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14 May 17:
Addition to the Basic Charter page.

28 April 17:
New addition to Parallels > Role of governments in society.

23 March 17:
New addition to Parallels > Behaviour.

9 March 17:
Added the page The naked culture.

10 February 17:
Added to the Links page.

5 February 17:
New addition to Parallels > Global politics.

25 January 17:
New addition to Parallels > Science in general.

9 January 17:
Added the Brief, all the details of the Griffith affair (pdf), to the social experiment pages.

8 January 17:
New addition to Parallels > Role of governments in society.

28 December 16:
New addition to Parallels > Terrorism.

9 December 16:
New addition to Parallels > Science in general.

7 December 16:
Addition to The 10 axioms of Society page.

1 December 16:
Added the page Submission to the 2016 Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights.
Minor addition to the CV page.

16 November 16:
New addition to Parallels > Role of governments in society.

14 November 16:
Added the page The Trump election: it's the reality, stupid.

11 November 16:
Added CauseF v. 3.5 for download, as well as the relevant updates to its Manual pages.

2 November 16:
Added CauseF v. 3.5 beta for download.

29 October 16:
New addition to Parallels > Global politics.

4 August 16:
New addition to Parallels > Role of governments in society.

28 July 16:
New addition to Parallels > Role of governments in society.

24 July 16:
New addition to Parallels > Terrorism.
Added the page An example of context.

16 July 16:
Added the page The Report of the Iraq Inquiry.

30 June 16:
New addition to Parallels > Terrorism.

25 June 16:
New addition to Parallels > European Union.

23 June 16:
Added the page Australia's Comparative Advantage report - an analysis.

31 May 16:
New addition to Parallels > Science in general.

9 May 16:
New addition to Parallels > Dysfunctional demographics.

25 Apr 16:
Minor addition to the social experiment page, under Note.

24 Apr 16:
Minor addition to the Further developments page, regarding functional autonomy.

12 Apr 16:
CauseF version 2.5 now available.

13 Mar 16:
CIC compound interest calculator version 1.6 now available.

10 Feb 16:
Addition to the Demographic orientations page (capital punishment data).

19 Jan 16:
New addition to Parallels > Behaviour.

15 Dec 15:
Added the book Antidote to the Books page.

10 Dec 15:
New addition to Parallels > Behaviour.

26 Nov 15:
New addition to Parallels > Behaviour.

18 Nov 15:
Addition to the social experiment page > Note - 18 November 2015.

6 Nov 15:
New addition to Parallels > Role of governments in society.

1 Nov 15:
Added the page Why the 10th anniversary of the Otoom website is worth celebrating.
Modified the Books page accordingly.
Minor modifications to other relevant pages.

9 Oct 15:
Added the page Excerpts from the Koran (1).
Added the page Excerpts from the Koran - cont'd (2).
Added the page Excerpts from the Koran - cont'd (3).
Added the page A burning.
New addition to the Downloads page.
Added the link to the Excerpts from the Koran (1) to the LFOA Analysis page.
Added the same link to the social experiment page.

5 Oct 15:
New addition to Parallels > Global politics.

6 Sep 15:
Added the page Submission to the National Consultation on citizenship.
New addition to the CV page.

26 Aug 15:
Added the page Rich vs poor = weak vs strong - The refugee crisis in Europe.

24 Jul 15:
New addition to Parallels > Terrorism.
Added the page Submission to the Senate Inquiry into Personal choice and community impacts.
New addition to the CV page.

17 Jul 15:
New addition to Parallels > Tax.

22 June 15:
Changed the search page to use an internal search engine rather than Google.

9 June 15:
New addition to Parallels > Global politics.

7 June 15:
New addition to Parallels > Behaviour.

31 May 15:
New addition to Parallels > Terrorism.

New addition to Parallels > Role of governments in society.

New addition to Parallels > Science in general.

29 May 15:
Added the page Something to learn about Education.

23 May 15:
Added the page The Great Barrier Reef: it really is great.

19 May 15:
Added the page Submission to the 2015 National Ice Taskforce.

8 May 15:
Set the viewport parameters to display the full width of a page on mobile devices.

13 Feb 15:
New addition to Parallels > Drugs.

22 Jan 15:
Addition to the Response to the summary page > Update 22 January 2015: Jackie Trad, local Labor state representative for South Brisbane.

9 Jan 15:
New addition to Parallels > Terrorism.

27 Dec 14:
New addition to Parallels > Science in general.
Minor addition to Parallels > Terrorism.

26 Dec 14:
New addition to Parallels > Terrorism.

21 Dec 14:
Added the page CauseF program.
Added the pages CauseF manual, Menus and settings, Examples of scenarios, Bug report,
all related to the CauseF program.
Added the CauseF setup file under Downloads.

31 Oct 14:
New addition to Parallels > Role of governments in society.

27 Oct 14:
New addition to Parallels > Education.

24 Oct 14:
Addition to the social experiment page > Shades of 1975?.

10 Oct 14:
Addition to the CV page > summary.

2 Oct 14:
Changes to the Books page, "On the origin of Mind" is now available in the Amazon Kindle Store.

23 Sep 14:
New addition to Parallels > Terrorism.

9 Sep 14:
Added the page Submission to the 2015 Defence White Paper.

8 Sep 14:
New addition to Parallels > Terrorism.

3 Sep 14:
Made a page on the Otoom blog available for comments intended for Forum Mayaroma.

28 Aug 14:
New addition to Parallels > Cluster building.

26 Aug 14:
New addition to Parallels > Terrorism.

18 Aug 14:
Added two posters for the 10 axioms of Society page.

14 Aug 14:
Moved The 10 axioms of Life and The 10 axioms of Society from the Otoom blog to their own pages on this website.

10 Aug 14:
New addition to Parallels > Terrorism.

1 Jul 14:
Update to the post from 13 Jun, Parallels > Terrorism.

26 Jun 14:
Minor addition to the the social experiment page > How disastrous an often naive involvement.. .

15 Jun 14:
Addition to the previous post from 13 Jun, Parallels > Terrorism.

13 Jun 14:
New addition to Parallels > Terrorism.

15 May 14:
New addition to Parallels > Role of governments in society.

7 May 14:
Added the page The clock is ticking ... towards 2050.

28 Apr 14:
Minor addition to the page The ISAA: a home within a home in double jeopardy > Footnote.

26 Apr 14:
New addition to Parallels > Behaviour.

17 Mar 14:
Added the page An invitation to review.

7 Mar 14:
Addition to Aiding the catastrophe: Africa > Footnote.

6 Mar 14:
New addition to Parallels > Cluster building.

24 Feb 14:
Minor addition to the A brief summary of the Griffith affair page.

23 Feb 14:
New addition to Parallels > Role of governments in society.
New addition to Parallels > Behaviour.

13 Feb 14:
New addition to Parallels > Behaviour.

2 Feb 14:
New addition to Parallels > Education.

5 Jan 14:
Added the page The mechanics of chaos: a primer for the human mind, since that same article had been removed by the ISAA committee from their website.
Removed the - now invalid - link from the CV page.

9 Dec 13:
New addition to Parallels > Terrorism.

28 Oct 13:
New addition to Parallels > Cluster building.

25 Oct 13:
Addition to the the social experiment page > Combine a culture of fear.. .

20 Oct 13:
New addition to Parallels > Dysfunctional demographics.

17 Oct 13:
Minor addition to the CV page > The results of a personality test.

18 Sep 13:
New addition to Parallels > Drugs.

17 Sep 13:
New addition to Parallels > Dysfunctional demographics.

15 Sep 13:
Addition to the the social experiment page > 15 September 2013 update.

6 Sep 13:
Added the page The Global Competitiveness Report 2013-2014.

3 Sep 13:
New addition to Parallels > Dysfunctional demographics.

27 Aug 13:
Minor addition to the CV page > General articles.

20 Aug 13:
Added the page In memoriam Artur Michl (German and English version).

18 Aug 13:
Minor addition to Further developments > Computer program.

11 Aug 13:
New addition to Parallels > Global politics.
New addition to Parallels > Dysfunctional demographics.

31 Jul 13:
New addition to Parallels > Behaviour.

16 Jul 13:
Added new blog - The strange things white people do.

8 Jul 13:
New addition to Parallels > Dysfunctional demographics.

3 Jul 13:
Minor addition to the CV page.
Minor addition to the Response to the summary page.
Fixed the inadequate length of pages for browsers such as SeaMonkey.

21 Jun 13:
Added new blog - Creativity - and its dark side II.

20 Jun 13:
New addition to Parallels > Dysfunctional demographics.

14 Jun 13:
Addition to the Response to the summary page.
Addition to the social experiment page.

13 Jun 13:
Added new blog - Creativity - and its dark side I.

24 May 13:
Minor addition to the Response to the summary page.

23 May 13:
Added new blog - Home.

22 May 13:
New addition to Parallels > Tax.

17 May 13:
New addition to Parallels > Dysfunctional demographics.

6 May 13:
New addition to Parallels > Global politics.

5 May 13:
New addition to Parallels > Role of governments in society.

2 May 13:
Added new blog - Is this scary?

20 Apr 13:
New addition to Parallels > Behaviour.

18 Apr 13:
Added new blog - The self-strangulating society.

12 Apr 13:
New addition to Parallels > Cluster building.

11 Apr 13:
Added to the Response to the summary page.

2 Apr 13:
Added to Special Parallels section: Report: Inquiry into Multiculturalism in Australia - the cognitive view.

22 Mar 13:
New addition to Parallels > European Union.

21 Mar 13:
New addition to Parallels > European Union.
New addition to Parallels > Iraq war - and now Afghanistan.

17 Mar 13:
Two new additions to Parallels > Dysfunctional demographics.

11 Mar 13:
New addition to Parallels > Role of governments in society.
New addition to Parallels > Dysfunctional demographics.

6 Mar 13:
Addition to FAQs cont. > Why did you include ...?

4 Mar 13:
Upgraded the "On the origin of Mind" e-book available from the Books page.

28 Feb 13:
Added to the Response to the summary page.
Added to the for the censors page.

25 Feb 13:
Added to the Response to the summary page.

22 Feb 13:
Added to the Griffithgate: mirror of decay page regarding a report on Chinese hackers; see under "1. Spies".

21 Feb 13:
Added to the Response to the summary page.

20 Feb 13:
Added to the Response to the summary page.
Validated all 81 pages (the W3C validation buttons appear only on the home page).

15 Feb 13:
Completed cleaning up the HTML/CSS code, got rid of the verbosity and streamlined all elements (a legacy of using WYSIWYG during the reconstruction of the site).
Minor addition to the A brief summary of the Griffith affair page.

11 Feb 13:
New addition to Parallels > Dysfunctional demographics.
Added the page Response to the summary.

6 Feb 13:
New addition to Parallels > Behaviour.

2 Feb 13:
Minor addition to Basic Charter, para. 4.
New addition to Parallels > Dysfunctional demographics.

1 Feb 13:
Removed the Facebook Like buttons from the home and android pages; IE causes several problems with the FB script inside the body tag as stipulated by FB.

22 Jan 13:
New addition to Parallels > Role of governments in society.
Added a Facebook Like button to the updated Android page.

21 Jan 13:
The Facebook Like button on the home page seems to work now (meaning it ends up displaying what is meant to be displayed on the user's FB wall).

17 Jan 13:
SEO stuff.
Fixed broken links (hopefully I got all).
Added a Facebook Like button to the home page (but still working on it).

10 Jan 13:
Added new blog - Perpetual motion and poverty.

3 Jan 13:
Addition to FAQs > What is meant by abstractions?

16 Dec 12:
Minor addition to the A brief summary of the Griffith affair page.

11 Dec 12:
Added to Special Parallels section: Fundamentals in education: lessons from the classics.

7 Dec 12:
Minor additions to the A brief summary of the Griffith affair page.

6 Dec 12:
Added new blog - Next thing you know, they'll invent the screwdriver.

29 Nov 12:
Added the page A brief summary of the Griffith affair under the social experiment.

26 Nov 12:
Added to Special Parallels section: The not so hidden costs of feminism.

24 Nov 12:
New addition to Parallels > Role of governments in society.

16 Nov 12:
Added the page Animation of AI engine states, as part of the OVideo program.

14 Nov 12:
New addition to Parallels > European Union.
Added new blog - Of flowers and people: the EU and Greece.

9 Nov 12:
New addition to Parallels > Global politics.
New addition to Parallels > Drugs.

7 Nov 12:
Added new blog - Those tricky (re)interpretations!

29 Oct 12:
Addition to the CV page (conferences/papers).

28 Oct 12:
Added the page The ISAA: a home within a home in double jeopardy, a submitted paper.

20 Oct 12:
Minor additions to the CV page (conferences/papers, general articles).

18 Oct 12:
Addition to the CV page (links to submissions that are relevant to the Otoom model).
Added the page ISO 9001 criteria as functionalities - an example of functionalities using the ISO 9001 Quality management systems.

10 Oct 12:
New addition to Parallels > Iraq war - and now Afghanistan.

3 Oct 12:
New addition to Parallels > Iraq war - and now Afghanistan.
Added new blog - Geert Wilders: friend or foe?

20 Sep 12:
Added new blog - Box politics.
Added the page Response to an evaluation.

16 Sep 12:
New addition to Parallels > Global politics.

14 Sep 12:
Added new blog - The ESM as a function of Chaos.

6 Sep 12:
Addition to the Museum page (a Piccolo Bar postcard from 20 years ago).

3 Sep 12:
New addition to Parallels > Iraq war - and now Afghanistan.
Minor addition to the CV page.

2 Sep 12:
Added the page My Home, a submitted paper.

30 Aug 12:
New addition to Parallels > European Union.

28 Aug 12:
Added new blog - Man vs God.

26 Aug 12:
We are on Facebook!

19 Aug 12:
Minor addition to Basic Charter.

12 Aug 12:
New addition to Parallels > Global politics.

9 Aug 12:
Added something for the censors ...

4 Aug 12:
New addition to Parallels > Dysfunctional demographics.

22 Jul 12:
Addition to FAQs > Why should the entries in the Parallels be considered a confirmation of the model?

18 Jul 12:
Added new blog - Feedback in complex, dynamic systems.

17 Jul 12:
New addition to Parallels > Role of governments in society.

13 Jul 12:
New addition to Parallels > Role of governments in society.

10 Jul 12:
New addition to Parallels > Religion.

7 Jul 12:
Added a third column to accommodate more links.
Added the page discarded, why submissions can be rejected.
Added the page The Worm has turned, a submitted paper.
Added the page The Mind: What's the Mystery?, a submitted paper.
Modified the banner colour scheme to have it rendered more reliably by different browsers.

29 Jun 12:
Minor addition to the social experiment page, concerning Malaysia.

28 Jun 12:
Minor addition to the social experiment page, regarding the GIRU's link with Malaysia.

22 Jun 12:
New addition to Parallels > Science in general.

21 Jun 12:
New addition to Parallels > Cluster building.

20 Jun 12:
New addition to Parallels > Cluster building.

9 Jun 12:
Minor addition to FAQs > Isn't scientific research usually introduced via universities or journals?

1 Jun 12:
Minor addition to the social experiment page.

29 May 12:
Added additional information on OVideo.
Added additional information on the compound interest calculator.

25 May 12:
Minor improvements.

24 May 12:
Site upgrade complete.

21 May 12:
Begin upgrading the site.
Added The Otoom fractal page.
Added the Android page.
Added to Special Parallels section: Disparate systems and political extremism.

30 Apr 12:
New addition to Parallels > Dysfunctional demographics.

18 Apr 12:
Added screenshots from OVideo.

17 Apr 12:
Added Compound interest calculator.

15 Apr 12:
New addition to Parallels > Dysfunctional demographics.

14 Mar 12:
Added OVideo, a Windows version of OtoomCM accepting video as input. Under Downloads > OVideo program.

7 Mar 12:
New addition to Parallels > Iraq war - and now Afghanistan.

[Earlier entries have been omitted at the time of site upgrade]

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