Peter M Howard ::

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22March2015

In which a dreamer wakes, a world emerging […]

April2014

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (06April2014)

February2014

Ten Years (24February2014)

January2014

My Sydney Festival 2014 (27January2014)

2014 Gates Annual Letter: Myths About Foreign Aid (25January2014)

30 and Excited About (11January2014)

30 and Tired Of (08January2014)

December2013

Four Cities (26December2013)

October2013

Jungle City (04October2013)

July2013

Take Care, x3 (15July2013)

April2013

An Australian Faerie Tale (08April2013)

January2013

A Scifi Prologue (28January2013)

December2012

Falling (26December2012)

October2012

Looper (03October2012)

July2012

On Writing, When I’m Not (22July2012)

February2012

The Unseen City (11February2012)

November2011

11September-5November2011 :: These (Riding) Weeks (05November2011)

October2011

Nas — Nasty (17October2011)

September2011

21August-10September2011 :: These (Running) Weeks (17September2011)

August2011

7-20August2011 :: These (Winter, Returned) Weeks (21August2011)

The Last Ten Thousand (13August2011)

24July-6August2011 :: These (Early Spring) Weeks (13August2011)

Critiquing Reality TV (13August2011)

July2011

3-23July2011 :: These (Hong Kong) Weeks (31July2011)

26June-2July2011 :: This (Cordless) Week (04July2011)

June2011

19-25June2011 :: This (Canberra) Week (26June2011)

12-18June2011 :: This (SydFilmFest) Week (26June2011)

5-11June2011 :: This (Last) Week (16June2011)

Sleeping Beauty (12June2011)

Raphaël — 19thC Book II Chapter I (09June2011)

29May-4June2011 :: This Week (06June2011)

May2011

22-28May2011 :: This Week (29May2011)

15-21May2011 :: This Week (22May2011)

8-14May2011 :: This Week (15May2011)

On the PlayBook (09May2011)

1-7May2011 :: This Week (08May2011)

24-31April2011 :: This Week (01May2011)

April2011

17-23April2011 :: This Week (24April2011)

Not Too Big; Not Too Little; The Goldilocks Device (22April2011)

10-16April2011 :: This Week (17April2011)

3-9April2011 :: This Week (10April2011)

27March-2April2011 :: This Week (03April2011)

Le Flâneur (03April2011)

March2011

On Chatter and What Matters (30March2011)

'Sucker Punch' and the Decline of Strong Woman Action Heroines (29March2011)

20-26March2011 :: This Week (28March2011)

Big K.R.I.T. — Dreamin' (26March2011)

10-19March2011 :: This Week (and a bit) (20March2011)

Travel Log VIII (12March2011)

Travel Log VII (01March2011)

February2011

Travel Log VI (06February2011)

January2011

Travel Log V (31January2011)

Travel Log IV (24January2011)

Travel Log III (19January2011)

Raphaël — Outline I of VI (07January2011)

Travel Log II (05January2011)

Travel Log I (04January2011)

December2010

On Anonymity as Trolling (01December2010)

November2010

On Facebook and Messaging (19November2010)

Geek Luddites and the New Computing (01November2010)

On the Failure of Microbudgets (01November2010)

October2010

On Music (06October2010)

September2010

Neil Young's Love and War (26September2010)

Women in Rock and popular media (18September2010)

August2010

Five Things (30August2010)

Horrorshow — Aussie Hip Hop (16August2010)

My SydFilmFest Ten (12August2010)

In Defense of Having Children (11August2010)

Raphaël — Teaser (10August2010)

Kanye West's Power (07August2010)

May2010

None of these seem to get in the way (17May2010)

April2010

Green Zone (05April2010)

Tightrope - Janelle Monae ft Big Boi (04April2010)

Cutover (03April2010)

March2010

We're just part of the world, breaking down, or being torn down (20March2010)

Six Days Remix - DJ Shadow ft Mos Def (15March2010)

January2010

The Road (29January2010)

November2009

On Work (22November2009)

September2009

Fighting (07September2009)

August2009

Inglourious Basterds (30August2009)

Coco avant Chanel (09August2009)

May2009

The Space Race (28May2009)

On Chatter (20May2009)

Still Star Trek (10May2009)

On Literature (07May2009)

April2009

Dream City (30April2009)

A New Look (17April2009)

January2009

Doubt (23January2009)

Wangaratta 2009 (07January2009)

November2008

Wall-E (08November2008)

September2008

IE6 and 7 on OSX (20September2008)

July2008

WYD 2008 (23July2008)

Not The Mobile Web, just A mobile web (13July2008)

April2008

Nostalgia (29April2008)

Getting Lost in Victoria (14April2008)

March2008

Recent Media Consumption — February and March (29March2008)

Chinese New Year 2008 (24March2008)

Rendition (14March2008)

Melbourne, Je t'aime (13March2008)

January2008

The City Reborn (28January2008)

The Night Before Christmas, or, Why I'm Buying a MacBook Air (21January2008)

7-13January2008 :: This Week (15January2008)

1-6January2008 :: This Week (06January2008)

Sydney, NYE 2008 (03January2008)

Slouching Towards Bedlam (02January2008)

December2007

Recent Media Consumption (30December2007)

Soominch Fashion Shoot (30December2007)

November2007

Raphaël — Origins (12November2007)

Broken Cinema (11November2007)

October2007

War & Politics (10October2007)

September2007

Cat Blogging (22September2007)

The City In Lockdown (08September2007)

August2007

A Day in the Life of the City (27August2007)

Crises of faith (16August2007)

July2007

Try Before You Buy (16July2007)

Green is a Status Symbol (13July2007)

Phi (Jade Cut) now online (11July2007)

June2007

iTunes, Now With Added Freedoms (09June2007)

May2007

Random on Windows (15May2007)

Weeping for a Film (06May2007)

April2007

This is one reason so many long-time Unix nerds have found themselves so happy using Mac OS X (24April2007)

Photos with location clouds (23April2007)

Now ETagging Right! (17April2007)

The Roots, Live at the Enmore (14April2007)

300 (08April2007)

Settling In, And A Withdrawal (02April2007)

March2007

Taking Her Offline (03March2007)

December2006

New-Ness (31December2006)

Semantics and Style :: Markup for Dialogue (30December2006)

Winter with Django (02December2006)

October2006

Quoting Song Lyrics (15October2006)

September2006

The Prophetess (26September2006)

August2006

Untitled Vampire Short :: Treatment (30August2006)

A Flickr photoset :: Europe in Black & White (19August2006)

Recent Consumption (12August2006)

July2006

Photos :: Darling Harbour under storm clouds (25July2006)

16-22July2006 :: This Week (22July2006)

9-15July2006 :: This Week (15July2006)

A Vampire Lore (10July2006)

2-8July2006 :: This Week (09July2006)

MySpace :: the latest victim of cultural ignorance (07July2006)

Vampire/Watcher (05July2006)

That Imp of Earth and Industry (03July2006)

25June-1July2006 :: This Week (01July2006)

June2006

18-24June2006 :: This Week (25June2006)

Working 9-5 (20June2006)

The Author and The Logos (11June2006)

4-10June2006 :: This Week (11June2006)

On Switching, Part the First (09June2006)

28May-3June2006 :: This Week (03June2006)

May2006

Dreams of a Place That Never Was (31May2006)

21-27May2006 :: This Week (27May2006)

Who Says Computers Aren't Intelligent? (26May2006)

14-20May2006 :: This Week (20May2006)

Looking For Work (14May2006)

Shooting Bombsites in Melbourne and Sydney (13May2006)

Ladies and Gentlemen, We Have A Winner (White vs Beige) (13May2006)

7-13May2006 :: This Week (13May2006)

On Being Marketed Down To (11May2006)

30Apr-6May2006 :: This Week (06May2006)

April2006

23-29April2006 :: This Week (30April2006)

16-22April2006 :: This Week (22April2006)

Fou Amoureux (20April2006)

9-15April2006 :: This Week (15April2006)

Venus and Mars and some other planet (14April2006)

Team B Mark II (13April2006)

Rehearsing for Fourty Thousand Years; On Cultural Curiosity (10April2006)

2-8April2006 :: This Week (08April2006)

Rethinking that Convergent Gadget (04April2006)

Two of Three Short Scripts (04April2006)

V For Vendetta (01April2006)

26Mar-1April2006 :: This Week (01April2006)

March2006

19-25March2006 :: This Week (25March2006)

Flora, Thrice (20March2006)

Why I Do This; Some Justifications (18March2006)

12-18March2006 :: This Week (18March2006)

We've Been Underestimating Those Buildings (15March2006)

Syriana (13March2006)

5-11March2006 :: This Week (11March2006)

Style Updates (07March2006)

Attempting Reconnection... Failed (06March2006)

White vs Beige, Round 4 (06March2006)

Crash, House of Flying Daggers, Little Fish (06March2006)

February2006

Débranché (25February2006)

When Myth-Making Backfires (22February2006)

Housekeeping, Syndication Politics (21February2006)

Nokia N and E Series (19February2006)

Vanishing From View (19February2006)

Rethinking Judas (03February2006)

Code 46 (03February2006)

January2006

Appreciations in Two Parts; or, Things I Miss, Or Don't (28January2006)

Updates: Everything Has To End (08January2006)

The Vampire's Story (04January2006)

Places of Departure (04January2006)

December2005

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe (31December2005)

Updates (29December2005)

Casablanca (19December2005)

Search Term Spam (17December2005)

Public Schooling, Religion, A Manifesto (17December2005)

My Snow Coloured Dreams (15December2005)

Australian Identity and Online Writing (11December2005)

Dumping Core (11December2005)

Mysterious Packages Part II (11December2005)

What I Want From the Future (08December2005)

Mysterious Packages (03December2005)

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (02December2005)

The Universal Library (02December2005)

November2005

Updates/Weirdness (28November2005)

Matrix Reloaded & Revolutions (23November2005)

The Cyberpunk Educator (21November2005)

White vs Beige, Round 3 (21November2005)

The City (20November2005)

Desktop Specs (15November2005)

2006 Enrolment (15November2005)

Site Updates (13November2005)

Languages I Want To Learn (10November2005)

White vs Beige, Round 2 (09November2005)

Drop that double-u-double-u-double-u-dot (08November2005)

A History of Violence (07November2005)

Elizabethtown (07November2005)

October2005

Turing's Cathedral (29October2005)

I don't HATE Microsoft (28October2005)

QOTD: French and Saunders (28October2005)

Procrastinating (28October2005)

Reclaiming the label Amateur (27October2005)

Desire (1936) (23October2005)

That's not a knife (22October2005)

Site Updates (20October2005)

Computer upgrade: White vs Beige (19October2005)

Some observations on 'Spam 2.0' (17October2005)

Bird Flu (15October2005)

Computing isn't meant to be Easy (15October2005)

Site Updates (12October2005)

Saved! (09October2005)

"How a faithful nation gets Jesus wrong" (09October2005)

Blog/Search (07October2005)

Pollution != Global Warming (07October2005)

Bible truth (06October2005)

Modding legal (06October2005)

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (06October2005)

Photo Updates (03October2005)

Paris and Coffee (02October2005)

September2005

Search Terms half-working (22September2005)

let's go out tonight (21September2005)

Converting Relative to Absolute links in PHP (preg_replace) (21September2005)

Site Updates (20September2005)

The Game (17September2005)

Winter, She Cometh (16September2005)

Starbucks (15September2005)

Think You're Fighting Spam? (14September2005)

Home Again (14September2005)

A Collection of Holiday Posts, September 2005 (07September2005)

August2005

WYD Updates (19August2005)

Tripping Europe (06August2005)

JK Rowling Interview (06August2005)

Woo! Drink Good (03August2005)

July2005

England, Holiday the Third (31July2005)

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (28July2005)

Site Updates (28July2005)

New Domains (26July2005)

More Photos (23July2005)

Photo Updates (22July2005)

'the Jedi Order, the geekiest people in the universe' (20July2005)

Did you sell any goods or services using the Internet? (19July2005)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (19July2005)

Connectivity (13July2005)

Once more unto the brink (11July2005)

Updates (10July2005)

June2005

Me and 20,000 other hippies (30June2005)

bourgeois myth (25June2005)

Updates (21June2005)

press-ganging alive and well (10June2005)

A place amongst the living (07June2005)

With Us or Against Us (01June2005)

May2005

It's Non (29May2005)

weird search terms 2 (23May2005)

Updates (20May2005)

expensive habits (14May2005)

BBC backstage access (12May2005)

Tribes sidebar now available (11May2005)

CCD^3 (09May2005)

search terms (06May2005)

lesser of two evils (06May2005)

new articles up (01May2005)

April2005

Updates (28April2005)

10 days in Euskadi (26April2005)

God's Rottweiler (26April2005)

In the Public Interests of Whom? (11April2005)

New Host! (08April2005)

Paris, Enfin! (05April2005)

England, A Holiday in Two Parts (04April2005)

Downloading Movies is... (02April2005)

L'Invasion du Manga (02April2005)

March2005

Update... With Photos! (22March2005)

'threats that no one country, however powerful, can fight alone' (22March2005)

I Want One! (21March2005)

So what are your politics? (17March2005)

content+distribution (15March2005)

Six Weeks Later... (07March2005)

rébranché (07March2005)

January2005

Trade-Slave (20January2005)

Elves Of Valinor Warn Of 'Critical Security Flaw' in Palantir Browsers (16January2005)

four legs good, two legs ... (12January2005)

Acts of God (04January2005)

December2004

what terrorism may achieve (22December2004)

My Favourite Book (06December2004)

Terrorist Descent (06December2004)

more Centrists (04December2004)

November2004

Xenon specs leaked (19November2004)

kill everyone (10November2004)

trendy lefties (09November2004)

October2004

Xinit/VNC hack (25October2004)

countdown to china (22October2004)

September2004

digital delivery (30September2004)

funky google trick (28September2004)

appeasement is a dirty word (10September2004)

pro-one-choice (07September2004)

August2004

another little victory (10August2004)

July2004

Artorius Rex-tended (23July2004)

Crazy Irish-Catholic terrorists (23July2004)

Five and a half pages (23July2004)

now the banks are beating the scammers at their own game (21July2004)

I knew he was stupid, but really... (16July2004)

Artorius Rex (16July2004)

June2004

The name of this class, 'abc', conflicts with the name of another class that was loaded, 'abc' (28June2004)

'at no time did australian troops...' (27June2004)

The Altar Of Reason (10June2004)

May2004

cut and run (17May2004)

Domain.com.au Feedback (17May2004)

aligned with evil (11May2004)

snow! (03May2004)

Jazzy Mix Parts I & II (Beats and Blues) (01May2004)

and the winner is ... (syd-en-ey) (01May2004)

April2004

Abort (25April2004)

The Passion Part I (22April2004)

the light in the darkness (18April2004)

woundedness (18April2004)

Chromies (15April2004)

Fortress Australia (12April2004)

flash gallery thingy (08April2004)

March2004

back back again (25March2004)

The Passion Pre-Viewing (04March2004)

February2004

Your fetish with the Semantic Web is just an excuse not to organise your thoughts hierarchicly, as God intended (26February2004)

'the desire to be a patriot and to change things' (18February2004)

I want to be a Free Spirit (14February2004)

Broken Hearts (14February2004)