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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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Sun, 03 Dec 2023 16:30:00 +1100
Billionaire heirs have a how-to-spend-it problem
More than 1000 ageing billionaire entrepreneurs are expected to bequeath $8 trillion to heirs in the coming few decades. But attitudes between the self-made and their successors are very different.
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Sat, 02 Dec 2023 05:45:00 +1100
New Collins Street office tower under development
The Hains family is planning a new 10-level office building behind heritage-listed Portland House, at the Paris end of Collins Street.
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Sat, 02 Dec 2023 05:25:00 +1100
Treat gap years as invaluable, not something to be shunned
During my gap year, I found a confidence in myself I had no idea existed, so let’s not be so quick to judge.
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Sat, 02 Dec 2023 05:00:00 +1100
Bitcoin to bust: World’s biggest Ponzi scheme could cause more heartache for Australians
Thousands of Australians will be under scrutiny as liquidators look to claw back money “won” in the Ponzi scheme that burned more than $2 billion in investment.
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Sat, 02 Dec 2023 05:00:00 +1100
Are you actually good at your job, or are you just lucky?
Rather than looking for superstitions or patterns in your life and career, always consider the possibility you are looking at more randomness than you realise.
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Fri, 01 Dec 2023 17:58:51 +1100
Tech stocks weigh down ASX despite Wall Street gains
The Australian sharemarket closed in negative territory on Friday weighed down by tech stocks, but it pared back some of its earlier falls.  
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Fri, 01 Dec 2023 17:22:21 +1100
NAB boss says rates nearing peak ahead of Reserve Bank decision
National Australia Bank chief executive Ross McEwan said rate hikes were slowing the economy as intended but that there could be one more next year.
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Fri, 01 Dec 2023 15:45:47 +1100
Smiggle, Peter Alexander billionaire owner Solly Lew urges ‘tax cuts for the working class’
Premier Investments’ chairman Solomon Lew called for federal assistance for consumers, as he notched record sales during Black Friday and lifted earnings expectations.
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Fri, 01 Dec 2023 15:30:00 +1100
The companies making the office a little more cavood-adorable
Leaving the pampered pooch at home with post-COVID-19 separation anxiety has become one of the stumbling blocks to getting people back to the office.
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Fri, 01 Dec 2023 13:40:54 +1100
Elon Musk launches Tesla’s Cybertruck in a blaze of glory. But does anyone want it?
As usual, Elon Musk has made a big splash with a new product. Now the big question is whether it will sell.
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Fri, 01 Dec 2023 12:35:00 +1100
The West needs to do more to slow down Putin
There is a real danger that a fickle and distracted West will let Vladimir Putin get away with his conquests in Ukraine.
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Fri, 01 Dec 2023 11:30:00 +1100
White-collar workers face hiring cliff as rate rises bite
The post-pandemic jobs boom for white-collar workers is coming to an abrupt halt, with softer employment conditions in finance, consulting and technology.
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Fri, 01 Dec 2023 07:27:11 +1100
Gambling stocks’ 300 per cent surge is a dilemma for super funds
Gambling, with its proven links to social harms, may become a tougher investment to justify to the millions of workers who put their money in Australia’s $3.5 trillion superannuation system.
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Fri, 01 Dec 2023 05:05:00 +1100
My new boss terrifies me. What can I do?
It’s often said that with great power comes great responsibility. Perhaps it’s time for your boss to take some?
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Fri, 01 Dec 2023 05:03:00 +1100
Meet the person in charge of your organ donation
Being an organ donation coordinator is challenging work, but Jess Buzzini says she finds her job very rewarding.
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Fri, 01 Dec 2023 05:00:00 +1100
The 40-year-old change that has made the Reserve Bank’s job easier
Soon after landing in the top-seat of Australian politics in 1983, Bob Hawke floated the Australian dollar. Here’s how it shaped our inflation battle.
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Fri, 01 Dec 2023 05:00:00 +1100
Three things your boss wants you to stop doing at work
Figuring out what your boss wants can be a challenge, so it’s often easier to start by working out what they don’t want.
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Fri, 01 Dec 2023 00:05:00 +1100
Bruce Lehrmann’s landlords and the economics of chequebook journalism
The deal between the Seven Network and Bruce Lehrmann, which included the network paying a year’s rent, is the latest chapter in the questionable practice of chequebook journalism.
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Thu, 30 Nov 2023 19:24:54 +1100
Airfare pressure: Watchdog to consider rise in air traffic control fees
Airservices Australia – the government-owned body that oversees air navigation in Australia – wants to increase its fees for the first time since 2015, which could push up airfares.
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Thu, 30 Nov 2023 17:57:26 +1100
ASX stages late rally as industrials advance; Origin Energy declines
After a mixed session, the Australian sharemarket closed 0.5 per cent higher as all sectors except energy and utilities companies advanced.
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