Monthly Archives: November 2007




Hello to all..  I’ve been maintaining the blog here at live spaces for just over a year now, and last month the blog hit 6,000 unique visitors. Not a bad run..  As we head into the Christmas stretch (look out, just over a month until the silly season) I’ll try […]

Blog now over 6k visits



G’day, here’s a brief update from the workshop. On the weekend I finished building the new power functions Lego bulldozer (Techic) which has the new remote power functions components (there are a few servos included). I’ll post pictures later since I’m roaming at the moment, but let me say it […]

Robotics Update


So chances are that you know that Visual Studio 2008 has gone RTM (release to manufacturing). Better hop onto MSDN Subsscriber downloads or grab a free copy of the express editions.  Anyone who considers themselves .Net Developers or Architects should be running Visual Studio 2008.  At any rate – even […]

Star Trek Home and.. a few releases


Hi all,  so you might be wondering where my blog posts have disappeared to.. I’ve been commuting weekly to Melbourne to project manage a team in our Melbourne office and, as such, have been too busy to contemplate posts.  Hopefully as the team grows and the practices and processes mature […]

Where’s the beef?



Had to write about this – get in quick if you’re into Guitar Hero! Electronics Boutique (or EB Games) in Australia have a mad deal on at the moment, for a limited time. You can trade in 2 Xbox 360, Wii or PS3 games and get the Guitar Hero III […]

Great Deal on Guitar Hero III


Ok, so when are we going to get some decent NFL coverage?   Foxtel decides to show the most boring and lame NFL games, whilst the best games are avoided?   They couldn’t possibly show the awesome Colts v Patriots game – featuring the two best teams in the league […]

Foxtel’s NFL Coverage Sucks


Hot on the heals of my previous post about the free Windows 2008 Server courses… The fine folks over at Tom’s Hardware have posted this very detailed review of the current RC0 of Windows 2008 Server. I’ve read some of the review and think it’s worth taking the time to plough […]

Windows 2008 Server Reviewed



Recently there was a thread on the Australian .Net Mailing list (aus-dotnet) which led into a discussion around how the industry might consider attracting more graduates into IT courses and, eventually, careers in IT. Personally, I don’t want the IT & T industry to pander to graduates by way of […]

IT & T: Attracting Uni Grads