Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 30th, 2013

Back at the hotel. Lovely to catch up with various people, but it feels like my fever is rising. I shall collapse now.

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An incident of Long Question Without The Microphone Fail just took place. As always. Sigh.

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Excellent, Rachel Dixon from Viocorp cited “TED talks are lying to you”.

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@gnoll110 The tomato figure may or may not have had its source cited. I was facing the wrong way.

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The disruptor seems not to realise it’s “restaurateur” not “restauranteur”, so there’s disruption right there.

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The average tomato travels 1600km, apparently.

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Next up, James Nathan from Food Orbit, who says he’s disrupting the food industry. He looks too thin.

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@0xAli Nope, in my view the anti Comic Sans brigade only highlight their own ignorance of typography’s rich history of novelty typefaces.

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Dror Ben-Naim, Smart Sparrow, is telling us that the future of learning is direct brain interfaces?

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Note to self: Idea for a listicle, “10 Things to do in Your Presentation which Brand you an Arsehat”.

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HURRAH SOMEONE HAS SAID THEY’RE DISRUPTING AN ESTABLISHED INDUSTRY WE CAN ALL GO HOME NOW.

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Cormick says to read Scott Anthony, “The new corporate garage”, Harvard Business Review.

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Cornick currently plugging The Parkville Precinct in Melbourne.

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Innovation precursors: infrastructure, research community, angel investor community, supportive business community.

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Kate Cornick, Uni of Melbourne, on the drivers of innovation. instagram.com/p/gFJcaVCFoj/

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Chorus is picking a NZ town for the Gigatown project, rolling out 1Gb/s for the price of regular broadband.

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Describes concept of the “connected service van” with all sorts of workforce automation tools, just 3 days to build.

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Bloke from NZ’s Chorus says NZ is world’s 7th best in broadband, 17th in making economic advantage from it.

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Collins cited the experience of the city of Chattanooga, which rolled out 1Gb/s to the entire city.

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Collins had a really good one-sentence explanation just then, can’t find it in the brochure. They’re all much longer.

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Collins says many of the startups at Tech23 yesterday had only started in April. Pace is increasing.

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Jason Collins Alcatel-Lucent, says business model innovation is the key to success.

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Sean O’Halloran, MD Alcatel-Lucent Australia, stresses it’s about being ubiquitous, not the technology used.

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Anne Hurley’s welcome included the phrase “ubiquitous high speed broadband” more than once.

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At the launch of ng Connect, which is insecure and wants two hashtags,  

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Yes, today’s @firstdogonmoon cartoon is full of approve. And sphincters. crikey.com.au/2013/10/30/one…

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BernardKeane DFAT response to my queries re TPP - too late for Crikey email ping @joshgnosis & @j_hutch pic.twitter.com/eJu1PMatpQ

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RT @suziam: This 3D printed hat happening right now @makenai graciously modeling it pic.twitter.com/8CCwgOM2Kp [BEWARE, THIS COULD BE YOU!]

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“IBM gives up fight to build CIA’s $600m secret cloud, hands deal to Amazon” theregister.co.uk/2013/10/30/ibm… HT @BlogsofWarTech

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@smartbrain I suspect vendors hold off releasing new models so telcos can get rid of old stock first. Happy to be proved wrong on that.

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@adm_76 Can organisations get away with that?

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GoToMeeting. Java. Suicidal tendencies.

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kloussikian Inner West OH: “Is North Sydney the station across that river?”

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“Samsung announces the Galaxy S4 Zoom for Australia” ausdroid.net/2013/10/30/sam…

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Wed plan: Tidy many loose ends (continuing); 1130 Salesforce.com phone briefing; 1600 ng Connect launch, North Sydney; quiet night.

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RT @jeamland: So, @stilgherrian, are you going to crowdfund a trip to Linux.conf.au in January? [Possibly. Probably.]

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Crowdfunding will be one of the items on this week’s @DownloadABC, I’m sure @marcfennell won’t mind me revealing that.

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New blog post: “Talking crowdfunded journalism on ABC @RNmediareport”, with 10 mins of audio from last week. stilgherrian.com/conversations/…

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“‘Hexacopter’ makes BBC News debut”, yet another drone breakthrough. bbc.co.uk/news/business-…

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@jperlow @ApostrophePong That reminds me of my late friend Toby’s recipe, “Mr Wong’s Authentic Malaysian Duck Pizza”.

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RT @jperlow: Mexican Roll @ Bluefin Sushi & Thai Grill instagram.com/p/gEcLDGSSbg/ [Because obviously. Ping @ApostrophePong ]

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joshgnosis I’ve not heard back from DFAT yet on why the sudden change to make a “public” briefing exclude me for being a journalist.

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@ElishaPearce Well, backgrounders and explainers are journalism, certainly, but traditionally they may or may not be front-of-the-book news.

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ashadihopper Google Glass - it’s like a Segway for your face.

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It’s certainly an informative article for anyone new to the field but there’s nothing in it that’s news as such that I could see pre-coffee.

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“Spy expert: Australia operating as ‘listening post’ for US agencies inc NSA” writes @abcnews (@abchistory?) tinyurl.com/lxky8ms

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@MetaMikeBiggs @SilkCharm Not me. There’s not anything to say beyond “LinkedIn does a privacy over-reach again”.

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@jonoabroad There are indeed others, as @nphair has written. theconversation.com/silk-roads-gon… I think @briankrebs has posted a walk-through.

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@jonoabroad Demonstrating Silk Road will be tough, since the FBI closed it down, but I haven’t been into those markets personally.

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“Travel warnings as UK braced for severe storm and rain” bbc.co.uk/news/uk-246905…

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Wed plan, draft: Tidy many planning & comms loose ends, 1130 Salesforce.com phone; briefing; 1600 ng Connect Launch; remainder TBA.

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Hello, Wednesday. I certainly needed that sleep-in.

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