Why we should be afraid of Google Streetview | APC: Richard Chirgwin’s opinion piece on Google Street View and why many people react with fear. He concentrates on the emotional reaction, not the logic — something which certainly needs to be taken into account.
Papua New Guinea suddenly remembers it’s not a colony any more and acts like a real nation. Nicholas Fryer makes some modest proposals. And there’s terror in the streets of Baltimore. In this episode, there’s talk of hedgehogs and weasels, refugees and terrorism, and more. You can listen to the podcast below. But if you […]
My week of Monday 25 April to Sunday 1 May 2016 was disrupted — not in that silly fashionable way, but in the traditional annoying way — by failing computer hardware and illness. My MacBook Pro developed a screen fault, so I lost time moving my work to a loaner machine and organising repairs. Somewhere […]
In this month’s now semi-regular spot on ABC 774 Melbourne, it was only natural to talk about the Australian government’s new Cyber Security Strategy, as I did on four spots elsewhere last week. But as you’ll hear, this 20-minute conversation with Lindy Burns on Tuesday night covered quite a bit of territory — even, briefly, […]
My week of Monday 18 to Sunday 24 April 2016 went pretty much to plan, with productivity when it was needed, and some relaxation when that was needed. Articles Panama Papers only the beginning for high-tech investigative journalism, Crikey, 19 April 2016. This is my first Crikey yarn in quite some time, but there may […]
This is the final radio spot of four that I did on Thursday to discuss Australia’s new Cyber Security Strategy. For background on strategy itself, see the first post in this series. This spot was on ABC 666 Canberra. The presenter was Adam Shirley. Each of these spots varied in content and style. In this […]