Author Archives: Craig P Johnson

Kevin Bracken, Australian trade unionist stands up for 9/11 truth – PM discusses in Federal Parliament

Sparked off by the Australian Greens request for a debate on the war in Afghanistan, Kevin Bracken the president of the Trades Hall council and the secretary of the Maritime Union of Australia, has taken a stand and made his views clear once again. In regards to the September 11th 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, Bracken has gone on the record stating that “I believe the official story is a conspiracy theory that doesn’t stand up to scientific scrutiny”. 76.79% of readers polled agree. Kevin Brackens comments were later discussed during question time by Julia Gillard the PM of Australia. Continue reading

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Chinese government “protects” China from the Nobel Peace Prize

The Chinese government has used its Internet filter and search control to hide news that Liu Xiaobo (an imprisoned Chinese human rights activist) has been awarded the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize. Is this the kind of control that Julia Gillard and Stephen Conroy want from the Australian Internet Filter? Continue reading

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C# ASP .NET – Creating an asynchronous, threaded worker process manager and UpdatePanel progress monitor control

Sample code and instructions for creating an asynchronous worker class manager including a custom control for monitoring the running processes. The sample project and source code is written in C# ASP .NET 3.5 and Visual Studio 2008. Continue reading

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In the past I have been known to use and Not anymore. I distinctly remember visiting a few weeks ago. It was the first visit since upgrading my OS and browser. I was shocked by how sluggish … Continue reading

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Glass in foot works its way to the surface 4 and a half months later

A small piece of glass that was stuck in my foot has finally worked its way to the surface and I was able to remove it. I’m blogging this so that anyone who finds them self in a similar position … Continue reading

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Julia Gillard – Don’t insult our intelligence.

Julia Gillard is standing behind Conroy’s Internet Filter. I am outraged by the Australian government and its decisions on issues relating to the internet and personal freedom. It’s like Australian government representatives have sections of their brains removed that deal … Continue reading

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John A. Vucetich’s best advice: “Don’t fear the truth”

John A. Vucetich, of Michigan Technological University and coauthor of “On Advocacy by Environmental Scinetists: What, Whether, Why, and How” published in the journal Conservation Biology, was recently interviewed by Live Science. Vucetich, who’s primary research is a wolf-moose predator-prey … Continue reading

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My 70th day in Cane Garden Bay

Some call Cane Garden Bay “paradise on earth”, I don’t disagree. It is however, a real place. It’s not just a postcard perfect beach. The bay is filled with an interesting and diverse group of families and individuals all trying … Continue reading

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Living on Tortola, Cane Garden Bay

I recently decided to make a drastic change to my life and move to a tropical island. I figured It would be interesting to perform an experiment and see if the popular dream of living on a tropical island is … Continue reading

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Phantom Keystroker V2

This annoying little gadget will generate phantom keystrokes on the unfortunate PC it’s connected to. It will send random keystrokes, turn on caps lock or randomly move the mouse. You can also adjust the frequency of the random annoyances. Hilarious … Continue reading

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