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Random Post: My Ankle MRI Scan (with Images)

This week, regular random post service has been suspended for something all-the-more exciting. On Sunday this week, I managed to get an MRI for my ankle through Advanced Imaging Westmead at Westmead Private Hospital. The service was rendered through referral, … Continue reading

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Random Post: Ankle, Aldi Mobile “Unlimited”, Xmas Post, Device Updates, Pennytel, etc.

Hello guys! I’m back, but unfortunately, my body isn’t. I’ve spent a bit of time, in bits, collecting some thoughts which I should have posted about but haven’t had the motivation or time. Hopefully that keeps my readers a little … Continue reading

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Random: Arrgh, my ankle! Energy Monitor Fun – tracing “vampire loads”

Another week goes by, and strangely, my ankle is still busted. As a result, life has been about being content with being bedridden most of the time and trying my best not to walk at all, in order to avoid … Continue reading

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Mixed Post: Solitary Confinement, WD RMA, Tablets, BluRay, APs, etc.

It’s been weeks since I last posted. Silences like these are very much depressing, both for myself and my visitors (I assume). Blogging is like a therapy – it’s a way of letting people know you’re still around, and giving … Continue reading

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Random Post: Rail Stuff, Win 8.1 Upgrade, Bushfires, Scanning NSW-GRN

The PhD has kept me busy all week, but that’s no reason for me not to blog. The random post comes a bit earlier this week – it’s been a bit of a bumper week already with some rail changes, … Continue reading

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/dev/random: Trains, Aus Post, Sick Seagate, and other amusing thoughts

Well, that was quick. Another week is over, and chances to blog have been slim. I’ve been keeping myself busy with my now very-involved PhD project, but in-between, I’m also doing a little spring cleaning around here. I’m just sitting … Continue reading

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rand(): Happy Long-Weekend! Syd Trains stuff, FB Ad, Wonky WD, Carrier Locking

Well, thanks to Labour day, I’m enjoying a long weekend (and so is most of Australia). It’s also been a pretty action-packed weekend with the Fleet Review, Footy Grand Final and a  concert of some sort (meh). I didn’t partake … Continue reading

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Weekend Assorted: Photowalk, Sydney Trains Rebranding, Opal, etc.

Hello readers! Long time no blog. Lets start off with a bit of an assorted post with just a few random things. CNET Photowalk Last week, I only had the time to churn out a post about my photowalk day … Continue reading

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Weekend “Box of Chocolates” Post: Parraconnect Wi-Fi, Android 4.3, Transport stuff

It’s been a busy week of work – there hasn’t been much time to blog. Well, except for today where I am able to “unload” a pile of posts that have been waiting for me to write about. Parraconnect Wi-Fi … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: Still no ADSL2+, More Southern Star “Adventures”

It seems like it’s been quite a while since I’ve been able to write. Things have been getting very busy with the PhD – we’re finally turning in some results, although not necessarily the ones we have been looking for. … Continue reading

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An Update on the Situation at Home

While I have a little time to post, I thought I’d just update on the situation at home (and I suppose, in my mind) at present. ADSL2+ Internet It’s now day 13. The line is still dead as a doornail. … Continue reading

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Site Update: Reachability Problems

It has been bought to my attention by a few visitors that they seem to be having trouble visiting my website. While I know that the Ziphosting SQL server goes down from time to time resulting in 500 Internal Server … Continue reading

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More Trouble at Home: Roof Leaks

For a tech blog, it’s been a little bit random as of late. Unfortunately, trouble often comes all at once. After the root was excavated and the pipe was repaired – that wasn’t the end of the story just yet. … Continue reading

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Pipe Excavation – Offending Tree Root Found!

The sewage backflow event proved to be a rather troublesome issue – it’s nice that the strata has been able to get quotes and approved for Megacorp and Platinum Hot Water and Plumbing to survey and repair the pipe. It … Continue reading

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Site Update: Sewage Flooding, CeBIT Australia, Vivid Sydney, etc.

I suppose some of my followers may have noticed that posts have been somewhat thin on the ground recently, and that is definitely true. Recent developments with my PhD have meant a lot of time being taken up by it … Continue reading

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Site Update: Happy Birthday to Me!

Happy Birthday to Me! Gee time flies – I’m now 24 … I can’t really believe it. Happy birthday to me! But then again, today will be a regular day – another day at uni. Anyway – it’s about time … Continue reading

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Site Update: Redirection from gough.ath.cx taken offline

Just a quick note to say that the gough.ath.cx URL is now no longer active, and redirection has now ceased. Hopefully with the power of Google, people will be able to find their way to the new address – i.e. … Continue reading

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Site Update: Incorporated content from my travel blog

In order to make it easier for me to administer and maintain my content, I’ve now moved the content from my travel blog (detailing my trip to Hong Kong and China early 2012) at http://goughlui.wordpress.com to this blog. Most of … Continue reading

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Site Update: Tagging, Trackbacks, Related Posts

Finally, I’ve gotten around to tagging posts with tags – should have done it from the start just so I can enable Related Posts plugin at the bottom of each post (when viewed individually). This way, it makes it easier … Continue reading

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Welcome to the New Site

Today marks the launch of my “new site” – this one not served by Raspberry Pi. My old site at gough.ath.cx was served by my Raspberry Pi, running apache2, php5 and mySQL. But over time, the site grew beyond the … Continue reading

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Site Update: Unscheduled Downtime

Apologies for the unannounced downtime earlier today. As the traffic to this blog has increased (along with web-spider activity from Google, Bing and Yandex), the Raspberry Pi (and my ADSL2+ connection) is starting to see difficulties in keeping up with … Continue reading

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Youtube Rewind 2012 Australia – Easter Eggs!

A friend of mine referred me to this video last night: While watching it, on the last frame, I noticed this icon in the top right corner … … it’s an Easter Egg! Buried in the video above, there are … Continue reading

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Special Event: 12/12/12 12:12:12pm

Well, I guess the internet is blowing up with 12/12/12 12:12:12pm stories. Here’s mine – I was at home, preparing to go to uni – putting on my shoes. Around that time, my mySQL server on my RPi crashed, my … Continue reading

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RS Components – they just can’t get it right!

Okay, so when I started this blog, I was pretty irate at RS. They took forever with the Pi, and when it came, it was dead and needed to be baked. While that has improved things, I’m not yet convinced … Continue reading

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Tech Flashback: Kaypro Keyboard – It’s still alive!

After writing my last post about my efforts to bring the Kaypro (donated to me) back to life – one thing still nagged me. Why was the keyboard dead? Was it really dead? It didn’t look dead … Seeing that … Continue reading

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Site Update: Open for Search Engine Crawling and Stats Gathering

Well, it’s been a little bit since I started this blog, and I guess for the benefit of all, I have decided to make this site fully public. As a result, it is now open for search engines to crawl, … Continue reading

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