New Zealand images to use as wallpapers

I read about KDE’s wallpaper competition and got quite excited, not that I think any of mine would win but what did I have? How about a collection of images from a New Zealand KDE user? So here they are, in geographical order. Possible Wallpapers The first two images weren’t taken by me but instead […]

Smokers Party

I don’t know what it is like in other parts of the world but in New Zealand smokers are getting shafted by constant price rises that are supposed to stop people smoking. For instance the Ministry of Health says “About 600,000 adults (15.7%) were current smokers, down from 20.1% in 2006/07.” which pretty much means […]

Make a submission on the Privacy Bill

There are many people who are amazed at all the controversy surrounding privacy at the moment. The European Union, Facebook, Google and Cambridge Analytica are in the news almost constantly and many people just don’t seem to care or refuse to consider how it effects them, especially in New Zealand. It might just be an […]

Freedom of Social and Political Activities

The effect of online tracking largely results in a chilling effect on peoples behavior in social and political activities. A brief search of a persons Facebook can cause an obvious and marked change as to how that person is viewed as an employee. But so can signing up to, or visiting, a website. The New […]