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16 year old Apple Cinema Display in 2020 – (Thank you Covid-19)

Thank you COVID-19 for the motivation and time to get my awesome, old, contraption working. – In the words of some great, ancient philospher “I tinker therefore I am”. After many moons of trying – I finally managed to ‘frankenstein’ … Continue reading

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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 youtube.com/mseyfang. And an album of one hundred and seventeen photos from flickr.com/mikeblogs. 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 powerBI.com 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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One Million views of my Flickr images

Back in November last year, my total Flickr photo views passed the magic one million mark! //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Fang – Mike Seyfang

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Twenty Fifteen – the year I lost my voice

2015 was a quiet year for me out in social media land. Gone were the days when geeks with RSS aggregators could be more popular than jocks with media teams. Social media had become mainstream and the noise from the … Continue reading

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