Author Archives: Trev

New Sewage System – What I’ve learnt today 8 July 2020

On the 29th June 2020 David Spiers MP, Minister for Environment and Water wrote to me (and I’m sure you too) that he directed SA Water to transfer all properties that are currently connected to the Community Wastewater Management System … Continue reading

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Facebook friend scammer

Received a friend request from a friend which I thought may have accidentally deleted the friend link or started a new account, we where already friends. Didn’t really think much more of it though. Continue reading

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Scam SMS from legitimate Qantas SMS number

Just received a scam message from what appeared to be Qantas (as the same number had legitimate boarding messages from previous flights). The message read: , you’ve won our mystery box this week – please use the link to schedule … Continue reading

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Penalties for MP’s and Senators who are disqualified from sitting in Parliament

It’s time for a change to the law that sets penalties for MP’s and Senators who are disqualified from sitting in Parliament. Just the 45th Parliament (2016 to present) Justin Keay (Labor) – Citizenship[i] Josh Wilson (Labor) – Citizenship[ii] Susan … Continue reading

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Extortion emails from Microsoft’s outlook.com mail service

A new scam, this time extortion attempts that are originating from Microsoft’s outlook.com mail system. [Update 25Aug2018] These emails seem to have slowed/stopped. Either scammers have given up (doubt it) or Microsoft has put in some intelligence into their system … Continue reading

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Facebook advertising and why I don’t see your post if you have paid to promote it.

We’re in the middle of a state election here in my state of South Australia. I am someone that wants to know what the different parties are saying so I tag their Facebook pages as ‘see first’ which makes Facebook … Continue reading

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Creating a basic Android user interface

In this exercise we’re going to create a simple application that uses the following controls: Button Text field Checkbox Radio button Spinner The spinner will select between two languages, English and Tagalog and update the user interface in real time. … Continue reading

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Some photo’s from 2014 that are memorable to me

2014 was probably the most turbulent year of my life. The following photo’s are highlights of that year. Click on image to expand.

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Peanuts may contain traces of peanuts

Came across a packet of peanuts with the warning “May contain traces of Peanuts”. If only traces, what am I buying? Continue reading

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