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Turns out 'Phuc Dat Bich', who was banned from Facebook, isn't real

It turns out that ‘Phuc Dat Bich’, the man who claimed Facebook kept closing his account, isn’t really called ‘Phuc Dat Bich’.

In fact, the whole thing was a hoax. 209 more words


Learn to paint

Speaking of stumbling upon street art in Adelaide, I found this on youtube! (whilst googling for the artists that painted those wonderful pieces).

It is a time lapse of Nils Westergard painting one of the street art photos I posted yesterday. 60 more words


Parallel importation and Australian book publishing: here we go again

Peter Donoughue, University of Melbourne

You may have seen news, or read commentary on Twitter and Facebook, about the likely repeal of “parallel importation restrictions” and what that means for publishers, writers and readers in Australia. 1,359 more words


Cheaper books are on the way, but IP policy still favours big business

Bruce Baer Arnold, University of Canberra

Cheaper content, but not just yet. That’s the message in the federal government’s response to the parallel import recommendations by the Harper Review on competition policy. 762 more words


The Greens' plan for 90% renewables by 2030 sounds hard, but it stacks up

Andrew Blakers, Australian National University

The Australian Greens this weekend announced a target of 90% renewable electricity by 2030 – pledging to go further than Labor, which has already backed a… 894 more words


Commonwealth to pay back $80 million

Commonwealth Bank of Australia will refund $80 million after failing to give interest rate discounts, fee waivers and other benefits to customers of its Wealth Package. 162 more words


Hello gentle readers.  It has been several weeks since I have posted to this blog but Alice’s Wanderland is truly living up to its name this week. 254 more words