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  • android | James Purser
    first generation iPad I m also an avid consumer of the ABC online services mostly streaming ABC News 24 in the kitchen and accessing the ABCs large library of video and audio podcasts However generally I don t use my android devices to do this why Because the ABC has concentrated all its mobile efforts into building iDevice compatible apps I ve added screen caps from both the Android and iDevice apps below Blog Catagories Tech Media Bits android Read more about ABC on Android James Purser s blog Add new comment Wanted UI Person for help with OSS Android Project Submitted by James Purser on Wed 09 02 2011 21 49 Okay here it is my official cry for help As you know I ve been tooling around with two android specific projects planningalertsAU and the openaustraliasearchdroid Both of the projects are now functional however they are suffering from the fact that my UI skills are almost as good as my ability to levitate I ve included a couple of screen shots from the Planning Alerts app to show you what I mean Blog Catagories OpenAustralia android planningalerts Read more about Wanted UI Person for help with OSS Android Project James Purser s blog 2 comments Add new comment Planning Alerts AU in the Marketplace Submitted by James Purser on Fri 03 12 2010 22 14 So today I finally took the plunge and submitted my first app to the Android Market Its the Planning Alerts AU app I ve been working on for the past few months Just do a search in the market place for Planning Alerts AU Blog Catagories android Read more about Planning Alerts AU in the Marketplace James Purser s blog Add new comment Android Market opens up to Aussie Devs Submitted by James

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    Do unto others James Purser s blog Add new comment Hrrmm 3 months is a looong time between drinks Submitted by James Purser on Thu 12 09 2013 17 12 Well yah so that happened It s been a solid three months since I last posted anything here and the last bit that I did post was about the then upcoming election Well I suppose a quick update is required Regarding the election as expected the Labor party lost government They didn t get the complete and utter kicking some people thought they would should get but they got kicked Read more about Hrrmm 3 months is a looong time between drinks James Purser s blog Add new comment Throsby a quick catchup Submitted by James Purser on Mon 20 05 2013 22 45 Last time I blogged I spoke about the current stoush occuring in my Federal seat of Throsby between the left and right factions of the Labor party over who was going to be the next Labor candidate and most likely member Well the final showdown is going to happen on the 15th of June with the current encumbent Stephen Jones going up against the contender and son of a former state mp John Rumble Blog Catagories Politics illawarra throsby Read more about Throsby a quick catchup James Purser s blog Add new comment Throsby you can tell it s a safe labor seat Submitted by James Purser on Sun 12 05 2013 21 23 The federal seat that I live in Throsby is by all accounts a very safe Labor seat Since it was created in 1984 it has been held by Labor The current encumbent former union secretary Stephen Jones retained the seat at the last election with 62 of the vote after preferrences were distributed If the expected votergeddon happens in September Throsby will be on of the few seats that Labor retains Which of course means that it is a treasure to be made safe against the on coming tide of voter dissent Blog Catagories Politics Read more about Throsby you can tell it s a safe labor seat James Purser s blog Add new comment End of the week notes Submitted by James Purser on Fri 10 05 2013 22 52 Well it s been a busy week work wise and Angry Beanie wise over all I m pretty happy with how things are going I m currently working on making some changes to the Angry Beanie site I ve already added the three latest episodes as blocks on the front page featuring HTML5 players but I m also looking at rebuilding the Show and Episode pages I m just not happy with the layouts too busy and not exactly attractive to look at Blog Catagories angry beanie Read more about End of the week notes James Purser s blog Add new comment Some thoughts on enragening Submitted by James Purser on Thu 09 05 2013 22 56 This is more of

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  • angry beanie. science | James Purser
    in two very cool packages We re going to be recording the next episode tomorrow night for release on Friday Blog Catagories angry beanie science purser explores the world Read more about For Science Purser Explores The World and other Angry Beanie stuff James Purser s blog Add new comment For Science Episode 1 is now up Submitted by James Purser on Sat 20 10 2012 09 58 Just in

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  • for science | James Purser
    For Science For Science is a fortnightly discussion programme where I m joined by Dr Maia Sauren and Chemist and Metallurgist Magdeline Lum to talk about the science stories of the previous couple of weeks and see how the relate to the Real World Blog Catagories angry beanie science for science Read more about For Science Episode 1 is now up James Purser s blog Add new comment Purser Explores The World Communicating Science Submitted by James Purser on Tue 14 08 2012 18 43 The next episode of Purser Explores The World Communicating Science is now available It s National Science Week in Australia so I thought I would have a chat with some communicators of science Upulie Divisekera Magdeline Lum and Maia Sauren join me to discuss why they are passionate about science comms what got them involved ice cream harry potter and Sir David Attenborough Blog Catagories purser explores the world for science Read more about Purser Explores The World Communicating Science James Purser s blog Add new comment Curiosity Submitted by James Purser on Mon 06 08 2012 20 20 Today I watched the culmination of years of hard work by a dedicated team of scientists

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  • Getting the garden up and running again | James Purser
    vegie patch I managed to grow quite a bit of what we ate though potatos proved to be my nemisis Anyway for a couple of years I haven t maintained a vegie garden The old beds have been torn down and replaced with a trampoline for the kids the compost heap has lain unturned for a couple of years and things have basically returned to what they were before I

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  • Gardening | James Purser
    that being said we re starting to re populate the beds and today we planted some Romanseco Broccoli Romano other wise known as Fractal Broccoli Blog Catagories Gardening Read more about Fractal Broccoli and Our First Pumpkin James Purser s blog Add new comment Sweet Potato Growing Hey It Actually Worked Submitted by James Purser on Sat 28 02 2009 12 08 A while ago I posted a how to on growing sweet potato in which I essentially filled a tyre with dirt and compost put a sprouted sweet potato bit in and hoped for the best Well it turns out that I was Doing It Right tm Below you can see out first sweet potato pulled fresh from the ground Blog Catagories Gardening Read more about Sweet Potato Growing Hey It Actually Worked James Purser s blog Add new comment Radishes For Food and Plant Health Submitted by James Purser on Sun 22 02 2009 10 39 Today I m going to spend some time planting radish seeds through out the various beds There are a couple of reasons for this Firstly both Karin and my father in law are big fans of radishes so they re a surety to be actually eaten rather than ending up in the compost heap Secondly they are also a good companion plant for other fruit and vegies Companion planting is something else I m going to be looking into for the Autumn Winter season If I can get pest control through the development of symbiotic relationships rather than the use of chemicals all the better I think Blog Catagories Gardening Read more about Radishes For Food and Plant Health James Purser s blog Add new comment Gardening A Summer Wrapup Submitted by James Purser on Sat 14 02 2009 13 15 I haven t blogged in a while about the garden so with the changing of the seasons I thought now would be a good time to reflect on our first foray into vegie gardening I started this as an therapuetic exercise It was something I could do that was away from the computer got me outside and in the sun However it soon grew into something that I was genuinely interested in I found that the process of building the beds preparing the compost and soils and dealing with the various challanges that comes with raising vegies gave me a meditative outlet I couldn t find elsewhere Blog Catagories Gardening Read more about Gardening A Summer Wrapup James Purser s blog Add new comment Completing the Cycle Getting Seeds From Your Zucchini Submitted by James Purser on Thu 08 01 2009 09 39 Last night I thought I would try my hand at harvesting seeds from one of our jumbo zucchinis The zucchini in question had turned woody and very soft in the middle so I thought I d give it a go Step 1 The first step is to get your zucchini and tools together Below is my starting point

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  • Ever suffer from Brain Lock? | James Purser
    I do It s the condition where you have several awesome ideas things that you know are going to be cool as in bow tie cool but your brain just refuses to let you get them out of your head Instead you just sit there beating against the inside of your own skull until it either goes away or the moment for the idea has passed usually because someone without

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  • Alan Jones says something mysogynistic, news at 11 | James Purser
    who rules the ranty I m a white male with lots of money stop repressing me airways yesterday claimed that women were destroying the joint The joint of course being Australia The women he mentions to back up his claim of course are those on the oppposite side of the political divide from Dear Alan Julia Gillard Christine Nixon and Clover Moore I know I was shocked Look this is Alan his stock in trade is outrage and outrageous statements he makes his money by herping the derp and winding up his listener base into just the right frothy rage that brings us such wonderful spectacles as the No Carbon Tax rally Alan Jones is a bully boy there s no other way to describe him He s not interested in reasoned discussion of issues and he s certainly not interested in the other persons point of view He exists to feed the baser instincts of a particular audience He s also the worst sort of bully boy one who won t back down when challenged Instead he feeds on the reactions of those he targets using it to fuel even more strident and hysterical attacks The best way to

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