Posts tagged with ‘USA’

Robots and Fuel Strikes – What Are People Supposed to Do?

May 26, 2016

The Role of Work – What Is It? The role of work is at the heart of many societal norms, take the so-called “protestant work ethic”. The current strikes in France, inspired by the fuel tanker driver strike, will have many of a “work ethic” mindset secretly envious but openly tut-tutting.  https://www.thelocal.fr/20160526/french-fuel-crisis-4600-petrol-stations-run-dry China, despite its […]

Strange Sights in Australia

March 11, 2013

Introduction These are a few of the odd things that set Australia apart from the mother country (i.e. the UK!)  Similar, yet different, eh? Most suburban houses follow the USA mailbox style, with some sort of box on the edge of the property.  But watch out for spiders when fetching the post! Yet funnel web […]

Zyklon B Zombies – Never Too Leyte

February 20, 2013

A performance piece for Dionysian Heights. Part Two: Death Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it – George Santayana This is a revision of the earlier video with something that I consider more appropriate both to us at the time, the feel of the piece, and how I feel right now.  The […]

Estonian Spammer Forges CBS and The Guardian

December 12, 2012

Get Rich Quick Scam Forges Genuine News Agencies Web Pages I recently received two emails from a friend’s old Hotmail account, but to two of my email addresses. Probably, the account has been hacked as I could detect no spoofing in the emails’ headers.  These are the emails, with the email addresses blacked out. Initial […]

Good News on Google Scams – Consumers Get Money From FTC

September 12, 2012

Google Treasure Chest Pay Back to Innocent, Duped, Scammed Consumers It was over three years ago that I first came across a scam, centred around Pacific Webworks (PWW), mainly under the Google Treasure Chest and Google Money Tree monikers.  As I delved deeper, along with other folks, we came across the true scale of the […]