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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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Sat, 10 Apr 2021 05:00:00 +1000
‘Rockstar banker’ Grounds to join rapidly rising Barrenjoey Capital
The investment banking world’s worst-kept secret will be confirmed early next week when former UBS boss Matthew Grounds joins Barrenjoey Capital Partners as co-executive chairman.
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Sat, 10 Apr 2021 05:00:00 +1000
China’s dilemma: Growing old before it becomes rich and powerful
It faces a multitrillion-dollar bill or an overhaul of its fertility and retirement systems.
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Sat, 10 Apr 2021 05:00:00 +1000
For Twitch founder, it was game on when Amazon’s Bezos came knocking
Justin Kan has the distinction of signing perhaps the most archetypal Silicon Valley deal ever - with Jeff Bezos’ technology behemoth Amazon.
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Sat, 10 Apr 2021 05:00:00 +1000
Pot luck: Australia’s $2 billion cannabis stock sector on a high
Over the past five years, the combined market caps of cannabis firms have passed the billion-dollar mark - but those in the industry say patience is needed before the cash can flow.
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Sat, 10 Apr 2021 01:03:00 +1000
Facebook axes 16,000 accounts for trading fake reviews
Social media company Facebook Inc suspended 16,000 accounts for selling or buying fake reviews of products and services on its platforms.
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Sat, 10 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +1000
European Bier Cafe: Trophy pub looking for a trophy price
The owners of the European Bier Cafe in the CBD are selling up and expecting a big price for their prime eastern precinct location and Australian Venue Co lease.
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Sat, 10 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +1000
Hotel operators defy market jitters with new openings
The industry is preparing for a rise in demand from domestic tourism and the introduction of new international travel bubbles.
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Sat, 10 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +1000
Have a successful career without the self-help mumbo jumbo
Career decision-making is simple if you follow these basic steps.
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Sat, 10 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +1000
Dulwich Hill pint-sized studio apartments get top honour
If you are curious about what was honoured as the best multi-residential architecture in Australia, they were certainly not house-sized palatial ‘sky homes’.
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Fri, 09 Apr 2021 20:30:00 +1000
‘Never again’: Rio Tinto chair to oversee reforms before exit
Rio Tinto’s chairman has vowed to use his remaining time at the top miner overseeing the roll-out of reforms to prevent another Juukan Gorge disaster.
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Fri, 09 Apr 2021 17:19:13 +1000
The fight for women’s safety and rights must lead to real change
Recent publicity on sexual harassment, rape and violence against women has focused minds but it must be followed by major legislative changes.
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Fri, 09 Apr 2021 16:37:24 +1000
‘Not infinite’: CSL unable to quickly flick switch on vaccine plans
CSL will face little financial fallout from the government’s revised COVID rollout strategy, but the situation has confirmed the manufacturer can’t do it all.
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Fri, 09 Apr 2021 12:10:20 +1000
Chinese owner’s ‘catastrophic failure’ drives Australia’s biggest dairy farm into the ground
Australia’s largest and oldest dairy farm has been hit with claims of animal welfare abuse and overstocking of cattle leading to effluent overflow that is damaging waterways.
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Fri, 09 Apr 2021 12:04:16 +1000
RBA warns against ‘over-exuberance’ as house prices rise
The Reserve Bank has warned that a debt-fuelled surge in house prices could leave households more exposed to financial shocks.
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Fri, 09 Apr 2021 12:02:20 +1000
Project Liberty: Inside Epic’s secret war with Apple over Fortnite
Court filings reveal the two-year masterplan that led Epic Games into a global legal battle with Apple.
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Fri, 09 Apr 2021 10:28:32 +1000
Ballooning global debts need to be restructured before it is too late
The world is in a monstrous fiscal bind. Countries can either keep spending beyond their means to repair the economic damage left by COVID-19; or they can try to bring their ballooning debts under control.
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Fri, 09 Apr 2021 09:26:42 +1000
New texts reveal former British PM David Cameron’s Greensill dealings
The Anglo-Australian group’s collapse has embroiled some of the British Conservative party’s biggest identities after it was revealed the former prime minister used his political connections to seek help for the firm.
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Fri, 09 Apr 2021 09:00:00 +1000
Eliminate the risks of calling out bad behaviour
When women are being treated poorly at work it can feel risky calling out bad behaviour if the perpetrator is in a position of power.
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Fri, 09 Apr 2021 08:32:46 +1000
As it happened: Vaccine blues take edge off barnstorming ASX
The ASX 200 slipped 0.1% on Friday to edge away from a 13-month high. The index still had its best week in nine, adding 2.4% across the four sessions.
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Fri, 09 Apr 2021 07:50:03 +1000
AstraZeneca chief under fire for staying in Australia during vaccine setback
Pascal Soriot must do more to defend the pharma giant’s COVID-19 vaccine amid questions about its safety, and his decision to be in Australia with his family does “not give the right signal or message”, investors say.
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