Category Archives: risk

Auckland City’s New 30km/h Go Slow Zone

I had my first drive in Auckland city today since the ‘Safe Speeds’ program was enforced, dropping the maximum speed from 50km/h to 30km/h. I thought I’d try Queen Street to see what that looked like now. Lots of empty … Continue reading

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Buying a Family House – In a Child Friendly Area

One of the reasons we buy a house is because we have or are planning to have children. We focus a lot on the house and property itself, but if you think back to your own childhood, it was very … Continue reading

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There’s a Facebook Stalker Waiting to Burgle Your Home

I recently wrote an article on LinkedIn about how there are criminals who prey on people who put out ‘public’ posts about cool big boys toys or other items that they own. Things like shots of the boat on a … Continue reading

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How to Teach an Autonomous Car to Drive – Gizmodo

Driving a car is easy. Engine on, eyes open, foot on the gas and you’re all set. So why is it taking autonomous cars so long to learn? Source: gizmodo.com So we can deal with inaccurate maps as long as … Continue reading

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