Parenting, babies and sleep deprivation: what parenting is really like

A very good friend is going to be the proud father of a bouncing baby…  Very soon now. However, none of us are too sure if he’s up for baby sleep deprivation.  He posted recently that “baby has nothing on this post-operation insomnia – I keep waking up at freaking 3am.” As a helpful and …

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Facebook Ticker Box and Privacy Settings

The new Facebook Ticker box on the right is an abomination unto privacy, but it is designed to only show you items you could always see on other people’s pages. So if I wrote on Random Friend from Uni’s wall, my Random Friend from School in 1987 could still see it if my uni friend …

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How to Present While People are Twittering | Pistachio

Courtesy of @ekreeger, I thought this blog post might be a good one for anyone who presents in a world of Twitter: How to Present While People are Twittering | Pistachio. Having been involved in Rostrum for years, public speaking is, you know, one of my things, so it is interesting to know about how …

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There’s a dead snake in the tank…

This little ditty was inspired by a Facebook status update of a friend, for clear reasons: (to the tune of any bluegrass song you like) Oh we found a dead snake in the tank It’s really rather rank! We found we were drinking water When we really shouldn’t oughta! (chorus) Oh that wasn’t all we …

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