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A fistful of awesome

August 5, 2015 - 20:09 -- Admin

I had a gig up in Maleny last week, about an hour on stage to discuss writing books and magazine articles and columns and so on. I went up with Andrew McMillan, who some of you might remember from the extract of his book about drugs and the music industry. There's a podcast of the evening is available here for anybody who is interested.

Apple Music is complex, opaque, inconsistent and buggy. But I don't hate it

August 4, 2015 - 14:17 -- Admin

I'm feeling left out. Apple Music hasn't deleted any of my songs or albums, and the only duplicates I can find in my library were already there – created by an app called Boom. (It's a great audio app which does something to your sound files to make the crappy little speakers on your laptop, or even your desktop, sound way more awesome. Unfortunately it creates amplified copies of the songs to do this. Hence the duplicates all the way through my library).

RAAF Growlers sneaking in under the radar

August 3, 2015 - 08:41 -- Admin

I didn't realise we'd bought a dozen of these bad boys until I saw reports that the RAAF took delivery of the first one last week. The Australian variant made a few changes based on experience from air operations over Libya. The US had five Growlers in theatre but found that they needed other aircraft to visually confirm targets which the 18Gs had located with their EW pods.

BALLS! Ep 22

August 3, 2015 - 08:11 -- Admin

Is brought to you by The Dave. You can thank me later, after listening to Beeso and the Doc get sweary about the cricket, saying maybe to drugs, and MOAR

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