Tagged: rant

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Concern trolling 101

I’ve thus far avoided commenting beyond a small amount of twitter snark about the woes of Catalyst – once regarded as the ABC’s flagship science program, but today I really feel like I have...

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We are all terrible

You’ve probably heard that the word “doctor” comes from the Latin docere – “to teach”.  The original Hippocratic Oath talked about teaching the art: I will reverence my master who taught me the art. Equally...

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Law of Unintended Consequences

You’ve probably all heard of the Law of Unintended Consequences.  It even has a page on Wikipedia. In short, it says that things that you do may have results that you did not intend. ...

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Professor Timestamp and the doctor

Before starting here, read this excellent article about NBN “analysis” from Renai LeMai over at Delimiter. I’d had a bit of a row about this article with sortius (twitter) yesterday.  The article itself was...

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Nick Ross does it again

See my previous posts on this subject here, here and here. First, my standard disclaimer:  I am in favour of the NBN and rather despair that Malcolm Turnbull – who really should know better continues...

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Follicular Flood Furphies

Brisbane is flooded again, although thankfully not as badly as in 2011.  It is always worth a shout-out to the awesome work our emergency services to – particularly the volunteers in the State Emergency...

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Telemedicine Redux

There’s another article over at ABC Tech about the NBN.  Hats off to Nick Ross for another huge and heavily-referenced article on the NBN. Despite reading my previous posts at least well enough to...

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Telemedicine (part the second)

So Nick Ross from ABC Tech  disagrees with my opinion in the last post.  No problems, I’m happy to stand by my position.  My “continue to spout crap” reference comes from the fact that...

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The Great Breastscreen Unhinging

So, it seems that Breastscreen Queensland is on its way out as part of the Queensland LNP’s hospital reform agenda. Twitter was not impressed. I posted a couple of messages into the #breastscreen tag...