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Tesla suit field brain scanner (December 9, 2019)
Bop Seabin Mycoreality (December 2, 2019)
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Exponential Energy (November 18, 2019)
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Baby thoughts, forget to learn (October 7, 2019)
Plight of the platypus (September 23, 2019)
AI - replace, destroy or enhance (September 9, 2019)
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Investing in the Future (March 18, 2019)
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Birds, bees and bots (February 18, 2019)
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Meow on Mars (October 1, 2018)
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Why You're Not Dead Yet (April 23, 2018)
The Forgetting Machine - part 1 (January 22, 2018)
Telegony and guitars (January 15, 2018)
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Ig Nobel Prizes 2017 (December 25, 2017)
Ghost of Xmas 2000 (December 18, 2017)
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The Science behind the Internet (November 6, 2017)
Singing Astronaut Again (October 16, 2017)
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What good is consciousness? (August 7, 2017)
NAD+ and ageing (May 15, 2017)
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Voice operated! (March 27, 2017)
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Campaigns and Issues


[ACLU]:  Flash animation of ordering pizza in an Identity card world


[ACLU]:  Flash animation of ID card interaction at airport. "Privacy, Its about Power."


[Privacy.Org]:  Australian Privacy Foundation ID-card Campaign



[Privacy.Org]:  Greenleaf, Graham "Australia's Proposed ID Card: Still Quacking Like a Duck." UNSW Law
Research Paper No. 2007-1 Available at SSRN:


[SSRN]:  G Greenleaf "Access All Areas': Function Creep Guaranteed in
Australia's ID Card Bill (No. 1)", Computer Law and Security Report Vol 23, 2007 (accepted)

[CyberLaw]:  "The Australian Government's Submission is seriously misleading to the
Senate - Supplementary submission to the Inquiry Into the Human
Services (Enhanced Service Delivery) Bill 2007" 2 March 2007


[CyberLaw]:  "Submission to the Inquiry Into the Human Services (Enhanced Service
Delivery) Bill 2007' 25 February 2007"


[EFA]:  Electronic Frontiers Australia


[CyberLaw]:  Cyberspace Law and Policy Centre


[SMH]:  Warning over medical details on national card

[ABC]:  Govt concedes age limit on access card


Need for Identity? - Need for Privacy?


[TheRegister]:  Centrelink database abuse 2006


[AccessCard.gov]:  Access Card and Privacy Taskforce Report


[AccessCard.gov]:  Government response to Taskforce Report


[Wikipedia]:  The Vivian Solon case.

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Blogs


[Here's Why]:  Radio ID Skim Scam



[Here's Why]:  The Card that Accesses You!



[FOI-Privacy.Blogspot]:  Peter Timmins Open and Shut (blog)


Australian Government Websites


[Accesscard.Gov]:  Office of the Access Card


[Accesscard.Gov]:  The Access Card Bill


[Accesscard.Gov]:  Public submissions on the Access Card Bill

[Privacy.Gov]:  Proof of ID required?


[AG.Gov]:  Attorney General: Protecting identity security


[AG.Gov]:  Identity Security strengthened


[AG.Gov]:  Identity Theft Kit


[Senate]:  Access Card questions with notice in Parliament (Australia)

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Technology Sites


[Wikipedia]:  Radio Frequency Identification techology (Wikipedia)

[The-Gold-Blog]:  Are your credit cards safe?


[RFIDProductNews]:  Applications of RFID cards


[Bruce Shneier]:  Skimming RFID Credit cards


[TechNewsWorld]:  Hacking RFID passports

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