transport

You’re welcome, but your car isn’t

Neil Mitchell in the Herald Sun last week, has some strange ideas about the City: Second, there's transport. It is difficult to get into the city and difficult to move around it. As Jeff Kennett said this week, those monster tram stops have clogged traffic and undermined the principle behind the magnificently simple design of Melbourne. It's in the handbook that councils hate cars, and th

Geek

Predictive text

I love my mobile phone's predictive text. It makes writing messages quite fast, considering the tiny keyboard. But it seems some people don't know this: if it comes up with a word that you don't want, you press * to look at alternatives from its dictionary. If you don't find the one you want, you can then add it to the dictionary. Of course, you need to have your phone set to the right langu