Imagine you work in a hardware store. You notice a customer puzzling over the vast array of electric drills.
She turns to you and says, I need a drill, but I don’t know which one to pick.
You ask “So, why do you want a drill?
“To make a hole.” she replies, somewhat exasperated. “Isn’t that obvious?”
“Sure,” you might say, “But why do you want to drill a hole? It might help us decide which drill you need!”
"Oh, okay," and she goes on to describe the need to thread cable from one room, to another.
The time has come
To say fairs fair...
Dear members of the committee,
Please listen to the Uluru statement from the heart. Please hear those words. Please accept them, please act to adopt them.
Enshrine a voice for Australia’s first nation peoples in the Australian constitution.
Create a commission for Makarrata.
Invest in uncovering and telling the truth of our history.
We will be a stronger, wiser nation when we truly acknowledge the frontier wars and not only a stolen generation but stolen land, and stolen hope.
I'm angry and defensive. I don't know why. So I'm trying hard to figure that out right now.
Here's some words.
I'm writing these words for myself to try and figure this out.
I'm hoping these words might help make it clear.
I'm fearful these words will make it worse.
But I don't want to be silent about this.
Content Warning: This post refers to genocide.
Ever since I heard this month’s #AusGlamBlog theme was “Happiness” I’ve had that Happy song stuck in my head.
“Clap along if you know what happiness is to you”
I’m new to the library world as a professional, but not new to libraries. A sequence of fuzzy memories swirl in my mind when I think of libraries.
First, was my local public library children’s cave filled with books that glittered with colour like jewels.
What even is "Site Building"?
At DrupalDownunder some years back, the wonderful Erica Bramham named her talk "All node, no code". Nodes were the fundamental building blocks in Drupal, they were like single drops of content. These days though, it's all about entities.