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Digital myths

Digital mythology … on its way to a screen near you

“Myths are clues to the spiritual potentialities of the human life.”  (Joseph Campbell) Yesterday I attended my first lecture in the “For God’s Sake II:  Living Myths” series at the Art Gallery of NSW, part of my move towards reconnecting with my love for, and interest in, arts and culture, and to integrate this thinking […]

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A little happiness goes a long way

A little happiness goes a long way

As I perused my inbox this morning I came across some articles from the latest Harvard Business Review, and in particular the January-February 2012 edition. The theme? “The value of happiness” and, in particular, “positive intelligence” and the power of having a positive mindset, even amidst times of stress and anxiety. I must admit to […]

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Nextwork

ne[x]twork Sydney 2011

Last week saw the final event of Fuji Xerox Australia’s 2011 “ne[x]twork” roadshow in Sydney. Every year that I’ve been involved with FXA they create a traveling roadshow which brings together aspects of their thought leadership and their technologies, and ne[x]twork was certainly that. The focus was on the “future of work”, and featured three […]

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Digital enlightenment

Digital Enlightenment

I have always been interested in the symbiotic interplay between technology and human systems, how humans invent and use new technologies and then how those technologies change or alter the human systems themselves. As I thought about how to approach this next post there are two streams that I wanted to explore and I have […]

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