Weekly Wrap 492: Cyber strategy and mud, probably

What a week! My week of Monday 28 October to Sunday 3 November included a conference, some writing, and finally a podcast! Read on, and despair.

Some Health Patrol duties were also done, but I’ve decided to ramp down the number of times I mention them.


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Media Appearances

Corporate Largesse

  • On Monday, NetThing at University of Technology Sydney provided a light lunch.
  • I’ve forgotten to mention this before, but a few weeks ago Yubico sent me a “Media Experience Pack” containing two of their security keys, the YubiKey 5 NFC and the YubiKey5Ci. I haven’t tried setting them up yet.

The Week Ahead

Monday and Tuesday will be all about story pitches and writing, in the library in Katoomba and at Bunjaree Cottages Bunjaree Cottages and Katoomba respectively. I’m ignoring the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday because it isn’t my sort of thing.

Wednesday sees a day trip to Sydney for various personal purposes. I’ll be staying in the city overnight for more things on Thursday.

Later in the week I’ll head down to Sydney for another cat-sitting gig, but not in Ashfield. That runs for about three weeks.

[Update 4 November 2019: This section has been edited to reflect the whole plan falling apart on its first day.]

Further Ahead

Here’s the only thing that’s planned right now. Please let me know if there’s anything I should add. Send airline tickets.

[Photo: Proper Mud. A 4WD vehicle with actual evidence that it’s been off-road, photographed in Leura in the Blue Mountains on 1 November 2019.]