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Watch your step

Hey, everyone, it will be fun, like doing a jigsaw puzzle together!

Flashback Friday: Too smart for its own good

Things didn’t happen in the right order there.

Report meets abrupt end

But what was the guy planning to do with all those ‘reports’?

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Tax and finance execs show interest in blockchain, but see hurdles to adoption

Blockchain has the potential to eliminate routine tasks for finance and tax teams, but most back-office executives aren't even considering the technology, according to a KPMG survey.

Memory-Lane Monday: Oops!

Location, location, location.

Throwback Thursday: Cold comfort

Brrrracing!

Electrifying

A little can be a lot.

Flashback Friday: Power play

The painful road to get what you need.

code, security

How Link Digital left web development behind to drive data growth

Making its mark as a Canberra-based web development company in 2001, Link Digital began moving towards open data services about five years ago, based on CKAN, Drupal and Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Throwback Thursday: Safety first

A not-so-good idea.

How do you say ‘zapped’ in French?

Cabling job is a hair-raising experience.

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Blockchain vs. a database: What's the difference?

Blockchain has been accused by detractors as nothing more than a more complicated and expensive database. While both technologies offer data storage and management, blockchain has one unique feature a database will never replicate.

Flashback Friday: A little TOO efficient

A moving story from back in the day.

And that, kids, is how you boot a system

Sometimes you just need to do a little percussive maintenance.

Not-so-Big Gulp

It’s not raining now, therefore it won’t rain in the future.

Flashback Friday: That’s unusual?

It’s a heat wave, but just in the server room.

How he spent his day off

Just before a holiday, this IT support guy calls a remote office to have a pair of tapes changed. But it's not the usual person who does it -- and not the usual result.

Apple CEO Tim Cook

'We need new privacy laws,' urges Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook is urging government regulation to regulate shady data brokers and to protect user privacy.

Where's the fire?

This data center has a high-end mainframe, Halon to protect it from fire and an operator who never smokes in the computer room. So which one brings the firefighters?

Not that I ever doubted you...

This government office has two mainframes side by side in its computer room -- and a big problem that only shows up when a computer operator happens to reach out to them.

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