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March 15, 2010

Snrkl: Snorkelling Traveller

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , — toobstar @ 8:33 pm

I’m going to do make a shameless plug for a website I’ve been putting together for the last couple of weeks.  As a keen snorkeller I’ve noticed there are surprisingly few snorkelling focussed websites out there.   Hopefully… www.snrkl.com will go some way to plugging this gap.  The idea with it is to bring travel tips and guides, reviews, and other helpful information together in one place.  I know there’s a lot of people out there who have an interest in this stuff so we’ll see how we go in engaging with them.  At the very least I should be able to fulfill my own needs here.  : )  Here’s one of the first posts on my recent trip to New Caledonia.  New Caledonia is only 2.5 hours flights away from Sydney, has no time difference during DST and if you’re very lucky there are cheap flights available.  Normally though it is pretty pricey with a very French dominated economy and a correspondingly French language barrier.  It is a spectacular place though and needless to say the snorkeling is amazing.

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April 26, 2007

Bicycle lift

Filed under: Uncategorized — toobstar @ 6:19 am

I need one of these for my commute to work up Bronte hill.   Not sure where they found that pic of me though…

January 16, 2007

The periodic table of visualisation methods

Filed under: engineers, Uncategorized — toobstar @ 10:25 pm

I was reading an article recently about the guy who invented those really small stock price trend plots.   Wish I good dig it up.

December 14, 2006

skydiving = fun

Filed under: Uncategorized — toobstar @ 3:06 am

December 12, 2006

The 2 best blogs around…

Filed under: engineers, haha, technorati, Uncategorized — toobstar @ 6:34 am

yes i read a lot of junk but really the only 2 blogs that I’d say are essential are,

Creating passionate users

and Scott Adams’ blog.  Dilbert is moderately funny.  This blog is much more interesting though.

December 11, 2006

Does HD matter?

Filed under: Uncategorized — toobstar @ 6:40 am

Very understandable graphs showing when you need to upgrade..

November 28, 2006

Tee Hee

Filed under: haha, Uncategorized — toobstar @ 6:12 am

October 18, 2006

my latest business ideas

Filed under: Uncategorized — toobstar @ 4:28 am

1. Create  a childrens play table with different types of physically interactive games bases on something like this:

http://www.nearfield.org/2006/09/orooni-table (< cool! )

2. Probably someones thought of it already, but link (paid for) music – either downloaded or CDs – with preferred treatment at gigs or with merch.  Seems like an easy way to reduce piracy to me.

September 21, 2006

HP’s new camera feature…

Filed under: asinine, Uncategorized — toobstar @ 12:06 am

This has got to be a piss take..

September 18, 2006

Playing card motif shirts

Filed under: tshirts, Uncategorized — toobstar @ 12:07 am

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