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On 21 April 2013 Public Transport Victoria launched their new public transport information website, but they missed one big item in the move to the new website – making sure all of their old links continued to work.
As an eagle-eyed observer of Melbourne’s Myki ticketing system, I have stumbled across many different error messages displayed on the Tram Driver Consoles located inside the cab of each of Melbourne’s trams. But this ‘myki was p0wned’ message is a new one… So how did it get there?
In my family I am known as ‘Mr Fix It’, so it was not surprised when my sister told me the other week that the power plug for her Samsung laptop computer (model number NP305) wasn’t staying put, and asked if I was able to fix it. I said yes, and took a look. The end result looked like this…
The other night I was doing some research for an upcoming blog post, and via Google I found some useful newspaper articles published in the ‘Moonee Valley Weekly‘.
But when I clicked through to each of the links, I ended up at a error message. So what is going on?
Pedestrians – the City of Melbourne is full of them. But how do we know how many of them are pounding the footpaths each day? Posting people at street corners with a tally counter and a clipboard is one way, but now there is a much more high tech way to do the same job – can you see it?