Our family website. Opinions, reflections, recollections and images of things we find important or interesting.
Our thoughts on things that interest us, or annoy us. Photos of places we have visited, things that happened, and some of favourite music and videos.
why we don’t offer email subscriptions any more
We have taken the decision to stop offering email subscriptions to our websites. We do, however, offer an alternative.
the real cost of free
Free wi-fi, free sites, free services, free apps. Far from free when we consider that we are paying for them with information about ourselves and our friends.
dark, deep and clear
In the last article I raised the apparent discrepancy between the number of web pages and the number of pages indexed by search engines. Those very simple statistics showed a discrepancy of 50%. In other words, the search engines only know about half the pages that are out on the web. Unfortunately, this inconsistency is hopelessly understated. And to know why, we need to look at the clear web, the deep web and the dark web.
who we are
We live on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, and have done so for many years.
Click the button to see who we are, and to see those things that most interest each of us.
what interests us
Our views on contemporary society; its foibles, its ignorance, its potential for great outcomes and its failings.
Our views about technology, its use and its impact upon us
Our views about places we have visited.
Our thoughts on food, cooking and places we have eaten.
Matters related related to our family.
Our favourite music and music performances.
Books we have read, want to read, or have given up on.