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Defects are not so much a technological problem as a sociological problem.

It's the system for building systems that we should be correcting.

The only unforgivable failure is the failure to learn from past failure.

Tom DeMarco: "Controlling Software Projects - Management Measurement & Estimation"

The lamp of experience... I know of no way of judging the future but by the past.

Patrick Henry

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Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:03:01 GMT
Is Brand Monarchy losing momentum after 68 years?

Will Brand Monarchy outlive Brand Sussex?
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Mon, 20 Jan 2020 04:51:06 GMT
Privacy concerns over facial recognition technology

Artificial intelligence could be a strong tool for security bodies but it would be dangerous in the wrong hands.
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Mon, 20 Jan 2020 04:08:04 GMT
Peter Gutwein replaces Will Hodgman as Tasmanian premier

Tasmania's Liberals have unanimously endorsed treasurer Peter Gutwein to become the state's 46th premier, replacing Will Hodgman.
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Mon, 20 Jan 2020 03:49:01 GMT
Actor played chirpy footman in Upstairs Downstairs

Christopher Beeny landed the role of Edward Barnes in the hugely popular 1970s series.
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Mon, 20 Jan 2020 02:44:01 GMT
A ‘people sort of person’

Joan Dwyer, lawyer, philanthropist, tribunal member, and second chair of the Victorian Equal Opportunity Board, has died after an extended negotiation with cancer.
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Mon, 20 Jan 2020 02:34:04 GMT
Why the sports grants findings are so serious

Trust in government, which should be central to a healthy democracy, is at a historical low in Australia.
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Mon, 20 Jan 2020 02:13:03 GMT
Scientist defied his Xerox boss to invent laser printer

Gary Starkweather took inspiration in a statement reportedly made in 1929 by Albert Einstein: “Imagination is more important than knowledge.”
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Mon, 20 Jan 2020 02:05:01 GMT
Profile of a firefighter arsonist

Thousands of people have volunteered to help fight the bushfires, but a rigorous screening process is vital.
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Sun, 19 Jan 2020 22:14:04 GMT
Fringe benefits: Climate protesters harness huge Perth festival crowds

This summer brings Perth's climate unrest to the boil as protest groups join forces to leverage crowds attracted by one of the world’s biggest fringe festivals.
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Sun, 19 Jan 2020 13:01:00 GMT
Target and superquiz, Monday, January 20

Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target.
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Sun, 19 Jan 2020 13:00:00 GMT
Your government does not want corruption investigated

Bridget McKenzie’s use of grants for local clubs to pork-barrel marginal seats is a clear case of why we need a federal anti-corruption body with teeth, not the weakest watchdog in the country, as proposed.
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Sun, 19 Jan 2020 13:00:00 GMT
Facial reconstruction pioneer Gatliff's influence 'far-reaching'

Betty Pat Gatliff advanced the niche field of facial reconstruction well before the advent of modern forensics or TV shows like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
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Sun, 19 Jan 2020 22:25:03 GMT
For charred towns, post offices deliver a source of hope

As families evacuated and the power went out, the Batemans Bay post office became a makeshift information post for the community.
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Sun, 19 Jan 2020 12:58:00 GMT
The last thing we need is another bushfire royal commission

At the end of a difficult bushfire season, a rehashing of old recommendations only to gather dust on parliamentary shelves is pointless.
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Sun, 19 Jan 2020 12:17:00 GMT
Is all giving really good giving?

There is no denying the current call to action to support those impacted by Australia’s bushfires is not only critical but urgent. But before opening your wallet (digital or otherwise), take the time to carefully consider what you are hoping to achieve.
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Sun, 19 Jan 2020 20:42:01 GMT
'No one would know about my cancer': Doctors shun My Health Records

As Michael Higgins struggled to come to terms with his grim cancer diagnosis, he was shocked to discover that his digital health record had not been updated.
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Sun, 19 Jan 2020 11:22:01 GMT
Australian police using face recognition software as privacy experts issue warning

An Australian developer has developed a facial recognition app that is helping US law enforcement to crack cases.
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Sun, 19 Jan 2020 07:00:00 GMT
The Sydney suburbs with the highest rate of dog attacks

More than 2800 people have reported being attacked by dogs in the past year in NSW, with some Sydney suburbs reporting triple the average rate.
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Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:36:03 GMT
Grandson 'inherited' ancestor's WWI head injuries

"He was disfigured by the gunshot wound and I was born with the same disfigurement. As an engineer I would say it is a coincidence but if I was a mystical person I would say there was something mystical about it," says John Horsey.
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Sat, 18 Jan 2020 17:24:04 GMT
Wiggles take to the stage while Greg Page remains in hospital

After suffering a cardiac arrest on Friday night, performer Greg Page remained in hospital Saturday night, while the other "yellow Wiggle" Emma Watkins took his place in the Wiggles' second Sydney bushfire relief concert.
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