To pass these on, I did some stats on OIA requests. Bear in mind that the numbers fyi.org.nz sees are a small fraction of total OIAs, and that the categorisation relies on the users.
This is a rolling six month outstanding count/median time/average time: https://gist.github.com/wombleton/9477e88cc0a3de0236ab
Note that the "outstanding" count is for outstanding *now* — so, yes, there are outstanding OIA requests from 2012.
If you have an appetite for wrestling with data here's the raw output up until 1 Oct 2014: https://gist.githubusercontent.com/wombleton/934dde2686b7a432dc52/raw/0bbff139cecffa02f947cbcca1b4703ab45070df/output.json My understanding is that Hayden Glass is going to have a go, but the more the merrier.
On my "do one day, assuming $ & time" list is to put some visibility in front of Ombudsman complaints, assuming that no such official system will be forthcoming.
The Bugle addressed the IPCC report, and I believe summarised the response from world leaders accurately. From 6:45. Contains language, obviously, because it's The Bugle.
Will give this a try Russell, start saving your pennies...
Doh! I asked on the twitters but I didn't see this here at the time.
Rowan Crawford has done it and stories are flowing into my Dropbox as we speak. Hurrah!
Sorry about the "fish can't see water" problem with getting the script to you, ahem.
Apart from anything else, the young, white, male killers Danielle was talking about weren't generally aggressive, testosterone types.
What made the most impression to me in the data on school shootings pdf was how many times smart/picked-on/called-gay came up in various combinations.
I hesitate to point at US schools being toxic as a reason, but "it gets better" comes to mind.
Oh! Honourable mention for the decade has to go to fuckeulogy as well.
For the decade?
I wondered if it was too much of a gimme!
"100% Pure," quotation marks included.
And a nod to the Hekia Parata and the Gunning-Fog Index with "AAARRGGGGGH!"
An OIA request has been made to follow up on fyi.org.nz: "Development and Testing of Kiosk Solution".
At the time it happened I recall reading that European drivers are taught to open their door with the opposite hand, so their bodies are turned a bit to better see behind them: http://bikenewportbeach.org/look-before-opening-your-car-door/
Is that being done here? If not, let's get it done.