The pain lasted most of the week. My shoulder was returned to its correct configuration on Thursday. But a day of writing on Friday — that is, keyboard work and poor posture — really wasn’t the rest that my tendons and alleged muscles were demanding. Codeine to the rescue!
All that said, the spring weather helped me make a return to productivity at the very end of the week, as the rest of this Weekly Wrap reveals.
- “The 9pm Malcolmgasm”, being The 9pm Edict episode 50, was recorded and posted on Sunday. It’s mostly about Australia’s new Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, and my interactions with him over the last four years, but there’s plenty of other stuff there too.
- Could Australia replace dwindling coal exports with military kit?, ZDNet Australia, 18 September 2015.
The Week Ahead
It’s a busy one, starting off with a Monday that is planned to include writing
two columns for ZDNet, as well as some routine systems administration task, as well as running a couple errands locally in Sydney’s inner west — which is where I’ll be based for the week.
Tuesday will start off with some administrivia, including bookkeeping and the analysis of The 9pm Urgent Hardware Refresh, and then I’ll be turning my UTS lecture from the other day into some sort of online presentation.
On Wednesday, I’m popping into the ABC at Ultimo to be interviewed about crowdfunding and the media, and then taking the afternoon off — because at 1821 AEST it’s the Equinox, and I’d like to celebrate appropriately, and then I’m probably covering the Labor for Innovation panel discussion, The Future of Work in a ‘Gig Economy’.
On Thursday, I’m writing for ZDNet, I think, and then heading out for drinks with Sapphire Communications and some of their clients.
Friday through Saturday are unplanned, at least in detail, though I’ll need to address the backlog of supporter-sponsored content for The 9pm Edict, and work on a couple of SEKRIT projects. Stay tuned.
Update 1830 AEDT: Edited to reflect some changes to the plan for this week.
[Photo: Floral Orbit, photographed on 20 September 2015.]