Category: Politics

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20/06/05

Permalink 22:32:58, by matt Email , 265 words   English (NZ)
Categories: Politics, Social commentary, Telecommunications

Telecom outage was "unforeseeable"

*choke* "Unforeseeable" my arse. When you have a two-path network, a failure in one path puts you a single failure away from today's situation - a total outage. When you are the monopoly incumbent, and even your major competitor is reselling your last… more »

13/06/05

Permalink 18:59:05, by matt Email , 214 words   English (NZ)
Categories: Politics, Social commentary

Oh dear, please not firearms registration

I had almost hoped that this issue was dead, and we weren't going to be afflicted with such bullshit. It seems not. Every country that has attempted to create a national firearms registry has seen spectacular failure amid massive budget over-runs and i… more »
Permalink 18:37:31, by matt Email , 722 words   English (NZ)
Categories: Politics, Social commentary

Destiny Party to contest election

Well, good luck to them. They're considered fringe wackos by everyone I know, and that includes a fair number of Christians. Many Christians view their positions as archaic, negative, and discriminatory - myself included. "Love the sinner but hate t… more »

12/06/05

Permalink 18:54:18, by matt Email , 120 words   English (NZ)
Categories: Politics, Social commentary, Transportation

More fumbling over SH2

They're STILL fucking around? What is WITH these people? :roll: I realise that roadworks are expensive, and they're not revenue-gathering unlike issuing tickets, but the decision to put a wire barrier in at SH1 at Paekakariki was made and underway with… more »

10/06/05

Permalink 19:41:01, by matt Email , 129 words   English (NZ)
Categories: Politics, Social commentary, Telecommunications, Internet

Europe has higher broadband up-take than the US

I dread to think where NZ is. Well, actually, sadly, I know exactly where NZ is. We're 24th! How cringe-worthy :-/ The country that once had the highest rate of 'net use in the world is now in the bottom fifth of the OECD for broadband connections.… more »

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Shocking as it may be, I think, and sometimes those thoughts are almost worthy of public contemplation. So, here are those some thoughts, with no guarantees as to their validity, worth, or utility to the cosmos. All thoughts are my own, representing only my thoughts, opinions and positions, unless explicitly otherwise stated. This blog is not an official or unofficial outlet for any company or government body, or for person other than myself.

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