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Public Address 21 November 2012 - Triangulated by Fools

Public Address 21 November 2012 - Triangulated by Fools

Triangulated by Fools
9:22 Nov 21, 2012 in Hard News by Russell Brown
I deliberately avoided writing anything about the Labour leadership last week because I had no interest in being part of a media tally for either side - which I could see would inevitably be the case. Apart from anything else,...
http://publicaddress.net/hardnews/triangulated-by-fools/

Pipes: Understanding Hackers
8:35 Nov 21, 2012 in Speaker by Amberleigh Jack
I'm not a hacker. I know very little about the technical ins and outs of what they do. Put a system in front of me and I wouldn't be able to tell the difference between a 1 and a 0....
http://publicaddress.net/speaker/pipes-understanding-hackers/

Gerry Brownlee: "I Like To Knock Cats Off Tables"
0:24 Nov 20, 2012 in Southerly by David Haywood
Guest Speaker, Gerry Brownlee, talks about his favourite hobby: Coo! After a hard day of driving my digger and smashing historic buildings in Christchurch I find there's no better way to relax than knocking a cat off a table. We...
http://publicaddress.net/southerly/gerry-brownlee-i-like-to-knock-cats-off-tables/

Calling the race before it's over
8:22 Nov 19, 2012 in Hard News by Russell Brown
I trust I'm not upsetting anyone in my trade too much if I venture that the most incisive coverage of the weekend's Labour Party conference was not anything anyone wrote or said but photographer David White's portfolio for The Listener...
http://publicaddress.net/hardnews/calling-the-race-before-its-over/

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