My week of Monday 11 to Sunday 17 July 2016 was full of exhaustion.
After finishing an important stage in bringing my tax compliance up to date last week, and after producing a marathon podcast, the stress was reduced a little. I spent a lot of time resting this week.
That said, in between the sleep and the neverending lurgi, I did start to get back into research and writing, and the coming week will see more.
- “The 9pm One Nation Policy Reading”, being The 9pm Edict episode 61, was posted on Monday night, having been recorded the previous Saturday. You can also listen on SoundCloud and Spreaker. Yes I know I listed this last week, but if other people listed for more than two and a half hours then so can you.
- E-voting is still the wrong answer to the wrong question, ZDNet Australia, 11 July 2016.
- On Wednesday, I spoke about e-voting on Tasmania Talks on 7AD Devonport and across northern Tasmania. I’ve linked to their page rather than my own because I’m lazy.
None. But there’s plenty in the coming week.
The Week Ahead
I believe I’ll be in Sydney all this week, working through some geek stuff, as well as writing for ZDNet. So far I also have three fixed appointments…
On Thursday, I’ve got a couple of briefings. First thing in the morning, it’s a briefing on the current state of ransomware by folks from Trend Micro. Then in the late afternoon it’s a look at “The Changing Landscape of Cybersecurity” from a legal and risk perspective, with law firm Jones Day, and a panel including Alastair MacGibbon, who’s now the prime minister’s special adviser on cyber security.
While the following few weeks are still be be organised, I can say that I’ll be going to theGartner Security & Risk Management Summit in Sydney on 22-23 August, and the AISA National Conference in Sydney on 18-20 October.
[Photo: Sydney in Winter, photographed from Lilyfield in the late afternoon of 13 July 2016.]