If you’re a “content creator” of any kind — writer, artist, whatever — then there’s something important you need to remember. The major platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and so on have no real obligation to preserve your content.Continue reading “Talking platforms and losing your content on ABC Brisbane”
Talking COVID-19 tracing apps on ABC Brisbane and the Gold Coast
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is ramping up the pressure for Australians to use a COVID-19 contact tracing that that hasn’t even been written yet — and more importantly hasn’t even been shown to be something that’d be useful in the first place.Continue reading “Talking COVID-19 tracing apps on ABC Brisbane and the Gold Coast”
Weekly Wrap 471: Two cities, less whisky, no gin, and some more cybers
My week of Monday 3 to Sunday 9 June 2019 was rather nice, and rather productive. More time exploring Brisbane, and four decent articles written for ZDNet, and not too much stress at all.Continue reading “Weekly Wrap 471: Two cities, less whisky, no gin, and some more cybers”
Weekly Wrap 470: Three cities with whisky, gin, and some cybers
My week of Monday 27 May to Sunday 2 June 2019 was busy and productive, and spread across three cities: Sydney, the Gold Coast, and Brisbane. Well, four if you count the Blue Mountains. Most of the results of this productivity will appear in the coming week.Continue reading “Weekly Wrap 470: Three cities with whisky, gin, and some cybers”
Announcing “The 9pm Brisbane Podcasts 2019”
It’s time to record more episodes of my inappropriately-named podcast The 9pm Edict in Brisbane. Why? A Queensland visit has just been added to my work schedule, so I’ve put myself at your disposal in Brisbane on 1 to 4 June.
I’ll organise my plan of action and any guests over the next few days, and I’ll post the details here.
Meanwhile, please pledge your support in the Pozible crowdfunding campaign to cover my costs. It runs until Thursday 31 May 2019 at 2100 AEST.Continue reading “Announcing “The 9pm Brisbane Podcasts 2019””
Announcing “The 9pm Brisbane Forum”
[UPDATE: Sadly the Pozible campaign did not reach its target. There won’t be a Public House Forum podcast, but there should still be an episode with John Birmingham. Stay tuned for details.]
Following the success of The 9pm Hometown Forum in Adelaide, and the bonus episode of The 9pm Probe with space archaeologist Dr Alice Gorman, I’m doing the same thing in Brisbane. But I need your help.Continue reading “Announcing “The 9pm Brisbane Forum””