Facts that few people know.

In the true tradition of the Internet you should send these facts to everyone you know so that these facts become more widely known. Cold water boils quicker than warm water and a saucepan of solid ice boils quickest. Cardinal Ratzinger (now Pope Benedict XVI) once won a karaoke competition…

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Skype hype and FUD

I recently started a job where I encourage doctors, aged care facilities and Aboriginal Medical Services to take up telehealth. For the purposes of the job, telehealth is simply a video conference between a patient and a specialist. This saves them having to travel long distances to get treatment and…

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Comedy by Numbers

I was looking forward to “An Evening with John Cleese” and seeing  the creator of some of the great Monty Python sketches, Fawlty Towers and A Fish called Wanda. The evening started with a rant about how this tour was basically to make money to pay alimony. $14M down and…

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The year begins

It is the first day of the working year for me and I am sitting in a morgue. Not literally. I am on the train, but I have never heard it so silent. No one is talking or even making a sound apart from the occasional cough. The sound of…

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