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Keeping it real

Keeping it “real”

Last week I went to “Vivid Sydney” and, in particular, Genevieve Bell’s presentation as part of the “Festival of Big Ideas” with the specific challenge of talking about the “Ten Commandments:  Keep it real”. I have written about Genevieve in numerous posts, and continually find her refreshing approach to the study of technology both insightful […]

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Consistent Humanity

Consistent humanity … changing world

“When scarcities are abolished really interesting things happen in history.”  (Nigel Shadbolt) At the recent 2013 Web Science conference one of the most worthwhile sessions was that on “How the Web will revolutionise society”. In particular, it was Nigel Shadbolt’s commentary about the inter-relationship between technology and society, and the implications for society when the […]

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Creativity

A future for creativity? Time we grew up and learned from our failures

In the last couple of weeks I have attended two events courtesy of the University of Technology Business School with a focus on creativity and innovation. The first was a CEDA Lunch on Productivity, featuring presentations by Michael Rennie, Professor Judith Sloan, and Professor Roy Green. The second was the “Future of Creativity”, part of […]

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