My week of Monday 24 to Sunday 30 April 2023 was dominated by the Public House Forum podcast recording. Running both audio and video livestreams while hosting and producing the show was a significant workload, and quite a bit of time was soaked up with the logistics and testing of a new and more complex rig. But I’m happy.Continue reading “Weekly Wrap 674: Wasp sighted, podcast recorded, little else done”
Talking Elon Musk and Twitter on ABC Radio’s PM
As you’ll know from the latest episode of my podcast The 9pm Edict, or from my Weekly Wrap posts, or from following me on Twitter itself, I’ve been paying way too much attention to the chaos which is Elon Musk’s botched management of the social media company.Continue reading “Talking Elon Musk and Twitter on ABC Radio’s PM”
Talking Elon Musk on ABC Melbourne
The demonstration launch of SpaceX’s Dragon Heavy launch vehicle was for me the highlight of the week. It got some attention elsewhere too, and not just from space geeks.
By complete coincidence, I’d been booked for ABC Melbourne’s regular Wednesday night “Please Explain” spot, with the task of explaining Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX. Here’s the full conversation with Lindy Burns and Declan Fay.
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This audio is Â©2018 Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Talking the Apple Car rumours on 1395 FIVEaa
The fact that Apple is in further talks with electric car manufacturer Tesla has triggered rumours that an Apple Car might be on the way. Orly?
Presenter Will Goodings grabbed hold of Joshua Dowling, motoring editor for the News Limited mastheads, and your truly to talk it through on Adelaide radio station 1395 FIVEaa on Wednesday 19 February.
Dowling’s explanation of global auto industry issues was excellent, so I’ve included his comments in the audio here.
I’ve then skipped over a bunch of adverts before getting to my contribution — which mentioned smart cars, the internet of things, the potential for surveillance, and the risk of hacking all these things.
I also spoke about Gartner’s prediction that by 2020 there’ll be 50 billion objects connected to the internet. Yes, the smart rice cooker got a mention, as did the hacking of the smart TV.
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The audio is Â©2014 dmgRadio Australia, but here it is ‘cos it hasn’t been posted on the radio station’s website. Besides, this is a reasonable plug.