One Laptop Per Child Solve's Africa's Farmville...
SENIOR TECHNOLOGY WRITER, JAZZ TWEMLOW, EXPLORES THE SUCCESS OF THE OLPC. The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) charity scheme has recently been praised for being so terrible that the children who receive the laptops no longer feel bad about their life situation as they have realised that being rich obviously causes the kind of utter stupidity that led to the scheme in the first place. The unwitting...
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Headline: There’s always One isn’t there?
Chief Music Correspondant Danny Yau claims he’s not a girl by not defending One Direction. One Direction are in town, and gee isn’t it all very interesting. No, no please, don’t go. Stay. There will be some funny bits. I promise. Disclaimers before I begin. One. I’m not a girl. I have listened to Tapestry many times, and that’s my primary insight into the feminine psyche. So I might be...
Profit of Network Ten is down 70%… They shouldn’t take The Biggest...– A Rational Fear
textsfromhillary: A submission from Secretary Hillary Clinton. Original image by Diana Walker for Time.
McDONALD’S GETS RE-COMMISSIONED
The Chaser’s Chris Taylor imagines the email exchange between Maccas and Channel Seven in getting Series Two of their “documentary” series on the air. From: Catriona Noble, CEO McDonald’s AustraliaTo: Brad Lyons, Head of Production, Seven Network CC: Steve Liebmann Subject: New format ideas Brad, We’re still getting great feedback about the McDonald’s Gets Grilled special the...
The Rules of TV in Australia, 2012 →
elmokeep: Fun working on this piece in the Green Guide.
A RATIONAL FEAR LIVE 2.0
CLICK FOR: FACEBOOK EVENT “A Rational Fear LIVE” is back for a second helping of satirical comedy and muckraking. Live on stage at the FBi Social and live on FBi radio Join Hungry Beast’s Dan Ilic and Lewis Hobba, with DJ Tom Loud and Sydney’s best comedians including Scott Abbot (Political Asylum), Veronica Milsom (Triple J, TAYG), Mark Humphries (Raw Comedy), David...
9 Monorail Facts You Didn't know.
Humorist, Writer and multiple Logies attendee Virginia Gay shares some unknown facts about Sydney’s metal snake. Like the Loch Ness Monster, I have heard tell of the mythical ‘Monorail’, snaking through the city at night, slithering between tall buildings like some crack-headed-metal-cased Batman villain, tormenting tourists with it’s complete inability to get you anywhere useful. I even...