Just got a robocall from an “ATO officer” reciting a phone number that I was supposed to call or suffer dire legal consequence. I guffawed.
Missing Cassini already
Farewell, Cassini – the Little Spacecraft That Could.
Link OTD: DIY Feminist Cybersecurity
from HACK*BLOSSOM: A DIY Guide to Feminist Cybersecurity – Take control of your digital spaces.
This my axiom, by me, which is mine
Axiom: Recklessly broad generalisations lead to arseholery.
In praise of Applied Chemistry and Basic Hazard Management
I wish I’d learnt more about household chemicals as a youngster. Not knowing about them is why now, in my fifties: yesterday was the first time I’ve ever done a simple Ammonia clean of my oven. I’m a convert.
For those times when actually blocking someone on FB is socially awkward
This is my first post for NaBloPoMo 2016, and I’m cheating a bit by reusing something I wrote a few weeks ago for a friend. I hope others might find it helpful too.
So that’s why I haven’t been writing much lately
I haven’t been letting myself feel bad-tempered enough about all the world’s bullshit.
The Wrong Conversation? No, Doctors Don’t Need to Mention Weight Loss More
An article has appeared in today’s Conversation suggesting that doctors need training to feel confident in bringing up their patients’ “excess weight”, so they can broach the topic more, including with patients who have come to see them for something… Read More ›
Classist overtones in the reporting of bulk-billed IVF treatment
Does the media reporting of the opening of a new bulk-billing IVF clinic in Melbourne suggest that only those who can pay should have access to IVF treatment? If so, is that classist?
Unhappy data retention day
This morning, Australia’s mandatory 2 year data retention regime began. Internet activity through Australian ISPs including mobile phone providers is now recorded.