November 2005

Asian success stories sweep our schools

The Sydney Morning Herald had a front page story today about the proportion of students from non-English speaking background (particularly Chinese) in selective schools.

It provided an interesting case study on what is generally accepted as the best...

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Travelogue

As you may be aware, my family and I travelled to New Zealand for four days earlier this week. I’ve already placed the photos on photos.koinic.net, but here is my travelogue for the trip.

Day 1: Sydney–Auckland

The plane was late, due to the arrival...

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Random notes on evangelism

Whilst packing for my trip, I found some random notes that I scribbled a long time ago about evangelism. It would appear to have been written in early 2003. For posterity I leave them here on this web log.

Note that I made no warranty on the soundness...

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Canon Powershot A620

The following picture is self-explanatory, given my previous post.

Canon Powershot A620

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The impostors and the meek

I have previously noted my enjoyment of AFR BOSS, the monthly magazine of the Australian Financial Review.

The October 2005 issue on personality is particularly interesting. I know it’s a little bit late, but there are two articles about which I...

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Technology ranking

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