Author Archives: John Bullock

Super-quick tubeless fix + true!

Tubeless rear tire leaking 20psi/night & wheel out of true. Kudos to Halldór & Bill at Trek Bikes in Victoria. Had me back on road in 6 min for $6!

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My slides from last week

My slides from PNIAF in Seattle last week are now posted. Slide 26 has the best takeaway and slide 21 the best (auditor) humour.

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It isn’t a failure. It’s data

“[Everything’s] a pilot. If it doesn’t work, it isn’t a failure. It’s data.” Dorie Clarke on reinventing yourself. But it’s good advice for life generally.

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PNIAF in Seattle, March 17

I’ll be presenting at the Pacific Northwest Intergovernmental Audit Forum (PNIAF) on March 17. I just need to spice up my provisional title a little. “Mobile Device Auditing” sounds boring 🙂

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Kiran Ahluwalia @ UVic

Rez Abbasi (guitar), Nitin Mitta (tabla and vocals) and Louis Simão (accordian) accompanied Kiran Ahluwalia last night. They delivered a fantastic evening’s entertainment. World-class performers. Better than the Oscars 🙂 Kiran took time to talk to us when autographing CDs … Continue reading

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What are police cameras for?

From the Washington Post story Hackers Hit D.C. Police Closed-Circuit Camera Network “ransomware left police cameras unable to record [from Jan 12 to 15]” and “the safety of the public or protectees was never jeopardized” So to be clear: Cameras … Continue reading

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