Reader is dead, long live ?

  Google Reader dies tomorrow. The king is dead, long live the pretenders   TidBits – The state of Google Reader ReplacementsThe Feed Reader Reviews: FeedlThe Feed Reader Reviews: FeedbinThe Feed Reader Reviews: Newsblur   iOS Readers, Google Reader: Alternative RSS solutions for Mac and iOS users

Fire in the East

  Just started reading fiction again. This time Hary Sidebottom’s Warror of Rome.  I am learning more then I need to know about Roman military siege tactics …. love it. Should have it finished tomorrow, then only four more to go. From his website: The Warrior of Rome novels are set during the great crisis […]


  I have enrolled into an introductory statistics course from the University of Toronto Statistics: Making Sense of Data  I am into the second week of it and have learnt the value of that old adage … “if it wasn’t for the last minute” In addition to stats, the course gets you to use R to apply […]

ScanSnap S1300i

Just received my ScanSnap S1300i today.  It took ten days for the order to reach me from Amazon USA. Not too bad! As I mentioned before at Officeworks the same scanner cost AUD$400, with postage from Amazon it only cost me $280! I am very happy with the scanner. The one downside is the software […]