Live 8 blog

Last updated on June 24th, 2015 at 01:50 am I?m watching the Live 8 concert and signed ZagZ.com to the Live 8 list. Go add your name to the list if you care. If you visited after seeing a reference to?ZagZ.com, say hi in a comment.

eBay Live 8 fiasco

Last updated on June 24th, 2015 at 01:46 am The fiasco: Live 8: Bob Gendolf and friends are presenting the G8 meeting in Scotland with a plan to end poverty in Africa and stop 30,000 children dying every single day. They are staging Live 8 10 concerts, 100 artists, a million spectators, 2 billion viewers… Continue reading eBay Live 8 fiasco

eBay Watch

Last updated on June 24th, 2015 at 01:48 am Welcome to the Online?Watch category. I?ll be posting observations on eBay and online marketplaces. This category used to be called “eBay Watch”, but I’m expanding it beyond just eBay.

Shrine to Spirits

Last updated on June 24th, 2015 at 01:49 am My travels often lead me to a welcoming, though unfamiliar, bar. Beer puts me to sleep, I can drink wine only around a meal. Now spirits are a wonder. Check out the Shrine to Spirits before your next seedy circuit, you may try a more adventuresome… Continue reading Shrine to Spirits

Javascript nasty

Last updated on June 24th, 2015 at 01:34 am Today I also came across a nasty endless loop Javascript. This sucker can trap IE, Firefox and Opera in an endless loop requiring you to kill the application via task manager or kill the process if using one of the *nix. Go get the NoScript –… Continue reading Javascript nasty

American or British Spelling

Last updated on June 24th, 2015 at 01:31 am A dozen years ago I was a publisher of childrens and adult non-fiction books. That role allowed me to set editorial policy on spelling and style usage. We decided to follow the lead of the Macquarie Dictionary as the leading arbiter of Australian English. We?d discuss… Continue reading American or British Spelling

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Samsung DigitAll Connect KL

Last updated on June 24th, 2015 at 01:26 am In Kuala Lumpur the free internet kiosk is called the Samsung DigitAll Connect. It?s right outside the arrivals gate. Cool! I?ve already had a cute German backpacker ask me if the internet was free. One day we?ll take ubiquitous free internet access for granted.

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Sydney International Airport internet kiosk

Last updated on June 24th, 2015 at 01:19 am This post is from the Samsung e-lounge in Sydney International Airport. The food sucks but at least there is free internet kiosks at the departure gates

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International Power Plugs

Last updated on June 24th, 2015 at 01:17 am I just realised that I?ve become addicted to my electronic gadgets. on this trip I?ll take a laptop with me, but what about my mobile phone and digital camera? The phone has a camera that I don?t use much. I?ll need power adapters! Electricity Around the… Continue reading International Power Plugs

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Travel Planning Malaysia

Last updated on June 24th, 2015 at 01:08 am I?m flying to Kuala Lumpur tomorrow for a three day conference. I?ve never been there and I like leaving arrangements to the last minute. I call is freestyle travelling. So I booked a flight on Friday on Austrian Airlines. They were cheapest and I?ve never flown… Continue reading Travel Planning Malaysia

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