Thought experiment

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“Climate fears are driving ‘Ecomigration’ across globe” and some are coming to NZ – From the Washington Post Taking this article at face value, why the hell not? NZ grows enough food for at least ten million people. Make agriculture a bit more intensive and I reckon we can fit twenty million in, no probs. …

On not being the target demographic…

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Now that we’ve got resource consent for the house, we get sent a new kind of junk mail. Yesturday’s was about switches – light and electrical. Exciting, eh? Oh, and audiovisual and home automation, all inviting us to consider sockets that made a statement about our lifestyles. Apparently our lifestyle might look like this: Yup, …

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Can you tell which one is? Coz I can’t. That’s a tad embarassing, as we’re married.

Cuba Carnival – Misanthropy FTW!

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Although I should apologise to the guy with the glow stick. Okay, you were the ninetieth guy to pretend your glow stick was a light saber and pretend to battle me while I’m fire spinning. This is a stupid thing to do. Nevertheless, you didn’t deserve to be on the receiving end of an overhead …

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I decided at the start of the year to post a picture of myself each week. 2008 was pretty stealthy, for 2009 I wanted to round up a pile of pics, so that when I’m nine-hundred and twelve, when my great-great-….-grand nieces and -nephews say to me “grand-uncle, you’re much more of a smug wanker …

Kiwiburn Post

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So:

Off to Kiwiburn

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We may end up looking like this: Pic by tatjna

Kiwiburn Project Number 2

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Given that the Mitochondrion has taken over my life, I wanted to do something else, something very, very simple for Kiwiburn. So The Avenue is the anti-Mitochondrion – no high tech*, no complicated production processes, no etching, no super-fine soldering, no details, tolerances plus or minus a thumb or so, instead of a tenth of …