The week of Monday 28 January to Sunday 3 February 2013 started quietly, was ridiculously chaotic in the middle, and then went back to quiet at the end.
I decided to take advantage of the Australia Day holiday weekend and catch up on sleep rather that stress too much about getting to Linux.conf.au from Monday.
But I did fly to Canberra on Wednesday, eventually. More about that tomorrow. I spent Thursday and Friday at the conference. More about that tomorrow too.
On Saturday I made my first ever visit to the Australian War Memorial, taking a few photos along the way. Impressed.
- Some of that ol’ NBN religion, ZDNet Australia, 31 January 2013.
- Apps? No root? Your device serves others: Berners-Lee, ZDNet Australia, 1 February 2013.
- On Thursday I recorded a video interview with Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the man who invented the web, along with Australian internet bloke Simon Hackett and British actor, comedian and writer Robert Llewellyn. This was a project for iiNet, and the video
will appear on the website some time in the coming weekhas finally appeared.
- On Friday I was interviewed by a journalist from Radio 2SER’s program on the media, The Fourth Estate, but it’s for next week’s episode so I’ll link to it then.
Still none. Something must be very wrong in the world.
The Week Ahead
As far as I can tell, it’ll just be a plod-through week of writing, most of it spent at Wentworth Falls. After the chaos of the last two weeks, that’ll be welcome.
I’ll also return to the near-daily blog posting that I had going there for a while. Probably.
[Photo: Vietnam War Memorial, Anzac Parade, Canberra. I was particularly impressed with this memorial, especially the imagery and the wall of quotes, as well as the true colours of Australia nearby.]
[Update 25 February 2013: Added link to Sir Tim Berners-Lee interview.]