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The Social Media Federal Election Campaign

Wednesday September 18th, 2013

Did you notice the amount of “Social Media” comments and mentions during the election campaigns this time around? Definitely different from the last one where the candidates/parties are using social media to “spread the word”! In a Sydney Morning Herald article the election campaign was highlighted with the “10 social media moments” and how the… Read More »

Follow the Neologism?

Monday June 20th, 2011

If your friends start calling you a “childibore” to your face, then it may be time to take them out for a beer or two – and talk only about football. At least, that’s according to two passengers who sat behind me on the plane a few days ago, amusing themselves by discussing the latest… Read More »

Infamy! Infamy! They’ve all got it in for me!

Friday June 25th, 2010

  I promised yesterday that normal service would be resumed, so the title of today’s post is a Kenneth Williams’ one-liner from the film “Carry on Cleo”. This gag was voted the funniest in film history – ahead even of Leslie Nielsen’s legendary “…and don’t call me Shirley” – in a poll conducted by Sky… Read More »

Sulking in Munich

Tuesday June 15th, 2010

Monday found us in Munich at TDWI, where Stephen was doing the hard work and I was carrying the bags (not much change there, then). I had been hoping to greet him with news of England’s demolition of the USA in our Group C match on Saturday, but, not for the first time, the bragging… Read More »

Ooohh it’s hot

Monday January 11th, 2010

The mercury has just 43 degrees outside, the office air conditioner is starting to struggle and we are discussing what that new office smell that seems to have appeared during the Christmas break is. It can only mean that it is time for some more of my ramblings. The Christmas holiday was spent mostly around… Read More »

Who Are the Australians Shaping Our Future?

Thursday July 23rd, 2009

An interesting question was posed by @nickdallariva on Twitter recently; “Can anyone think of an Australian that should be speaking at TED next year?” This received a “Good point. Can’t think of many” from one of Nick’s followers, which got me pondering “just who do we think about, and why?”. Firstly, I think it’s important… Read More »