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How to tether Android to Mac OS High Sierra

It is possible to use an Android handset in USB tethered mode with a Mac running High Sierra, although there are a few hoops to…

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Reflections on two decades of tech writing

I’ve been doing this writing thing for two decades now. Two DECADES. Sometimes it feels like more. Twenty years ago this week, a bright-eyed, enthusiastic…

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Abuse, the media, and one very simple thing to do

The issues surrounding Harvey Weinstein case have me thinking about the broader issues it relates to, and not in a happy way.

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Why I'll be voting yes in the marriage equality plebiscite (even though it's a farce)

Barring any high court moves, marriage equality will head to a postal plebiscite very shortly. It’s a mean, nasty deliberately damaging move on the LNP’s…

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Short story: The Wall

Time, I think, for a little more creative writing. Because it’s what I do, or something.

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Marriage Equality Plebiscite: A stupid waste of time, money and lives

I’m genuinely befuddled by the Federal Government’s plan to hold a plebiscite around the issue of marriage equality. It’s a waste of money in every…

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Short story: The Blue Petunias

A story about waiting, and cold, and above all, blue petunias.

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Pressure

Of late, I’ve been feeling under increasing amounts of pressure. The stupid thing is, most of it is coming directly from one person. Me.

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Journalism moves on (but you're always learning)

Over the weekend, I disposed of an awful lot of my writing history. It hurt, but you always have to keep moving and learning.

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Which Prince Album should I buy?

A friend of mine just asked me this exact question, and it got my brain buzzing. If you didn’t have much (or any) Prince, which album or albums should you buy?

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