BBQ spot in the city

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Spicy chicken salad at Sea Bay

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Leather office chair in dark alley #wtf

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. @sebchan talking at the Sydney Apple Store

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Wonder if there's an ebook version of this one...

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Stuffed/coulored cane toads #wtf

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1/10 Bridge #sydneymorningphoto

(http://instagr.am/p/LVIE4/)

Fisheye trees #sydneymorningphoto #olloclip

(http://instagr.am/p/LVFbL/)

Foggy outside #sydneymorningphoto

(http://instagr.am/p/LVCnp/)

I need to get of my ass too... http://thenextweb.com...

Jean-Jacques Halans shared a post with you on Google+. The Google+ project makes sharing on the web more like sharing in real-life. [Learn …

#SiBsYd letterpress

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Lightning Talks (2) at #sibsyd

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Lightning Talks at #sibsyd

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Anthony talking Google Crisis Response at #sibsyd

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/08/photo.jpg.scaled.1000.jpg) Sent from my iPad

At Ampersand for breakie before #sibsyd

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Olloclip fish-eye, wide angle and standard iPhone

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/08/photo_1.jpg.scaled.1000.jpg) (https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/08/photo_21.jpg.scaled.10001.jpg) …

Olloclip for iPhone arrived today

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/08/Photo1.jpg.scaled.1000.jpg) Sent from my iPhone

Testing Week in Pix!

(http://getfile7.posterous.com/getfile/files.posterous.com/halans/IAawEgiupbcBHaubBGoiggEzruopmJwFhzgyiFexFnlnkJIIcpHwfrhupfax/media_httpimagesinsta_gBecG.jpg.s …

iCloud 404, enable cookies, and unsupported browser (FF4) pages

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/08/photo_11.jpg.scaled.10001.jpg) (https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/08/photo_22.jpg.scaled.10002.jpg) …

Explaining role/state/props for ARIA #rwa

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Derek Featherstone talking Real World Accessibility #rwa

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Tamzin Taylor talking commercializing apps #momosyd

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Surprised to find the X100 at Georges, not surprised I snapped it up...

(http://getfile4.posterous.com/getfile/files.posterous.com/halans/CBldeBEdrjhduDwrimBrqugatjhhixFICjIsfttvtjjIfubHAtEldupHiICr/media_httpimagesinsta_mAGxd.jpg.s …

No Gucci bikes at Tweed Ride this morning, but it would have fitted in

Bang goes the sodium... Brian Cox Experiments...

(https://plus.google.com/_/notifications/ngemlink?&emid=CMCzmvb-nqoCFUV03Aod6EvCJQ&path=%2F102084005490627600774) Bang goes the sodium… Brian Cox …

There's a winner

(http://getfile1.posterous.com/getfile/files.posterous.com/halans/HzattJouxnuczDbbFdgthkidAaeveForiGnxIgqdGJjGHswhFvcbkyxFtpgk/media_httpimagesinsta_BetEr.jpg.s …

And loser...

(http://getfile6.posterous.com/getfile/files.posterous.com/halans/cAGJuuualEmtjAejzhzubeqdoEchzaFivzzoJFGyjeGmyJsuubmanzrCahzv/media_httpimagesinsta_lCCEH.jpg.s …

Craig Sharkie talking HTML5 forms at #wsg

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William Parry talking Chrome Extensions at #sydjs

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Panel discussion: what will be different for infosec in 2016 #securesydney2011

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Diana-Lynn Contesti talking about SCADA post Stuxnet #securesydney2011

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Mark Wellins taming a wild firewall (though unable to tame Prezi). Bit too much of a vendor preso... #securesydney2011

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Mark Vincent talking Cloud Computing and the Privacy Act 1988 #securesydney2011

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Dan Boucaut talking adopting the cloud securely #securesydney2011

Neil Readshaw IBM's Cloud Security Lead Architect talking security in the cloud

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Attorney General Robert McClelland, online identity theft hitting close to home, as wife's CC got abused while overseas

Prof Jill Slay getting recognized for her work in security #securesydney

#SecureSydney is a go

Dr Vogels at #awstour

It's a 404 page, like, whatever, totally,...

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All CAPTCHAs should be kittens. Well played...

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For photo geeks...

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Moving pictures: Cinemagraphs - fancy animated gifs

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Simply brilliant

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Paypal using NFC

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Creating a Google+ Menubar Application on...

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Driven off the road by MBAs

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Heh, replay of the Wimbledon finale, as an...

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Lengthy article, but worth the read

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Some pretty sweet horizontal ruler CSS3 techniques...

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Banks sitting on their customers' shopping data

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Charles Laforest Goslin: The Man, the Myth, the Legend (of the Negative)

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Photo fun with gadgets

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Frank Gehry's NY skyscraper

Image gallery, including floor plans if your interested in a unit… http://www.smh.com.au/photogallery/-1h3xh.html

"Fish out of global waters"

CHARLES WATERSTREET on his #qanda presence last week http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/-1h7nt.html

Chicken wonton noodle soup kind of day today

Statigram, some pretty nice Instagram analytics

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Good and Bad of G+

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Tomorrow, Battle of the Golden Spurs remembrance

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Not really subtle street photography, though...

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"Behind the scenes at the White House" - ...

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Sydney's Megatronics Guy and his light scythe...

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Crossposting Google+ posts to Twitter and Facebook using Posterous

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Brilliant idea! Well, if it would work as advertised

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Plenty of room on your iPad: free social innovation eBook

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Art at the travelator

Windy here today

Love locks

Nice pink sky (not that you can tell here) #sydneyeveningphoto

Forgot the pic of course... #moreirony https://twitter.com/halans/status/89113898791354368

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Light at the end...

GoCatch, nice, useful taxi app (may need some more taxis) #momosyd

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/07/image1.jpg.scaled10001.jpg)

A 'Belgian pistolet' at Guylian. Nothing really Belgian about it, if you'd ask me

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Blast from the past, a Bigtrack, reissued in 2010?! #dddsydney

Office bday cake time

Like how Google mobile app hides the bigger icons at the top and only shows text labels, saving screen real estate #g+

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/06/image.jpg.scaled1000.jpg)

Bring your umbrella #SydneyMorningPhoto

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Screw 4sq badges, #TestFlight sends out real badges!

Flashing Responsive Design

(No, not that Flash) Finished reading Ethan Marcotte’s Responsive Web Design (on A Book Apart). And thought I’d give Evernote Peek a try too. Hence …

Aussie Fries!

Jamie's Italian

Great crowd at #ardevcampsyd

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It's a wonton noodle soup kinda day

North shore on a winter's afternoon

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/06/photo1.jpg.scaled.10001.jpg) Sent from my iPhone

Sydney Ice Bear melting

Did Matt get his socks of of Etsy? #vcs

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Matt Stinchcomb talking at #vcs

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Brian Fravel from Intel at #vcs "performance is not about Ghz, but about being in the zone"

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/06/photo4.jpg.scaled.10004.jpg) Sent from my iPhone

Jesse doing a great job moderating the Q&As, funny! (get the girl a date!) #vcs

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Group Think Q&A #vcs

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Matt Kuperholz talking statistics, gamification & social capital #vcs

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Amy Broadfoot talking about the Future Shorts community of passionate people everywhere #vcs

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Simon Moss talking crowdsourcing in the #vcs Group Think session

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#vcs iCan Q&A

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#vcs iCan Q&A

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#vcs David Harrison talking about the Next Big Thing, and outsourcing (amongst my job) to cheap labour

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/06/photo11.jpg.scaled.100011.jpg) Sent from my iPhone

#vcs Shakthi Sivanathan talking about CuriousWorks, and working towards redundancy

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#vcs Barry Vercoe, MIT Media Lab, talking OLPC

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#vcs second session of the day iCan

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#vcs Q&A for first session

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#vcs Q&A for first session

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#vcs Q&A for first session

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#vcs Q&A for first session

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#vcs Graham Henstock looking beyond the greenwash

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70% of @SydneyTheatreCo power from solar #vcs

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#vcs lots of solar panels on the wharf's roof

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#vcs Polly Rowe on Greening the Wharf

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#vcs Rob Coombs' InterfaceFlor Mission Zero

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#vcs waste = opportunity (same remark as at TEDx Sydney last weekend)

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#vcs waves of innovation

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#vcs James Bradfield Moody on 6th wave of innovation

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4sq something something equals beer

ThreadTech at #vcs

3D printer printing. Hope it's food, am hungry #vcs

Rare Beasts - Vivid Sydney #vcs

Check out this video on YouTube: For sale on Etsy!

#vcs The Money Shot panel discussion

On your ferry using your 30MB of free wifi

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Olga talking Startup Weekend

Fishburners talking at #vcs

Disco at the Opera #vcs

TEDxSydney You, The People

TEDxSydney Speakers

TEDxSydney Performances

Beanbags at #TedXSydney foyer

The smell of #TedXSydney

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#TEDxSydney foyer

Twittering away at TedXSydney

Sitting right next to the engine, feel/hear the power

(http://instagr.am/p/EwNSD/)

Airport

(http://instagr.am/p/EwNOS/)

Checking in at 10k feet...

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Rocking chairs and trees at CLT airport

I thought I'd seen pickles with everything here, but there's a deep-fried one right there

Missing my own Mini

NASCAR's in town (Charlotte), and Mini's set up some cars

Fall of the bone pork ribs

Party next to the office

At Vida, mexican food

(http://instagr.am/p/Easqd/)

Firealarm! Sleepy people (incl me) mixin' it with the party people. Saturday night shenanigans

(http://instagr.am/p/EQ_5L/)

Australian wine, with cork, cheaper than in Australia, and double sized bottles...

(http://instagr.am/p/EQb4q/)

Sampling the local "delicacies". Should last me two weeks. Got these from the pharmacy...

(http://instagr.am/p/EQaPm/)

It looks kinda creepy outside.

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At Five Guys, best burger I had in a while

(http://instagr.am/p/EQYKI/)

Cajun buffalo shrimps

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Sky Mall, it's like a mall, but in the sky. You can get anything...

But a comfy economy class. Can't remember having that much legroom.

Travelling! Exciting!

Oh goodie, #eye-fi arrived

Postagram card arrived. Pretty cool

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/05/photo.jpg.scaled.1000.jpg) Sent from my iPhone

Autumn Walk In The Park

Autumn

Like cattle to slaughter

Twitter seems to be #DEBUGGING , on their live site

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S Y D J S #sydjs

Beer and cupcakes. Happy b-day #sydjs !

#sydjs

At your genius bar replacing my iPad 2

Salmon wrapped in pancetta and green asparagus

Fluffy clouds

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/04/photo.jpg) Sent from my iPhone

Small keys are freakin' small #pre2 #webOS

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Shweet!

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Stencil

Nice, BSOD on a giftcard terminal

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@rioter yes, some pretty bad bleeding too, around the home button

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Friends don't sell their friend's iPad 2 on eBay for a quick buck...

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Best pasta I ever made, really!

. @AdamHillsIGST Captain Sensible?

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Powerhouse hot dog, managed to finish it without spilling!

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Fred Rodrigues showing off a light and music installation, over Skype #genart_sys

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At the Art of Prototyping at the Powerhouse museum

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500ml carbon neutral water. Bit expensive at $3.70 #carbonprice

@broccolini @bouncr I'm getting this one on one gmail account, but on another gmail account it doesn't go to spam. go figure...

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I love these post-it notes

Sofa in the bush

Prepping for Mardi Gras

Swedish meatballs breakfast #ikea

Taken at IKEA

Sarah talking epic failure #sibsyd

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/02/photo.jpg.scaled.1000.jpg) Sent from my iPhone

Jo talking city switching #sibsyd

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/02/photo1.jpg.scaled.10001.jpg) Sent from my iPhone

Crowdsourcing at #sibsyd

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/02/photo2.jpg.scaled.10002.jpg) Sent from my iPhone

Testing the FlavourCrusader app #sibsyd

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Alex and "Charities suck, and what to do about it" #sibsyd

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/02/photo3.jpg.scaled.10003.jpg) Sent from my iPhone

Leverage points of change, Soren at #sibsyd

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/02/photo4.jpg.scaled.10004.jpg) Sent from my iPhone

#sibsyd is a go!

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/02/photo5.jpg.scaled.10005.jpg) Sent from my iPhone

#sibsyd in case your looking for people, we're all at the lecture theatre

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Munching on an Ampersand breakie role and sipping a cap, at Ampersand #raybanrare

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Munching on an Ampersand breakie role and sipping a cap, at Ampersand #raybanrare

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True, it did waist a lot of space

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Queen Mary 2 entering the harbour #sydneymorningphoto

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Sunday morning #sydneymorningphoto

And got me a robot too! Thanks #apps4nsw !

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West Head Panorama

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And a $1 hotdog #ikea

Half price Swedish meatballs #ikea

Anyone know what this colorful little critter is?

[![Img_1621](https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/02/IMG_1621.jpg.scaled1000-225x300.jpg) …

Blue Mountains Panorama

[![Panorama](https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/02/panorama.jpg.scaled.1000-300x130.jpg) …

Jenolan Caves

[![Photo](https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/02/photo6.jpg.scaled.10006-224x300.jpg) …

Jenolan Caves

[![Photo](https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/02/photo7.jpg.scaled.10007-224x300.jpg) …

Mini on the Mini Mini Road...

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Been a while I did a #sydneymorningphoto

[![Image](https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/02/image8.jpg.scaled10008-300x224.jpg) …

Centerpoint tower

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Coming out of mall parking...

Untitled

(http://halans.posterous.com/41938346) IMG_0651.MOV Watch on Posterous Sent from my iPhone

Royal NP - Marley Beach

[![Panorama](https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/01/panorama.jpg.scaled.1000-300x103.jpg) …

Booka Shade - The Forum - Sydney

http://getfile8.posterous.com/getfile/video.posterous.com/halans/hm0O0UNSEGDhxLMLYgIbYrSDd19zeybxmKBWG2atSwDyzFDbHbkkFt12Vq81/frame_0000.png …

Palm Beach Panorama

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2011/01/panorama1.jpg.scaled.10001.jpg) Sent from my iPhone

Misty Australia Day morning

8mm on iPhone

(http://halans.posterous.com/8mm-on-iphone) IMG_0522.MOV Watch on Posterous After the Instagram/Hipstamatic craze, of course there is an old-style 8mm app too…

Flooded road (NSW Northern Rivers region)

(http://halans.posterous.com/flooded-road-nsw-northern-rivers-region) wateroverroad.mp4 Watch on Posterous From when we were in the NSW Northern Rivers region, …

Surrounded by little frogs

Taken at Ralph’s B&B

Sunset

Taken at Ralph’s B&B

Fake champagne is fake, leftover from NYE (when we did drink the real thing)

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Brought to you from 7am Queensland #surfersparadisemorningphoto

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And Tweed Heads #tweedheadsmorningphoto

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Sunrise over Byron Bay #byronbaymorningphoto

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Towtrucker taking the backroads, thinks he's driving a Mini

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Rainy Lennox Head

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Djee, 22C already #woolgoolgamorningphoto

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2010/12/photo.jpg.scaled.1000.jpg) Sent from my iPhone

Totally orphaned on Christmas. Didn't foresee food. Motel owners bailed us out with ham/cheese/wine #xmasspirit

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Bicyclists - footpath, p56 Road User's Handbook #reference #RTA

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Lab for iPhone, haven't seen any other app scroll past black translucent status bar, nice #ux

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Pretty impressive sky out there

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"H*rdcore P*netrations" Really? Must have been funny first time, but...

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Huh? "Marry Me Microsoft"

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The power loss this morning got serious, still off the grid for now

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Can't help but repost this NAB postcard from last year. Draw your own conclusions...

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Creepy Conroy in Financial Review Mag

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Mo-day 11 http://bit.ly/JJHMo10

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2010/11/photo.jpg) Sent from my iPhone

Google Instant Preview is pretty sweet, previewing where query string can be found on the page (not just a simple screenshot of page)

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2010/11/googimgpreview.jpg)

New Jira is low contrast

So we got to use the shiny new Jira 4 at work last week. It’s all a bit more polished, more ajaxy. That doesn’t necessarily mean it’s more …

. @zbender Apple -10% is probably not at all JBHifis (I asked)

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That time of the month, bday cake time (and it was my bday this month too!)

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Night at the Museum, awesome #ampedweb

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Desert Tiger wins! #ampedweb

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Optus injecting JavaScript into every page requested #wdx

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W3... #wdx #dev

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Craig presenting @hitotoki at #wdx

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RT @sydjs: Beers are on ice and we are ready for our biggest #sydjs yet!

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And f*cking again! No tethering for me

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The #80sux crowd

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#80sux panel

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#80sux is a go!

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Nerds!

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Blueberry pancakes #pancakepron

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Chocolate sprinkle pancakes #pancakepron

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Apple pancakes #pancakepron

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That's one way to secure your scooter #sydneymorningphoto #weekendedition

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Nothing like the sweet smell of manure in the morning #sydneymorningphoto

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Nice one, @Deskimo is Studio of the Month in October issue of Computer Arts magazine, incl out-of-focus @misswired

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Playing with AR drone #arsyd

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Specific marked AR pages, but no real, ghastly markers #arsyd

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The cake... “@halans: + Opera on a cake! #arsyd”

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Augmented Sydney Opera magazine #ARSyd

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Different AR UX modes #ARSyd

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Finally got my free Apple bumper. It's not too bad actually

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Quick service by LastExitToNowhere, got my Nexus-6 Bladerunner tshirt. Their XL is pretty big though

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Aww, how cute

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Foggy morning this morning #sydneymorningphoto

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Rainbow over Neutral Bay #sydneyeveningphoto

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Zeldman guest edited .Net/Practical Web Design available now

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"Get Hooked" poem in hashtags #GetReading #PostcardPoetry http://getreading.com.au

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Nice glow this morning to wake up to #sydneymorningphoto

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It's International Lighthouse Day today

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Article: The Web Credibility Project: Guidelines - Stanford University

The Web Credibility Project: Guidelines – Stanford University http://credibility.stanford.edu/guidelines/index.html (Sent from Flipboard) Sent from my iPad

Prepared to watch some more Deadwood tonight...

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Swedish meatballs FTW #Ikea

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Eight principles of Information Architecture by Dan Brown

http://asis.org/Bulletin/Aug-10/AugSep10_Brown.pdf

#sibsyd get some more rolls, don't let them go to waste!

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#sibsyd "Social innovation & new growth models" room A

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#sibsyd "Using your voice to increase engagement" @TimNoonan room B

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Lunch at #sibsyd

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Running a bit late... #sibsyd

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Bob Carr opening #sibsyd

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ABC24 live streaming on iPad

[![Abc](https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2010/08/abc.png.scaled.1000-225x300.jpg) …

Next model and dress #syddes #framed

Finally, actual shooting is underway #syddes #framed

Still testing the setup, 10% desaturated, lowered the contrast a bit #syddes #framed

Model almost ready... #syddes #framed

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Set designed by Megan Morton #syddes #framed

The photographer Hamish standing in #syddes #framed

Lots of assistants, testing lighting #syddes

Here's the front and back of the Greens postcard #openinternet

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Here's the front and back of the Greens postcard #openinternet

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Pink clouds #Sydneymorningphoto

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Cambewarra lookout

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Jamberoo lookout

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Loved the way they presented my new car yesterday...

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Jason is on a roll #ignitesydney

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Swedish meatballs FTW! #Ikea

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Pretty cold inland #orangemorningphoto

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And my Google goodies for my weeklong presence

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2010/07/image9.jpg.scaled10009.jpg)

New sign at our wharf

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Finished product

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Good morning Port Stephens

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2010/06/image2.jpg.scaled10002.jpg) via tweetie

Apple store selling NetComm MyZone mobile 3G wifi router, as alt to 3G ipad, $300.

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2010/06/image3.jpg.scaled10003.jpg) via tweetie

A bit depressing out there... (before/after, summer/winter)

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2010/06/image4.jpg.scaled10004.jpg) via tweetie

A bit depressing out there... (before/after, summer/winter)

(https://halans.com/orig-content/uploads/2010/06/image5.jpg.scaled10005.jpg) via tweetie

@mpesce looks like they didn't have much to write about (pic/text ratio)

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Old media on the iPad

With Wired finally arriving on the iPad this week, and the first Australian newspaper app (The Australian) published right on time for the iPad release down …

Wins! #sydjs

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Putting #webdu towel to good use...

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French, Tiger and Kaiser rolls. The Kaiser rolls remind me of ski holidays in Austria, many moons ago

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Anyone interested in these, what looks like, oversized Kwak glasses? $8 for two. Garage sale around the corner.

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@mdowney he's kinda busy right now :) /cc @pburnett

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Hidden game and advert in Tweetie 2

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Hidden game and advert in Tweetie 2

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My Zombiemarch march pictures in the new Hyper games mag [not the ones I would have picked]

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Having added 700g (=ipad) to it this week seems to have killed my manbag/murse...

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Opera Mini on top

Apple vs Adobe

When you read the blogosphere, with the introduction of iPhone OS 4 and it’s new T&C (which blocks cross compiled iPhone apps), it looks like …

Townhall: in case of emergency, do not use stairs

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What happened to the design? CSS Naked Day April 9

Yes, it's international [CSS Naked Day](http://naked.dustindiaz.com/) 2010 today! That's why everything looks a bit black and white (and blue). You wonder why? …

No iTunes LP/Extra on the iPad

How wrong was I. In The Rebirth of the LP I wrote that I was expecting great things for the iTunes LP on the iPad. Well, I’ve got my iPad, and it …

Late Easter Bunny delivery...

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Crocodile Karaage at Mizuya

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Event Cinema #fail OSX screens up on George Street, and someone trying to pair up with Bluetooth

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Getting “Londoned” – losing your email account

This is the collation of last week’s interesting APWG mailthread on getting “Londoned”, when your GMail/Facebook/… account is compromised and all your …

"Internet block questioned by US"

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Nice turnout of zombies in Hyde park

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BNR! cc/ @boysnoize

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@housi3000 Berlin is in da house! cc/ @boysnoize

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Where's my hot, freshly baked live cd? #thepixies

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Gigantic... Thank you! #thepixies

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Where is my mind #thepixies

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Gigantic, where is my mind, ... More! #thepixies

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I guess what the Rolling Stones were to my parents, #ThePixies are to me...

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La la love you...

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Monkey's gone to heaven...

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Here comes your man... #thepixies

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And we're off #thepixies

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Make sure you grab Symbian's Hitchhiker's Guide to the Runtime Space at reg desk #fndc10

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Try that again. Get an Acceleration Package for Qt or WRT dev for free (worth $300), see slide #fndc10

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Get an Acceleration Package for Qt or WRT dev for free (worth $300), see slide #fndc10

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My @notepods iPad Notepod+ notepad arrived today, sweet!

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Google Maps Marker ad in QVG

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@jeresig and @lindsayevans at Sweeney rooftop bar. Bring on the bacon!

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New Year's Resolution: Losing weight

As tweeted earlier, I’ve managed to loose 5kg in 6 weeks. That last kilo was a bit harder, taking me two weeks, but I managed to get my first target of …

Tonight's salad: iceberg, tomato, cucumber, carrots, cheese, pepitas, sunflower seeds

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Great sunrise #sydneymorningphoto

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Chocolate iPhone case, noms

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Behold!

The rebirth of the Long Play (LP) record

Remember the LP? I’m not really talking about the actual vinyl, but the cardboard cover it was encased by. Some artist aspired it to be a work of art, …

A case for the iPad

I love gadgets! I’m a techno consumerist, and maybe even a little bit of an Apple whore (although I don’t unconditionally bend over for Steve!). …

MBP videocard shenanigans after a reboot. Reboot again, fixed. Still WTF.

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Bit disappointing result for Stephen Conroy (though 230k for the one result isn't too bad)

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Kira Carden does amazing things with hoola hoops #fieldday #burlesque

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Proxy busting dirty breaks #fieldday

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Bob Log III, a weird, groovy bluesy act http://www.boblog111.com/ #fieldday

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"Pump up the jam"... #fieldday

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Great water exhibit at the National Museum

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Great water exhibit at the National Museum

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Yea-ha, boxing day rodeo

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What's Xmas like without some drama, right? Cut a chunk of my thumb...

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And the Walk is on it's way #waw09

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Martin Place pano #waw09

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Martin Place crowd

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New? Gmaps on iPhone showing (only) NAB ATM?

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If there's a hair in your burger - #movember

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Compromise detection stats #securesydney

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Lunapark has a mo #movember

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Google's Testing on the Toilet: 'Memory retention in Java' #oahack

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Glorious day outside. Love the purple Jacaranda trees popping up everwhere

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iPhone holds 21% of smartphone market in Australia

iPhone holds 21% of smartphone market in Australia http://www.computerworld.com.au/article/321892/iphone_sends_aussie_smartphone… viagoogle-wave-robot

Lululemon's OctoberBreast, save the boobies...

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Blog Action Day

It’s Blog Action Day today. That means bloggers around the world blog about the same topic. This year it’s climate change. Climate change affects …

A Webdeveloper and iPhone app development

So finally, after almost a year since I registered as an iPhone developer over at Apple, I build myself a couple of iPhone apps. Here’s how. I have a …

Another blogging platform

Testing out a blogpost on Posterous…

Winter in Tasmania: back home (day 5)

-day 5 of our 5 day trip to Tasmania- [ (http://www.flickr.com/photos/halans/3621052953/in/set-72157619587780690/)And indeed, we woke up to a white blanket of …

Winter in Tasmania: Cradle Mountain (day 4)

-day 4 of our 5 day trip to Tasmania- Big breakfast at the Lodge, like really big: bacon, beans and eggs, pancakes with fruit, and a croissant with smoked …

Winter in Tasmania: Cradle Mountain (day 3)

-day 3 of our 5 day trip to Tasmania- We had self made breakky in our cabin (eggs + toast). In Ross I happen to get Vodafone GPRS reception, slow but at least …

Winter in Tasmania: Freycinet (day 2)

-day 2 of our 5 day trip to Tasmania- We cancelled the remainder of our stay in the hotel in Hobart. But canceling the hotel also meant we had to book two other …

Winter in Tasmania: Hobart

Last long weekend (we made it a 5 day weekend :), we went down to Tasmania, not sure what to expect exactly. We didn’t have any real plans, only thing we …

IBM WID with nVidia on 64-bit XP

This is a quick post on a problem I had at work. At work we got brand new machines with 8gigs of memory on Win XP 64-bit. They have nVidia GeForce 8400 GS …

Social paraSites

We already had online virusses and worms, now we got paraSites too. The word ‘parasite’ comes from the Greek ‘parasitos’ (but then in …

Querying the next Sydney ferry

Have been playing with Yahoo!’s YQL this weekend, querying the Sydney Ferries website. Pretty amazing what it allows you to do, though the Sydney Ferries …

A Twitter social support system

Just the other week I experienced two occurrences where Twitter was used by business for product support, which I’d like to share, for those who still …

The new browser war on a tv set near you

Just watched this cool bullet-time-like movie (you know, the Matrix) on the Philips site as a demo for their 21:9 cinemascope tv set due out this month. Great …

What happened to the design? CSS Naked Day April 9

Yes, it’s international CSS Naked Day today! That’s why everything looks a bit black and white (and blue). You wonder why? CSS Naked Day is about …

Reputation as a Service

I don’t remember who it was they were quoting yesterday morning at Sun’s Let’s Talk breakfast presentation on Cloud computing, but Facebook …

Get hacked, get charged, get offline

This is a fictitious story about a small Australian business owner, let’s say a Dentist. One day she decides to spend her marketing dollars on a website, …

Me pimpin' the fact that I'm pimpin''

Cross-post from my Mapanui blog, because I can, right? Me pimpin’ microformats and Mapanui in a published readers’ letter in the current April …

Change the Web Challenge

SocialActions.com throws a challenge at web developers: “Social Actions’ Change the Web Challenge is about building innovative tools to help people find …

D-Link DPH-C160S - iiNet VoIP

A quick tip when setting up the D-Link DPH-C160S Dect VoIP phone: Reset to factory settings! You can find it under Tools > System The D-Link DPH-C160S Dect …

Busy, busy, busy

Pfeww, did a couple of site updates this weekend. Quite happy with the progress. First up, I’ve moved RedCrates.com from Slicehost to MediaTemple, as it …

A new year, already?

It’s 2009 already? Says who? What happened to 2008? Was it a full 12 months? I must have missed it. End of February, it will be already 3 years since I …

Ignite Sydney

If you missed out on Ignite Spatial last month (and my Mapanui preso, shame on you!), the New Year, Januari 22, brings Ignite Sydney, Ignite preso’s on …

A saphe Xmas

The Xmas season is upon us, as evident by the Xmas trees appearing in shopping malls, and the Xmas promotions filling up our (e-)mailboxes. One such Xmas promo …

Mapanui at Barcamp Sydney 4

Did a repeat of my Ignite presentation from last Wednesday at Barcamp, minus the 15sec rule. Went a lot smoother, I thought. Lots of positive feedback, from …

Mapanui at Ignite Spatial

Next Wednesday I’ll be presenting Mapanui at Ignite Spatial: What if a presenter could tell you their spatial story within 5 minutes? They have 20 slides, …

Change

This week we saw Barack “Barry” Obama become the 44th American president, writing history becoming the first African-American president. And the whole world …

Australian Internet Censorship

My take on the “Clean Feed” filter, aka the “Rudd Filter”. But first this. A 2006 UQ study found that road accidents, more than 25,000 serious injury accidents …

BarCamp Sydney - November 15th, 2008

BarCamp Sydney is back! This time for one day only in the fantastic UNSW Roundhouse. Join us for interesting people talking about interesting things in …

Tackling Social Poverty - Blog Action Day

Poverty manifests itself through different guises. When we think of poverty, we’d immediately recall a homeless person or a malnourished African child, a …

It's a wrap

The madness that is Web Directions South has come and gone. Four days of social networking, workshops, presos, drinks, and after-party. On top of that, I was …

Good times are coming

Looking forward to next weekend already. In just over a week Web Directions South, the major Australian Web development conference, kicks of with 2-day …

Sydney StartupCamp

StartupCamp is on this weekend, an event that brings together 20-something multidiciplinary individuals to set up an online business over the weekend. It …

2001, a browser's Odyssey: IE6 turns seven

2001, the year of 911 – Twin Towers, and IE 6. IE 6 is seven years old today. Amazing how time flies. “2001, a browser’s Odyssey”. Where were you on …

Reality Mining

Technology Review has a special report on 10 emerging technologies for 2008. One is Offline Web Applications, which I’m not going to talk about, …

Apple iPhone 3G - Australia

Features Apple iPhone 3G – Australia 12 August 2008 You can read about the 1st gen iPhone there, which I’ve been using for 10 months now. Of course when …

WSG Sydney - "Findability: going beyond SEO"

Next Sydney WebStandardsGroup meeting: “Findability: going beyond SEO” Presenter: Radica Raeves Search engine optimisation is usually the first subject that …

Gruen Transfer airs Whopper Freakout

Missed the buzz last year, but yesterday ABC’s Gruen Transfer aired (part of) the Whopper Freakout, what happens when Burger King cancels their signature …

Adobe Rip-off

The new Adobe Lightroom 2 is out. I looked at the upgrade on the Adobe site, and on the US store it’s only a very reasonable $99 USD (or about $105 AUD), …

The web goes PushUp crazy

There’s PushUpTheWeb, encouraging non-geeks to upgrade their browsers, improving their their internet experience: Pushup is an effort to push the web …

Usability Challenge 2008

Next Friday, August 1: Usability Challenge 2008 is only 6 days away if you’re in Anchorage Alaska, and 5 days away if you’re in Wellington, New …

Vanity Validator

Wired’s Vanity Validator widget for iGoogle, found on the Julia Allison Wired article: How famous are you online? Inspired by Chris Anderson’s …

Muppets are evil: proof!

Video proof (YouTube) that muppets are pure evil!

Move to WP

Moved the halans.com address to WordPress, and over the coming days weeks I’ll be updating the content here to reflect the original content on halans.be.

iPhone 3G spoof

The iPhone 3G costs an arm and a leg…

iPhone in Belgium

The AP writes “Quirk in Belgian law drives iPhones near $1,000“. The article compares it to the AT&T locked in price of $299, which isn’t fair though. …

Red Crates

RedCrates.com blogged about on the Big Word Project blog. I bought the word “crate” ($5) a couple of weeks ago, which then gets linked to your website, in …

Firefox 3 Download Day today − no, tomorrow

Take part in the Firefox Guinness World Record! Download and install Firefox 3 on all your pc’s today. Well, actually, for Australia, download day starts …

Web Directions South 08

In little over three months the web development highlight of the year is back in town, Web Directions South 2008, the biggest web conference in the southern …

Firefox 3 RC2 Mac − scrollbars missing?

If you visit this site with Firefox 3 (a beta, or an RC), on a Mac, you might not see any scrollbars… Sorry for the inconvenience, but after a look around, it …

Winter is here

Winter has arrived in Sydney. Well, that’s all still a bit relative though. But it’s going to be an exiting month. We have an Adobe AIR camp (a day …

What happened to the design? CSS Naked Day − April 9

To know more about why styles are disabled on this website visit the Annual CSS Naked Day website for more information.

"This one time, at BarCamp..."

NO SPECTATORS, ONLY PARTICIPANTS BarCamp Sydney April 5 & 6, a whole weekend! When you come, be prepared to share with BarCampers. When you leave, be …

beyond the MashUp − WhereIs Contest

Woohoo! Mapanui was voted one of the 5 finalists of the Australia wide WhereIs/Sensis contest “beyond the MashUp”. Quite happy with that (and the Navman GPS I …

Sydney Morning Herald - Free Sydney Wireless

Managed to get my face and name in the Sydney Morning Herald, regarding Free Sydney Wireless… Lots of mail and Facebook messages. 2070+ visitors to the site …

The iPhone Webclip Icon, the new favicon

I’ve updated my iPod Touch with the latest paid upgrade, and I’ve since been busy creating my own Webclip icons for my websites. It’s actually …

Asus 701 EeePC − Australia

There’s a huge community buzz around the Asus Eeepc, and I don’t think they saw that coming. They sold 350.000 of them in the last quarter of 2007, …

Asus 701 EeePC − Australia

Features Asus 701 EeePC – Australia (2007-01-04) There’s a huge community buzz around the Asus Eeepc, and I don’t think they saw that coming. They …

Telstra Browse Plus Pack disappeared

I wanted to buy another ‘browse plus pack’ (A$10 for 20Mb), so logged into the Telstra site, and it’s no longer available for me to choose …

Sony RDR−HXD870B overview

I have been looking for a reasonably priced, but full featured harddisk recorder since we came to Australia, as a replacement to what we had in Europe (the …

Sony RDR-HXD870B - Australia

Features Sony RDR-HXD870B – Australia (2007-12-27) I have been looking for a reasonably priced, but full featured harddisk recorder since we came to Australia, …

Meraki

Got a Meraki up and running. Pretty easy to set up and manage. I’ve got the outdoors variant, placed on the balcony. So I did a quick tour around the …

Google Page Rank shake up

Things are ablaze in the SEO world. Google has changed it’s page rank algorithm it seems, dropping PR about 2 points. Mine’s still at 4 though …

The myth of progression

For movies (and movie rental) DVDs are an obvious progression on VHS tapes: instant access, no winding back/forward, great picture quality. But recordable …

Apple iPhone Down Under

I had to have one. I was just waiting for the UK introduction to see if a new model (with 3G) was being introduced. But it was the same Edge-based model. So I …

CSS eleven

Andy Clarke introduced “CSS Eleven” (a pun on Ocean’s Eleven – he’s George Clooney) at Web Directions South and WebJam, bringing …

Apple iPhone - Australia

Features Apple iPhone – Australia (2007-10-01) I had to have one. I was just waiting for the UK introduction to see if a new model (with 3G) was being …

The Social Web

Off to WDS07, four days of web overload. Tuesday a Beginning Ruby on Rails workshop, to get a kickstart into RoR. Wednesday Mobile Web design and development …

A busy month of web conferences: Oz−IA, Web Directions, Hatch day

(http://www.oz-ia.org/2007/ “Oz-IA/2007 - Sydney, September 22nd/23rd 2007”) Still recovering from BarCampSydney2 on only last weekend, an other …

BarCamp Sydney 2

Today’s BarCamp Sydney, second edition in 2007. Unfortunately the UTS open day was also on, so we didn’t get the rooms we expected. Still great turn …

Website in a day − a 24 hours web−a−thon

This weekend on in Sydney: FullCodePress. A trans-tasman grudgematch between a New Zealand and an Australian web design team, each developing a non-profit, best …

Web Development Software Engineer, job with a difference

Title: Web Developer Job Type: 6-12 month contract (could go shorter) Salary: $200K plus DOE 200K+, not bad for a web developer… “Summary:A principal Department …

Power outage − Google Analytics unavailable

A power outage in San Fran took a couple of big name sites down. Although those sites are back online, when I tried to access Google Analytics, I can login, but …

Google Developer Day 2007

10 cities, one world, one company: Google. Sydney is up first, with some exclusive announcements, hours before the rest of the world hears about them. 700 …

Dopod D810 on Three X−Series

People have been talking about mobile internet (access to the internet on the go) for a long time. Access is too slow and too expensive, devices are too slow, …

Dopod D810 - on Three X-Series

Features Dopod D810 – on Three X-Series (2007-04-02) People have been talking about mobile internet (access to the internet on the go) for a long time. Access …

Sydney, one year on

It’s a year already. I guess time flies when you’re having fun. And yes, Sydney is a fun city, with the beaches and national parks. And the web …

Ajax, 2 candles

Today we have cake, a birtday cake with two candles. Hip hip for Ajax. It’s been two years already since Jesse James Garrett posted his seminal essay, …

DOM Scripting gotchas

Features DOM scripting gotcha’s Started working on a new project with a new colleague the other day, and we decided to use JSON to handle the data …

Mint 2.0

Just updated my Mint installation to version 2.0, no troubles at all. Great job again, Shaun! If you don’t know what Mint is, check it out here: …

Google & Australia Day

“Google Australia is celebrating Australia Day 2007 by photographing Sydney Harbour from the air, and we want to make sure as many of us as possible …

iPhone

Mmmmmm, … iPhone, …. want one Nuff said… Edit: If only people could buy it immediately, if only Apple could deliver now (it’s available in June). People …

XSS/Phising with PDF

There’s currently a lot of chatter on the securityfocus mailing list about the pdf-javascript vulnerability disclosed by Stefano Di Paola and Giorgio …

Sidney, here we come

A spelling mistake takes German tourist 13,000km off-course. It could happen to you too…

Congrats CSS!

It’s 10 already! “In 2006, the World Wide Web Consortium proudly celebrates the ten years of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), the technology designers …

Work in progress

You may have noticed, it looks a bit messy currently. Not to worry, it will get better, eventually. But just don’t expect it to be today or tomorrow …

World Usability Day − Today

It’s “World Usability Day” today. Get into it! We got presentations on blind and visually impaired surfing, the Office 2007 user experience, …

Web Standards Group meeting

Went to the WSG meeting yesterday, with presentations about assistive web technologies, and the mobile web. It was interesting to see a blind person use a …

Logitech Harmony 520 Universal Remote

Features Logitech Harmony 520 Universal Remote (2006-09-08) In one word? A “programmable-universal-remote-control”. Not to control your local …

Policing the net

There is a thread running at the OpenDNS blog about handling cybersquatters, domain names which look like the real deal, typo’s by the user for example, …

OpenDNS

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Is your PC vulnerable?

Spycar is a tool to test your PC’s defences (anti-spyware apps, firewall,…) At its inception, Spycar performs 17 different tests associated with Autostart …

Cute but expensive

Cute kitten atop a MacBookPro while its owner is fooling around with FrontRow and the remote. Cute but could end up expensive if the kitten scratches the …

Philips HDRW 720 experience

Features Philips HDRW 720 experience This article describes my experiences with a Philips harddisc/dvd recorder. Read all the way through to the end and compare …

Geotagging

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Google and the online office

Google took over Writely, a very nice online document editor. And they are working on an online spreadsheets app. They also have a calendar application in the …

BBC & the winter olympics

Great winter olympics snowboarding site by the BBC with flash video tutorials.

Blink of an eye

Wow, research has shown that web users judge sites in the blink of an eye. Potential readers can make snap decisions in just 50 milliseconds. That is, users …

Chris Whitley

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Tools of the trade

Some tools KDiff3 Sepy Actionscript editor IE Drip CSSVista IE Webdeveloper toolbar Firefox webdeveloper extension FontHit Fonttools Agent Ransack dbPowerAmp …

PSP Media Manager

The PSP has an ackward video file naming system. Depending on the video format it needs to be placed in a particular directory on the PSP, and it needs a …

DOM scripting gotchas (1)

Started working on a new project with a new colleague the other day, and we decided to use JSON to handle the data client-side and standard W3C DOM scripting to …

DOM Scripting gotchas (2)

And last but not least: an IE memory leak Here’s an MSDN article about IE ’leak patterns’. I guess they are IE ‘features’, and not …

Happy Birthday to E−mail, Microsoft and me!

E-mail just turned 34 this year, read about it here at the Google blog. Microsoft celebrates their 30th birthday with a nice Flash site. And me,… oh well, …

Ikea kitchens

Ikea kitchens + Matrix effect, in flash. Cool.

PSP

I gave in to temptation. I bought one. I couldn’t wait. Browsing on the Sony PSP, the browser is identified as Netscape 4.0 Mozilla/4.0 (PSP (PlayStation …

Dreamweaver tip

Yesterday I went to a MMUG meeting for a presentation on the new Flash 8 and Dreamweaver 8. Dreamweaver 8 now has code collapsing features, as Homesite used to …

Microsoft Start

Microsoft is working on a new portal site, named start.com, similar to the Google personalised start page. The current preview version (as of this date) is this …

Optimus keyboard

A brilliant idea: a fully customizable keyboard, using oled displays for each button. Might be expensive though. Have a look on their website, and also look at …

Belgium, the story so far...

Happy birthday to us, as Belgium is a respectable 175 years young this year. It has quite an interesting story. Read it in short at wikipedia, watch the …

Greasemonkey

I love Firefox and its extensions, and I’m pretty interested in the Ajax developments. Recently a Firefox + Greasemonkey extension vulnerabilty surfaced. …

Corpus05

This weekend the new cultural season opened in Brugge, called Corpus05, with the human body as center piece. It started yesterday (saturday) morning at 7 am …

Nine Inch Nails

Great stuff for NIN fans and Mac owners. You can find the latest NIN single ‘The Hand That Feeds’ as a GarageBand track on their site, and play …

Ajax − Asynchronous JavaScript and XML

Interesting write-up about a technique they call ‘Ajax’, which is : – standards-based presentation using XHTML and CSS; – dynamic display and …

Sushi

If you love sushi, why not have sushi in bed… Have a look here. H***, if you love sushi and chocolate, look at this, chocolate sushi and choc-sticks. Looks …

Desktop search tools

As Apple introduces Spotlight in the next OS X release (towards summer 05), Google beta’s its own Desktop Search program (for Windows). It works as fast …

Star Wars shines

Cleaning up three Star Wars movies in three months, with 600 G5 Macs (dual processor, 4Gb mem each). Take a 360 look in their server room at the Apple site. An …

What Mommy wants, Mommy usually gets

“From an idea to a business in 15 days, with a month-long selling season. With half-hearted apologies to the Republican readership, Coudal launched Lowercase …

Recipes

My recipes Sushi rolls (2004-08-28) ](img/homemade_sushi.jpg) Delicious prawns recipe: prawns with parmeggiano (2004-07-19) 4 prawns per person (for starters) …

Prawns with parmeggiano

-4 prawns per person (for starters) (best is fresh of course) -one little part of garlic, finely shopped or squeezed -pepper and salt -some side salad to …

Firefox troubles

Using Firefox as your default browser on Windows? But have problems with shortcuts (on your desktop), links, etc where Windows always displays an error message? …

Philips HDRW720

Update: continue reading on my Philips HDRW720 page. (2004-06-13) A PVR, personal video recorder, recording TV on a harddisc. Have it for a week now, been …

5-6-7-8's

Free concert of the 5-6-7-8’s, famed for their appearance in Kill Bill Vol1, right across the border in Lille (France), Saturday 29th of May at 18h at …

Webby Awards 04 - best of the web

Wednesday May 12, the winners will be presented. Here are the nominees. My favorite? Pure NZ, ha. JibJab Check out ‘Ahnuld for Governor’, …

JibJab

Check out ‘Ahnuld for Governor’, ‘Cooking with Clinton’ ‘Come Dancing Wit Jah’ and the other Sony stuff or any other short …

Engrish

If you love ‘Lost In Translation’ too… “Engrish can be simply defined as the humorous English mistakes that appear in Japanese advertising and …

Bush/Cheney 2004 Bumper stickers

Bush/Cheney ‘04: Four More Wars! Bush/Cheney ‘04: Assimilate. Resistance is Futile. Bush/Cheney ‘04: Apocalypse Now! Bush/Cheney ‘04: …

One minute

Ever wanted to get away, just for a minute? Close your eyes, and take a one minute vacation at http://www.quietamerican.org/vacation.html

Xmas List

Dear SC, here’s my christmas list. Please, don’t try to be clever, this is what I want. Don’t shove anything else down the chimney: -Sony Clie …

New Zealand /2

Another week and a half, and we’ll be on our way to down under, New Zealand. The travel site is getting pretty much into shape. Check it out: …

Anniversary

October 25th, our first wedding anniversary today!

New Zealand

Working on a new travel site, http://nz.halans.com, for our trip to New Zealand. Check it out soon.

Finally

Finally a new personal homepage, after all those years. Back in early 1997, I set up my first homepage. You know, you got this massive 5 Mb’s of webspace …