It was fun being there! At all those concerts where people I knew played. I just played their records and took photos.
Thanks Russell, I am glad I managed to hang on to the negatives that long, through moving continents and the dynamics of life until I ended up with a negative scanner.
I wonder if this other photographer still has some. Thats me on the right, Mr Sweeney in the center. And yes, what is he wearing?
I was inspired by poring over NME in my youth maybe. Anton Corbijn etc.
I agree with Nats negative reaction to the online voting auditability, there is also the issue of authentication of people and coercion, but now we need to be looking further back too, at the way populations are being manipulated by the Palantirs, Cambridge Analyticas, and Iota Globals of the world.
Maybe we can’t trust ourselves any more.
I see that for some reason David Farrar and Jordan Williams are reheating this.
Does this mean that there is something elsewhere to notice?
Fine infomercial here for a product that could help monitoring the Mayor, and any guests.
The TU should stump up the funds.
Running the country, I have often thought it should be done like jury service. You get to do it at most once, are well compensated, and do the best you can.
With 120 or so "jurors" extremes should get contained.
Those who seem to want the job often seem to be those I least want doing it.
That Hide-blackmail story is the bit that stands out as revealing “OK, some of this stuff is just plain made-up”.
Or does it say something about the people discussing the idea, their world view, and morals.
The register has some sage and tongue in cheek, but true, information here.
I would just like to encourage people to have their say about the MMP reviews proposals.
See http://pundit.co.nz/content/is-someone-trying-to-game-the-mmp-review for some reasons why.
There is a podcast of Paul Krugman here http://richmedia.lse.ac.uk/publicLecturesAndEvents/20120529_1830_endThisDepressionNow.mp3 (41MB) along with many others of interest available at the LSE here