7:47 AM, 13th February 2017

Opposing preference deals with the right

The WA Liberal party recently announced a preference deal with the right-wing One Nation party in the upcoming state election. I wrote this letter to my local member, Mr Peter Abetz.

8:52 PM, 1st January 2017

Quo Vadimus

It’s the start of a new year, which is as good a time as any for an announcement.

5:04 PM, 6th February 2016

On a replacement for Twitter

I've been a user of Twitter for almost 8 years. But I think the time is ripe for Twitter to be replaced - with a tool that has a much broader scope than just "microblogging".

2:43 PM, 28th August 2015

Expressing disappointment in my government

Today, I wrote a letter to my Member of Parliament, Ken Wyatt, Member for Hasluck.

11:10 PM, 5th July 2012

Personal funding, and the culture of open source

Can personal funding really work? Or does it require a cultural shift that our community isn't able to make?

8:58 PM, 27th June 2010

I can haz a question (or five)?

Wherein I explain why I ask so many questions at conferences.

10:46 PM, 12th April 2010

An end to my Evolution

Time to step down from one of my projects: Django Evolution.

4:33 PM, 15th August 2009

Getting hgsubversion to work under OSX

How to get hgsubversion working on an OSX box.

9:35 PM, 8th July 2009

Even better than I thought

Packt Publishing's contribution to Open Source is even better that I thought it was.

8:08 PM, 7th July 2009

Oh yeah... I should probably mention...

8:06 PM, 7th July 2009

Doing the right thing

It's nice when people that make money off open source projects give back something to the projects from which they benefit. Packt Publishing just made my list of companies that know how to do the right thing. Wotnews is another.

7:35 PM, 14th November 2008

This Week in Django

This week, I was a guest on This Week in Django. Listen to the end and you get a secret surprise ending.

9:12 PM, 5th November 2008

What! No comments?

Wherein I explain why I haven't enabled comments on my blog.

6:06 PM, 24th October 2008

EzyDVD store passwords in the clear

A public service announcement - if you use EzyDVD, be aware that they store their passwords in the clear.

6:59 PM, 21st October 2008


Wherein I reveal the secret history of my freakboy3742 nom de plume.

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