April 20, 2016 /
How To: Export OP1a compliant MXF video files in Adobe Premiere for Channel 7
In Australia, one of the formats commonly used for television broadcast files is OP1a compliant MXF. Channel 7 has very specific requirements for how the file should be formatted...
April 14, 2016 /
Why I Stopped Sleeping With My Phone (and other tech)
When I switched from a Blackberry to an iPhone I quickly noticed a difference between silent mode on the Blackberry and ‘silent’ on the iPhone. In fact, when my iPhone...
December 8, 2015 /
Creating an iOS App Using The Alarm
I’ve got an idea for an app that will use the alarm and push notifications associated with the alarm on an iPhone and ultimately an Apple Watch. So I’ve been reading...
December 7, 2015 /
Dealing With oom-killer and MySQL Crashes on Debian
I recently had a Debian server where MySQL was crashing every few days. After some hunting through the logs, it turned out oom-killer was killing the MySQL process because...
November 10, 2015 /
D-Link DUB-1312 USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter on Mac OS X
If you are like me, and find it frustrating that you can only connect two Thunderbolt devices (unless they are daisy-chained) to your Macbook Pro, even on a 15″ one,...
February 12, 2014 /
Crypto-Currency, Coins and Mining
A couple of days ago I started reading about BitCoin. I don’t really know what, I think it may have been after coming across yet another news article on it. Nevertheless,...
January 18, 2014 /
Shortcut Key To Delete Files on Mac OS X
If you have come from Windows to a Mac, you probably notice fairly quickly that just pressing the delete key when you have a file selected in Finder does not delete it. The first...
February 2, 2013 /
Can’t access Remote Disc from a Macbook?
I recently got a new 13″ Retina Display Macbook Pro which does not have a SuperDrive. At the time this seemed pretty insignificant given that I couldn’t think...
January 25, 2013 /
Apophysis/Flam3 Fractals on Mac OS X
It’s been a while since I’ve made some fractals. I’ve been wanting to spend some time being creative with them for a few weeks now. On Windows, I love Apophysis...
October 2, 2011 /
EFTPOS Fee Change Thoughts
According to news articles I’ve seen cropping up this week, it looks like EFTPOS has implemented a new fee schedule. According to their press releases, these were actually...
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