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  • Tech | James Purser
    what I have Lounge Room 1 x AWA TV 42 inch 1080p capable 500 1 x Samsung Sound System 5 1 2nd hand around 200 when we got it Blog Catagories Tech media googletv mythtv Read more about My DIY Media Setup James Purser s blog Add new comment Who s going to lead the IT revolution in the Illawarra Submitted by James Purser on Mon 19 12 2011 12 30 The Illawarra Mercury ran an article on the weekend entitled IT tipped to boom in Illawarra the basic premise being that as manufacturing winds down Information Technology and Communications are tagged to grow and fill the gap Excellent I personally think that Wollongong and the Illawarra makes a perfect spot to setup an IT shop if you want to be close to sydney without the costs of being based in Sydney Blog Catagories Tech Politics Read more about Who s going to lead the IT revolution in the Illawarra James Purser s blog Add new comment An open letter to the Creatives Submitted by James Purser on Mon 28 11 2011 15 32 To whom it may concern I have money It is good money in fact being australian money it is both pretty and hard wearing money I would like to give you that money in exchange for the music you sell the films and video productions you make and the books you write But I can t Blog Catagories Tech Media Bits Read more about An open letter to the Creatives James Purser s blog Add new comment Logitech CEO Slams GoogleTV Or does he Submitted by James Purser on Sun 13 11 2011 14 34 Hrmm interesting The media has been all over the Logitech slamming GoogleTV angle from the recent phone conference However if you read the actual Call Transcript http seekingalpha com article 306966 logitech ceo hosts analyst amp investor day conference call transcript You ll find that what the Logitech CEO was railing against was the Logitech implementation and the content blocking by the Cable and FTA channels in the US Blog Catagories Tech google googletv Read more about Logitech CEO Slams GoogleTV Or does he James Purser s blog Add new comment GooglePlus Not A Facebook Thing Submitted by James Purser on Wed 09 11 2011 13 14 Google Plus is dead cries Farhad Manjoo in Slate It s chance to compete with Facebook has come and gone and thus GooglePlus is effectively a dead man walking destined to join Googles other social projects such as Buzz or Wave which wasn t a social project but the media do like to pretend that it was Blog Catagories Tech Read more about GooglePlus Not A Facebook Thing James Purser s blog Add new comment ABC on Android Submitted by James Purser on Sat 08 10 2011 10 59 I use both Android and iDevices my phone is a Nexus S running the latest Gingerbread 2 3 6 and I own an iPod Touch

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  • Tech | James Purser
    reboot after a software installation anymore seems to be Apple Blog Catagories Tech internet tv Read more about Samsung Internet TV SDK Fail James Purser s blog Add new comment It s a little bit cranky Submitted by James Purser on Thu 10 03 2011 22 53 I m a little cranky so I thought I d get it off my chest Let s start with Google shall we Blog Catagories Tech google apple Read more about It s a little bit cranky James Purser s blog Add new comment Nokia and Microsoft A marriage made in convenience Submitted by James Purser on Fri 11 02 2011 21 34 Well as expected Nokia has announced that it is going to transition from a complete stack mobile technology company to Just Another Hardware Maker albiet one with large market share It is going to be ditching its aging Symbian OS for a partnership with Microsoft and Windows Phone 7 So what does this mean Blog Catagories Tech mobiles Read more about Nokia and Microsoft A marriage made in convenience James Purser s blog Add new comment Almost six years ago I started the Linux Australia Update Submitted by James Purser on Mon 31 01 2011 13 26 Holy crap it s been almost six years since I and Karin first started the Linux Australia Update the very first podcast dedicated to FOSS in Australia You can find the original episode here MP3 and here OGG and you can find the entire archive here Wow I was bad Blog Catagories Tech linux australia podcasting Read more about Almost six years ago I started the Linux Australia Update James Purser s blog Add new comment What I m working on Submitted by James Purser on Thu 30 12 2010 11 01 This week

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  • Tech | James Purser
    witch is dead or is she Last week the Coalition finally announced their position on the Labor party s mandatory ISP filter stating that they would oppose it or scrap it depending on whether they won or lost the election This caused much celebration and crowing on the twitters with many declaring the filter proposal dead buried and cremated Huzzah they declared the witch is dead Blog Catagories Politics Tech Read more about Thoughts from the Train The Dawn Chorus James Purser s blog 1 comment Add new comment Sunday Morning Rant Submitted by James Purser on Sun 08 08 2010 10 32 Okay it s Sunday morning I have a coffee in hand and I haven t had a chance to blog lately so here we go This election has officially jumped the shark That s it this election is officially a joke Neither party is offering significantly different policies the media seems to be more concerned about the Days of Our Lives that is the Labor leadership squabble and now we have channel 9 bringing Mark bloody Latham into the mix as a guest journalist Blog Catagories General Politics Tech Read more about Sunday Morning Rant James Purser s blog Add new comment Planning Alerts Android App Version 0 6 Submitted by James Purser on Mon 12 07 2010 21 55 Okay here s the next release of Planning Alerts AU This version now checks to see if GPS or Wireless Location Detection services are activated and prompts you if they aren t Changed the Icon and marker graphics if anyone wants to contribute graphically please feel free So here it is Planning Alerts AU 0 6 Blog Catagories Tech android planningalerts Read more about Planning Alerts Android App Version 0 6 James Purser s blog Add new comment Planning Alerts Android App Version 0 4 Submitted by James Purser on Sat 10 07 2010 12 07 Okay here s version 0 4 of planningalertsau the android app I m building based on the Planning Alerts API In this version I ve fixed the following Map crashes when there are 0 alerts Blog Catagories Tech OpenAustralia android google Read more about Planning Alerts Android App Version 0 4 James Purser s blog Add new comment Planning Alerts Android App Version 0 3 Submitted by James Purser on Fri 09 07 2010 11 36 I finally had enough time to sit down and have another crack at the Android App I m building based on the very cool planning alerts api This new release has added basic google maps integration Once you have successfully returned a list of alerts you can hit the menu button and select Map to view the various alerts How to use it Blog Catagories Tech android google Read more about Planning Alerts Android App Version 0 3 James Purser s blog Add new comment Dear Google Why the hell can t I sell in the marketplace Submitted by James Purser on Sun 27 06

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  • Tech | James Purser
    James Purser on Sat 06 02 2010 15 18 Well here s my first Android App Essentially it s a recreation of my Google Wave Robot OpenAusBot well at least the House of Reps member search Right now it just does basic member searches based on Federal Seat returning name party and date elected Still working on the ImageView Further plans are to build postcode search and geo search What I don t have yet is a real android phone so if anyone wants to download the apk attached to this post and make sure it works it uses the Android 2 0 SDK that would be great thanks Blog Catagories Tech android google Read more about My first Android App James Purser s blog Add new comment ISP Filtering A Letter To My Member Submitted by James Purser on Wed 16 12 2009 13 20 Okay here s a first draft of the letter I m planning on sending to my local member I am writing to you concerning the proposed introduction of a mandatory ISP filtering scheme by the Australian Federal Government Blog Catagories General Politics Tech openinternet Read more about ISP Filtering A Letter To My Member James Purser s blog 1 comment Add new comment ISP Filtering Submitted by James Purser on Wed 16 12 2009 10 34 During last weeks Broadband Future event the focus was on the future what changes would the NBN bring to this country how would it change the delivery of medical services media production and so on and so forth People were excited and looking forward to the new challenges Blog Catagories General Politics Tech Read more about ISP Filtering James Purser s blog Add new comment How To Install WRS On Windows Submitted by James Purser on Tue 04 08 2009 12 19 Edit the information contained here is out of date To find more up to date information please visit here http wavingtheshiny collaborynth com au books fedone book fedone book Okay so I ve worked out how to install the WRS on Linux well Debian and Redhat based Distros anyway So now I m planning How Tos for the following Operating Systems Blog Catagories Tech googlewave Read more about How To Install WRS On Windows James Purser s blog 25 comments Add new comment Federating Your Wave Server Submitted by James Purser on Sun 26 07 2009 08 55 Edit the information contained here is out of date To find more up to date information please visit here http wavingtheshiny collaborynth com au books fedone book fedone book Now that you ve setup your Wave Reference Server you re probably going to want to test out one of THE big features Federation This post will take you through setting it up Blog Catagories Tech googlewave Read more about Federating Your Wave Server James Purser s blog 7 comments Add new comment Introducing Politico Bloggers Submitted by James Purser on Wed 22 07 2009 11 03 A while

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  • Tech | James Purser
    in a little while On the health front I m making slow progress on the weight loss issue I was doing pretty well and had managed to get my weight down to 128kgs however a bout of seasonal flu not the swine kind put a crimp in my exercise regime and so I m back up to 131kgs Sigh Blog Catagories General Tech Health Read more about A Quick Update James Purser s blog 5 comments Add new comment Nagios Gets Forked Submitted by James Purser on Thu 07 05 2009 21 34 Steve Walsh pointed me at something interesting this morning while I was waiting to see if I was going to crash and burn at Senator Kate Lundys Public Sphere event Apparantly a group of community nagios developers has banded together and decided that nagios isn t advancing as fast as they would like and so they re going to fork it On their Why A Fork page they have this to say Blog Catagories Tech Read more about Nagios Gets Forked James Purser s blog 1 comment Add new comment KCA Sharing the love Submitted by James Purser on Mon 27 04 2009 09 03 A good friend of mine up in Brisbane James McPherson is organising a new Australian tech conference aimed specifically at those who work on Open Source Kernels for this year So I figured I would use my awesome promotional powahs and spread the word Kernel Conference Australia Do you want to meet the brains behind some of the most innovative groundbreaking and useful features in Open Source operating systems Blog Catagories Tech Read more about KCA Sharing the love James Purser s blog Add new comment Setting Up A Zope Mount With Buildout Submitted by James Purser on Sun 26 04 2009

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  • Tech | James Purser
    Business Stream a MythTV stream and a DB stream On the second day of Miniconfs we have the second day of the DB stream the Sys Admin stream Multimedia and Virtualisation Blog Catagories Tech Read more about LCA 09 Conflicts James Purser s blog Add new comment LCA 2009 Are You Going Submitted by James Purser on Mon 22 12 2008 10 19 Hey guess what in less than a month one of the best tech conferences in the world is going to be happening in Hobart are you going to be there I know I am I ve been to LCA once before and I have to say it was pretty damn impressive The gathering of minds and the opportunity to pick the brains of some of the brightest people in our community is almost priceless Combine that with the fact that it s going to be in the only State I haven t actually been to lived in and I couldn t resist Blog Catagories Tech Read more about LCA 2009 Are You Going James Purser s blog Add new comment A Couple Of Myth Questions Submitted by James Purser on Fri 31 10 2008 08 09 From my last post Aaron Hey James found you blog via planet ubuntu com au Wanted to know how you setup the TV guides in MythTV It is probably the most frustrating for me As I m using a digital card I tend to rely on the EIT that gets transmitted with the rest of the stream I did have an xmltv thing setup shepard I think it was called however something went phooey and all the shows were being given times at least 11 hours out Peter Blog Catagories Tech Read more about A Couple Of Myth Questions James Purser

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  • Joe Hockey: 4G potential to be far superior to fibre | James Purser
    money convenience nearness of availability deployment and many of the numerous other attributes that a consumer might consider when weighing these alternatives Basically I think Joe is arguing that because it s available now in certain areas certainly not universally available it has the edge of fibre which is going to take several years to roll out That isn t superior that s convenient Joe then goes onto explain how convenient wireless is Wireless technology additionally offers mobility portability and convenience for the end user Many Australian consumers such as tenants or others not willing to sign long contracts and pay installation costs may for these reasons choose wireless broadband ahead of fixed line technology Whis is fine as far as it goes However wireless also has its downside It is far more affected by weather events than fibre or even copper it does not and really cannnot have the same capacity as fibre the capacity of a 4G node would be dwarfed by a fibre node Honestly I stopped listening to the Coalition on Broadband policy a long time ago Mainly because I do have some clue of what they re trying to talk about and every single time they try to go technical it sets my teeth on edge This bit is rich though The Coalition has long recognised that no single broadband technology suits all consumers and all areas of the nation We also recognise that for many consumers broadband and wireless will be complementary whereas for others they may well be direct substitutes as noted above This is why the Coalition advocates a technology agnostic approach to upgrading broadband Our broadband policy will rely on a mix of technologies to provide broadband to Australian households and businesses as soon as possible at affordable prices and at

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  • gay rights | James Purser
    gay rights Malaysia Confusion About Teh Gays and more Submitted by James Purser on Sun 08 05 2011 21 17 Okay this is going to be a bit of a rant so here goes Let s Play Refo Swap What

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