Archive | September, 2011

Transparency

Transparency and the digital society

There have been numerous themes I have considered exploring this week but the one that has fully matured in my thinking is that of transparency, and here is why. The big social media news story has been Facebook’s “revamp” with both Timeline and Open Graph.  Some people described Timeline in particular as being a little […]

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Observations from FutureGov 2011

Observations from FutureGov 2011

In her latest contribution to “The Drum” journalist Annabel Crabb confronts what she describes as the “rootless and shallow” nature of current Australian politics. I’ve been covering politics since 1999 and I’ve never, until this year, ever sat in the press gallery, looked down and thought, “I actually don’t think I can bear another second […]

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Remembering 9-11

Remembering 9/11

As a brief thought I was quite literally just catching a taxi to the airport from my hotel directly under the Sears Tower in Chicago when the first plane hit the World Trade Centre.  I was on my way to Toronto to meet up with friends that morning and what followed during the course of […]

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Analogue versus Digital – It’s the people stupid!

Analogue versus Digital – It’s the people stupid!

The conversation which I find increasingly common at the minute is that of the interplay between the digital and analogue worlds.  The Intersticia logo represents this and, for me, this is one of the most pressing challenges facing us all as we struggle to deal with the pervasiveness of technologies in the early twenty first […]

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