New Zealand’s Self Inflicted Teacher Crisis

| October 16, 2017

Is it any wonder there’s a critical shortage of teachers in New Zealand? … It’s time the New Zealand government woke up and recognized this asset, right under their noses.

Scam? – OpenOffice Writer Usability Study with a single task

| October 3, 2017

I received an email from Lucrecia Llerena ( lucreciallerena2016n@gmail.com ) with the subject line – Re: OpenOffice Writer Usability Study with a single task It claims to be from the Open Office people. It asked me to take part in a survey that would provide them with data that would help them improve Open Office. […]

New Zealands shortsighted Government gets caught out.

| September 18, 2017

While Australia tries to deport New Zealanders, we can’t even get our Aussies off the ground!

September in the USA … and here we go again!

| September 5, 2017

If you thought the US Government behaved like a bunch of spoiled brats when Obama was in power, these Trump lunatics just wrote the text book for irresponsible government.

Is this the World’s first Cyber-war?

| June 29, 2017

If there is no way to make any payment, no ransom note and no master boot record to start the computer up, to the point where it can operate, then what was the purpose of the attack? . . . The only option left, is cyber-war.

The next Ransomware threat is here – Fireball

| June 11, 2017

Unlike WannaCry, this threat makes no attempt to conceal the source, a large Chinese marketing company called Rafotech. It has two main functions:

It could make a great movie.

| May 22, 2017

It also highlights a flaw too! We are engrossed in connecting everything to the Internet – the IoT or Internet of things.
In hindsight, is that wise?

“wannacry” the cyber-disaster waiting to happen.

| May 17, 2017

Now add the icing on the IT cake – a secretive intelligence organisation like the NSA, who discovers a weakness, writes malware to use it and refuses to tell their own countrymen

Thinking ahead – I can’t afford it

| April 30, 2017

If I was a bank today, I’d be very worried because this could spell the end of banks as a lending institution.

Thinking Ahead – Investment strategy

| April 25, 2017

Note – when we say retirement, we don’t mean at 65 years old. It could be any age at all, it’s simply a matter of planning and putting enough into that plan to make it happen when you want. At this stage it probably feels impossible to invest enough to provide a large enough amount […]