Selling up: Part 2

I’m not sure what things are like in your part of the world, but here in Australia there’s a service called Gumtree I’ve avoided after initial poor experiences. Not because of the site itself, but because of those who frequent it. Basically, you advertise on it for a given price, they then all will you... Continue Reading →

Selling up

When I bought the MacBook Pro M1 back in June 2021 I held out in hopes Apple might announce the M1 Pro that didn’t come till months later. Sadly, I had a late-2016 MacBook Pro on life support, battery just not working, and I needed a new machine, waiting wasn’t an option. So, a temporary... Continue Reading →

Initials on 16 MBPro M1 Pro

Migration yesterday from my 13 inch MacBook M1 to the new 16 inch baseline MacBook Pro M1 Pro took around two hours using Migration Assistant via peer-to-peer networking. Sadly, this didn’t work 100 percent, two apps I’d used on the old machine refused to work, Intel apps, so I attribute this to Rosetta 2 not... Continue Reading →

Migration TWO21

For the second time this year I’m migrating an old MacBook Pro to its replacement. It seems rather strange calling the M1 old given I only bought it in June, however, it was never intended to be a long-term computer given limitations with connectivity. Were it not for its being hobbled I could happily have... Continue Reading →

Cyber Week that was

Little did I know when planning long service leave periods last year that this week was going to end up being used to not only commence my latest unit in Digital Forensics, but I’d also be attending my first cyber security conference, Cyber Week 2021. The first four days were assigned to the conference, again... Continue Reading →

The Last Duel

Just back from seeing Matt Damon and Adam Driver’s The Last Duel. An interesting movie that is told essentially as three versions of a story: the plaintiff, the defendant and the accuser. Set in the late 1300s, Damon’s character Jean de Carrouges kicks the movie of with the battle to save a bridge at Limoges... Continue Reading →

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