Are laser printers dangerous?

It seems so. A team of researchers in Brisbane have found that some laser printers emit small particles into the air. Potential effects range from respiratory irritation to effects on the cardiovascular system and cancer, Professor Lidia Morawska from the Queensland University of Technology says. Professor Morawska, who is the director of the International LaboratoryContinue reading “Are laser printers dangerous?”

The 9 year old and the future

Over the weekend our 9 year old expressed an interesting in getting Google Reader setup on his PC as he wanted to read stuff like Dad. This got me thinking again about what he and his generation will expect in a technology sense from their employers when he enters the workforce in 10-12 years. HisContinue reading “The 9 year old and the future”

One hour that could save your life

Ok the title might be attention grabbing but the cause is worth it. There is a movement up in Sydney called EarthHour and the idea is for 1 hour everyone in Sydney should turn off all of their lights. It is being supported by the World Wildlife Foundation Australia and The Sydney Morning Herald (aContinue reading “One hour that could save your life”