Archive for July, 2015

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Computers and the ATO

The Australian Taxation Office appear to have little idea of what they are doing when it comes to computers and the internet. There are constantly new issues arising as they don’t think out things properly before implementing. One of the latest issues is their lack of capacity planning with regard to the new version of […]
Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Y2K

I have just been reading yet another article that mentions Y2K as an example of a wrong assumption. In fact those who advised of the potential disaster that was called Y2K were 100% right in their assumption that it could be an absolute disaster. Because it would have been such a disaster those companies with […]
Friday, July 10th, 2015

No Stopping

Judging from the number of cars I see parked near these signs, a lot of people don’t appear to know what the different parking signs actually mean. No Stopping means that you are not allowed to stop even to let someone out of the car or pick someone up. No Standing means you can stop […]
Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

More than one Octopus

An item in today’s paper made reference to ‘octopi’ being incorrect (presumably if you add an ‘e’ to the end you get an eight sided pie). It then went on to incorrectly suggest that octopusses was correct (presumably a short way of saying ‘eight cats’). When one octopus gets together with another octopus you of […]