- Telstra lifts revenues on mobile, Internet growth. 20/10/2004. ABC News Online ...and yet: Telstra to move more jobs offshore. 19/10/2004. ABC News Online. It occurs to me Telstra is getting so bad that full privatisation won't actually make them much worse.
- Connecting the dots - Next - http://www.smh.com.au/technology/:
Creating the World Wide Web didn't make Tim Berners-Lee instantly rich or famous. That's partly because the web sprang from relatively humble technologies.Goes on to dicuss the Semantic Web, a new concept in organising web data into something useful. Probably depends if you can tag a document as 'produced by moron' and let the rest of us ignore it ;)
- First French pupils expelled over headscarves - World - www.smh.com.au:
A French school expelled two girls for wearing Muslim headscarves today in the first such case since Paris imposed a controversial ban on religious symbols in state schools last month. ... The law barred what it called conspicuous signs of faith such as the headscarves, Jewish skullcaps and large Christian crosses.
- Radar:You're being watched:
Philosophers, poets and other deep thinkers all claim to have a monopoly on divining the nature of humanity.(fairly obviously written by someone who has NOT studied philosophy, but anyway...)
But how many of them have met 10 million people? If you want to know the true measure of man, try talking to a toll collector.Quite a good article.
- BBC NEWS | Americas | Bear kills campaigner in Alaska :
The founder of an animal welfare group which campaigns for the protection of grizzly bears, has been killed by a bear during a camping trip in Alaska.Grizzly bears: nature's deadpan comic.
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