Weekly Wrap 642: Two universities, one with a podcast attached

My week of Monday 12 to Sunday 18 September 2022 saw me visit one Sydney university and peer at parts of another from a distance over rooftops — so obviously I’ve posted a photograph of the one I didn’t visit. I also produced a fascinating podcast, even if I say so myself.


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Corporate Largesse

  • At the launch of the new UNSW AI Institute we all were fed plenty of coffee and a very nice lunch, and I snarfed myself a lovely branded coffee cup.


The Week Ahead

Tuesday is another Sydney day, in part for another recording of Win the Week at the ABC in Ultimo. It’s the final episode of what has been an excellent series. Check it out on ABC iView.

Then it’s time for Bond on Tuesday with the first of the Pierce Brosnan films, GoldenEye (1995). Yes, there was a gap of six years. Find a stream and get ready at 8.30pm AEST. We press PLAY at 8.40pm.

How can I be part of Bond on Tuesday while I’m also at the ABC? Just as on other occasions, I’ll have watched the movie beforehand and my reaction tweets will be pre-programmed.

I return to the Blue Mountains on Wednesday.

Thursday is Australia’s National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty The Queen. I think that’s when I’ll record a solo episode of The 9pm Edict, because I’ve been accumulating a lot of thoughts about all this and you might as well hear them.

Friday includes the September Equinox, the exact moment being somewhere between 1058 and 1104 AEST, depending on which source you check. I may or may not do something to celebrate.

If all that doesn’t seem like much actual work, remember that I said wouldn’t mention the consulting work I do unless there was something specific made public. In reality I’ve been doing more billable hours this month than most other months so far this year.

Further Ahead

[Photo: The Dr Chau Chak Wing Building at University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is the first building in Australia to be designed by Frank Gehry. It houses the UTS Business School. Photographed from Haymarket on 14 September 2022.]