If you want to pretend this is a productive activity, you can hit the posts below to see how they use new Excel features to convert a spreadsheet into an arcade. If not, the posts contain links to download the games. (Note that they won't work with older Excel versions, and they can be a tad fiddly on smaller screens.)
Play Missile Command And Tower Defense Inside Excel 2010
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The government's My Health Record (MHR) system promises to bring together a bunch of different healthcare data so that a trip to the hospital or doctor won't require lots of information being recorded over and over again. It should reduce some costs as healthcare providers can access pathology and other analyses without repeating tests and will simplify how we deal with some agencies. But it's also being implemented in a pretty ham-fisted way, with everyone's consent assumed unless they opt out. I've been looking at the system. Here's what I'll be doing.