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Tasmania 2017 – Open thermal and Stanley Slope fest

Hey Rick, Here is a playlist of seventeen videos from our trip to tassie from And an album of one hundred and seventeen photos from Enjoy   Fang – Mike Seyfang

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Bot chat #1

Piss poor productions presents – somewhat annoying chatbot transcripts. #1 Trying to get assistance with online checkin and seat allocation: Thank you Close Info at 17:21, Jul 21: Thank you for choosing to chat with us. An agent will be … Continue reading

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Grandma’s old Kindle

Granny was given a Kindle as a gift. Never did create an amazon account or get it registered. I inherited it, that was fun (not). Looks like a Kindle 5th Generation running v4.1.0 software. Connects to WiFi but cannot *reach … Continue reading

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HowTo: save FaceBook comments to excel using PowerBI

Ever wanted to save a bunch of FaceBook comments? Looking for a better way to find old posts that get buried in the timeline? Turns out that Microsoft PowerBI desktop (free download) and Excel (with PowerQuery COM Add-in) can help. The Short … Continue reading

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Well, well, well

Guess who’s been playing ‘Citizen Analyst’ with Microsoft PowerBI and open data from the Government of South Australia? How is this done? -> to share a powerBI report/visualisation to the web Fire up in web browser and login, find your … Continue reading

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Freight trains of disruptive innovation

Ha – just stumbled upon this old (2012) DRAFT post. Guess I should add a ‘Government’ section! An attempt to characterise that light at the end of the tunnel so I can jump out of it’s way. Just in time. … Continue reading

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