Tag: Digital Technology

Nov 29

Calm before the storm I House of cards I Future of work I Protection and risk

Contents:  Calm before storm and House of Cards refer to the economy, Future of work and Protection and risk.   The QLD election has come and gone, and I welcomed the brevity.  We are now into another Christmas and the heat is on. The calm before the storm refers to both Qld’s debt – $71.98 billion,  and …

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Oct 30

Witch hunt II Bitcoin Ascendancy II Eyes of a Dreamer II Headlines of Impact II

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Sep 29

Cairns Aquarium II Driving to nowhere II Dutton’s $$ chest II Slashing human rights II Gaza – a way out II eurozone & the amazing Ms Merkel II Tweets abound, Airbnb special and Rover Thomas

Welcome to R1M September blog, featuring the new Cairns Aquarium, driving to nowhere with driverless cars, Dutton’s $$ chest II A way out for Gaza, eurozone fightback and the amazing Ms Merkel  II Tweets abound & Airbnb special and Rover Thomas. CONGRATULATIONS are due to young local entrepreneurs, Daniel Leipnik and Andrew Preston, who this week …

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Sep 01

Nth Korea II SUPA NOT II Iceberg II Screen legend II Breaking News

North Korea – short and sharp Introduction:  With one day to research and write, this month’s blog is a challenge. This week  the North Korean Leader decided to threaten anyone and everyone by shooting a ballistic missile over Japan. The world I think, has a short time span for reacting to atrocities, famine, and even …

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Jul 31

Retrieving trees II the new power of political reportage II Simmering discontent II artistic joy II

July Blog Retrieving trees II the new power of political reportage II Simmering discontent II artistic joy II Quote of the month Let’s start with something positive. Am sick of political rancour so this month is about “lost treasure”, how reporting can go viral, inequality (yes its important) and the joy of art in a …

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May 30

Unemployment II Casualisation II Disrupters II Nature matters II Safeguarding the future II Madmen in White House II Assange innocent II

May blog Contents: Introduction II Unemployment II Casualisation II Disrupters II Nature matters II Safeguarding the future II Madmen in the White House II Assange innocent II End of blog quote II  Introduction I’ve been reading a lot lately, not sure whether it’s the poor offerings on television or the cooler autumn temperatures. ‘Optimism’ by …

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Nov 29

Youth Boost II Reshoring II AI and VI tech terms II Our Nobel Laureate II Matters of Control II Hottest Year on Record II Festive Greetings

BLOG NOVEMBER 2016 Headlines: Youth Boost II Reshoring II AI and VI tech terms II Our Nobel Laureate II Matters of Control II Hottest Year on Record II Festive Greetings Less than four weeks until Christmas and the tropical heat is taking its toll.  This month’s blog takes a brief look at the changing context …

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Oct 27

Cairns promo II Syria’s Angels II Cloud underwater II Trade backlash and more

BLOG  OCTOBER 2016 Headlines : Cairns promo, Syria’s Angels, Cloud underwater, Trade backlash, first home owners, Tully beauty. Walking around and working in the garden in the early hours of the morning just as the sun is rising gives me much joy in a world of hyper activity.  Semi retirement gives one the luxury of …

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Sep 29

Increasing Tensions II Employment + II Deficit II Spaceships&Rockets

BLOG SEPTEMBER 2016 – INCREASING TENSIONS The ‘theatre of war’ sounds as though it can be contained.  But just acknowledging current conflicts worldwide,  it seems half the world is at war. Major wars (dark brown) signify 10,000+ deaths in current year, wars (red) up to 10,000 deaths in current year. minor conflicts, 100–999 deaths in current/past …

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Jul 30

Populism II Walking on Water II Trending II A pocket rocket

Writing my blog,  I never want to consider this a task. It’s more a passion – the fact is that it’s a process, a research job… requiring discipline with deadlines.  This month’s blog is devoted to issues relating to democratic capitalism, art, technology and innovation. Again your comments are welcome. POPULISM Evgeny Morozov, TED fellow …

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