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Leosticks are a gateway drug

At linux.conf.au earlier this year, the guys behind Freetronics gave every attendee a free Leostick Arduino compatible board. As I predicted at the time, this quickly became the gateway drug – having been given an awesome 8-bit processor that can … Continue reading

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AirNZ 747, yay!

For my trip to linux.conf.au in Melbourne/Ballarat I had rescheduled my flights from Wellington to Auckland due to the fact that I had booked my flights before my lovely lady dragged me up to Auckland to live with her. It’s … Continue reading

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linux.conf.au 2012

In a couple days I’ll be flying out to Melbourne, Australia for linux.conf.au 2012, the undisputed greatest week of the year, being held in Ballarat. I’ve been attending this conference since 2006 in Dunedin and it’s continued to be an … Continue reading

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PHP Podcast Interview

Whilst at was at linux.conf.au I got interviewed by Steve from the Coding by Numbers podcast series, along with @LGnome about PHP, some of it’s background, future and general thoughts. Listen to episode 23 interview regarding PHP.

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LCA2011: Day 07

OK, technically there is no LCA day 07, but seeing as it was the last day in Brisbane I figured I could get away with it, without needing to create a separate heading. ;-) Firstly, I found an awesome pic … Continue reading

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LCA2011: Day 06

Technically the conference finished yesterday, however I went along to the open day event today to visit some of the stalls and people from the conference. After re-grouping at the conference venue, we hit the town for lunch and then … Continue reading

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LCA2011: Day 05

OMG how did the conference go so fast?!! :'(

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LCA2011: Day 04

As usual, I’ve had no time to update my blog and so I’ll post more technical stuff later. Meanwhile, here are the pics from day 04 of the conference. As can be expected of LCA, the day starts like any … Continue reading

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LCA2011: Day 03

Very exciting day, lots of interesting talks and I got interviewed for a podcast about PHP – will post the details once it goes live. More pics!

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LCA2011: Day 02

I’m running a little behind on these posts, a lack of free time for anything is one of the unfortunate side effects of a conference as awesome as linux.conf.au. Been a large number of existing interesting talks today, I intend … Continue reading

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