Corporate Indoctrination and the “Yes” vote.

Back at the start of September I mentioned that I’d finally resolved a recent battle with my employer over some indigenous training materials. Anyone with recent exposure to Corporate Australia would know just how thickly Employers are currently laying on the Indigenous program at the moment. It has exploded, in no small part due to … Read more

Where in the world is Car-man Sandiego?

It’s been a few days since stagmal went offline and I miss him. it has got me wondering, where he might have gotten to and where he is going. My guess is that he has headed north, cruising towards the Queensland border. The weather is warmer, as are the girls. Which is good, if you’re … Read more

MB notices EZFKA


DLS writes today: “One of Australia’s biggest economic paradoxes is that while we have a record number of university graduates, productivity growth stinks and there are never-ending “skills shortages” I said it first. Here. I think. Apolgies for the recycled image. It was in the library begging to be seen again.

EZFKA – because bigger is better

In the EZFKA we can’t ever have the real thing. We severely lack the substance but we desperately want scale. So we dilute the little substance there is, by blowing it far beyond reason, smearing it so thin, so very very thin that it would make an old homeopath blush. So EZFKA can have a … Read more

Calling all MB refugees

There’s a place, where nobody dared to go….. Please post all the names of people you’d like to see here from MB. That way, maybe when they search for themselves this page will come up: Also, I heard some serious chat this week about crypto likely becoming the alternative to SWIFT for the BRICS world. … Read more


With the first day of spring upon us, enjoy various memes that have been collecting in my odd file folder. Some political, some not. Add your own. And have a fun weekend! Dictators Bread and Circuses War in Ukraine ‘Straya Above caption says President (of Estonia) cannot afford to fly to Australia. Not verbatum. Family … Read more

AFR unleashes attack dogs

The AFR has decided to attack Qantas’ Alan Joyce, which is fun to watch: Here: Qantas’ enviable dominance now comes with a big cost Here: Qantas says Canberra cancellations minimise network disruptions and here: Qantas CEO Alan Joyce first testimony under oath in nearly a decade Joe Aston let loose this: “Joyce answers the questions … Read more

More uni, less productivity

See for yourself: I don’t have a statisica membership or the desire to collate the raw data…but if anyone here does, it’d be great to do a proper productivity growth vs population % gone to uni and get the r value.