Happy Towel Day everyone
NZ COVID Tracer App:
“I’m probably the most important app you’ll need on your phone this year”
“Hold my shake”
No damage. I thought we'd lose a shelf or two for sure, but nothing.
We're good, but that moved a bit!
Holy Fuck #eqnz
Vapourised spanner expanding plasma ball
give me a horror story from your specialty in five words or less
Wouldn't it be funny if China was responsible for finally killing the Australian fossil fuel industry?
"Deputy PM 'very concerned' over reports China's power plants warned not to buy Australian coal"
"Committee hearings that would normally be open to the public will continue to be accessible via the Parliament website and committee Facebook pages."
Why is the NZ government giving gratis promotion, on it's own website, to a corporate-owned #datafarm?
My favourite ui fail is that government Web form that requires you to enter today's date, for your application, and refuses to save until you get it right.
One thing NZ should definitely be avoiding is adopting US/Silicon Valley-style Venture Capital culture. It's driven purely by profit, it's committed to unhealthy US corporate tech dependence, and creates weak companies destined (at best) for offshore purchase, who contribute little to NZ & seldom produce anything good for humanity or the planet. They invented surveillance capitalism & "first hit's free" loss-leading tech capture to co-opt businesses early.
Aged RepRap core developer, ex- firefighter, emergency medic, longhair coder, and a Twitter refugee.
"Si potest non bonum esse, cave."
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