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Did Netflix kill the NBN, What regulations should we put on Artificial Intelligence – Vertical Hold Episode 236

Is Netflix to blame for the NBN’s speed woes? With AI running so many features of our lives, what should we look for when it comes to regulation? All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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3 Credit Challenge: Ms. Pac-Man Atari 2600 PAL World Record Attempt

Can I become the best in the world at Ms. Pac-Man with minimal preparation?

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The Goodies: The Movie heads to Indiegogo, but in an unusual way

I’m a huge Goodies fan… but I’m a little concerned.

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The one in which I end up with a new… errm… old console.

This is now an old, old story — it happened back in 2008! — but I’m republishing it as I’ve still got said console, and…

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NBN ponders Netflix tax, should teens be banned from social media? – Vertical Hold Episode 235

The “Netflix Tax” for the NBN emerges, and we ponder the tricky question of teenage use of social media in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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Opinion: Mad Magazine set to close (but that’s not a shock)

The reported death of Mad Magazine is sad — but not exactly surprising.

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Posted in Humour

How much does an inflatable tube man cost?

Because sometimes my brain wonders the strangest things…

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Social Media and Teenagers: The good, the bad and the ugly

There are no easy answers when it comes to social media and teenagers, but blocking and absolute monitoring are rarely going to be the best approach.

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Opinion: How long will convenience trump permanence for digital media?

Most people are happy to rent their entertainment — even for movies, books or music that they figure they’re buying.

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3 Credit Challenge: Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting (SNES)

Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting gets the 3 Credit Challenge treatment. But who should I play as?

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