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Cultivating Hope

Hope is the substance of dreams yet to be completed (Hebrews 11:1). I can hold onto the promise as if it were already present, because it’s already mine (Mark 11:24). 609 more words

God's Passion

Security Engineering: What Works?

Last week I had the opportunity to attend a joint US National Academy of Sciences and UK Royal Society event on cyber-security in Washington DC. One of the speakers, a true expert that I respect very much, described how they envision building (more) secure systems, and others in the audience provided their opinion ( 2,674 more words


Christmas knowledge

Since it is Christmas, and I’ll be taking a break (like many), I thought I’d share a few thoughts about how what we’ve learnt so far applies to this ancient festival. 530 more words


Using evidence in practice

Are you interested in using evidence to design and improve services?

If so, the following event is for you:

Using Evidence in Practice
Tuesday 10th March 2015… 143 more words


Feminism and equality

I’m all for equality. As Trivium declares, rather strongly:

Equality for every race, sex, sexuality,
And every choice to live our lives,
And to you bigot cretin, ignoramus,

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Biological Models of Depression and Criminal Culpubility

Mood disorders such as depression cannot be used to claim an ‘insanity defence’  or to otherwise reduce criminal culpability in most Western countries, including Australia… 409 more words


The 'CSI Effect' in Australia

The ‘CSI effect’ is a (largely unsupported) concern first raised by prosecutors and media commentators in the United States in the early 2000s, which claims that unrealistic portrayals of forensic science on crime television shows may be having a measurable effect on the decision-making of jurors, in particular, jury acquittals. 331 more words