Monthly Archives: August 2014

Graphical Manipulations #97: Pillocks, Sums, M.I.A, Rattery, And Team Australia!


Propaganda:  In general, a message designed to persuade its intended audience to think and behave in a certain manner.  Thus advertising is commercial propaganda.  In specific terms, institutionalized and systematic spreading of information and/or disinformation, usually to promote a narrow … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #96: Budget Failure, Janus, Monkey Business And Shuttlecocks!


Other duties have forced me away from the keyboard and the usual Graphical Manipulations this week so there’s only a couple of offerings accompanied by a couple of reminiscences from the past.  And it’s been such an interesting week too! … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #95: Spies And Lies, Pensions, ICAC, Links, The Rat And Other Stuff!


So! The Government of the Prime Winky Dill is going to force the Telco’s to keep our metadata for two years (depending of course on the Government’s interpretation of exactly what metadata means – given that they appear to have … Continue reading

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Graphical Manipulations #94: Jobs, Demonisation, Books, That Bloody Rat, Budgets, Monkeys & Belief


Well all you lefty latte-sipping leaners out there, it’s been a pretty interesting week.  Rumours abound that our nay-saying ‘God it’s the end of the World’ NO Coalition government is moving to get off its regular diet of oppressing the … Continue reading

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