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Argh agnotology


Yesterday I went to an ACT Associations Forum lunch, and Anna-Maria Arabia, CEO at the Australian Academy of Science gave a lunch talk on¬†The Challenges Associations Face in a Post-fact, Post-trust World. The Australian Academy of Science has 530 fellows/members elected by peers. My notes: New word for me: Agnotology¬† is the study of culturally […]

Not sure what to call this post. ‘The other night I heard and saw one of the fathers of the internet?’ We shall see [Can’t actually believe that it’s been a year since I last blogged? Lots of conversations around these days about perhaps going back to blogging, longer reads, away from Twitter…again…we shall see. […]

I need a new phone. I have had my old iPhone for 3 1/2 years which I reckon is pretty good. I did think it was 2 1/2 years but looking at some of the old photos on it and putting the memory pieces together I see that it’s 3 1/2 years at least. It […]

Love it. IFTTT = If this, then that. I read about this earlier in the year – 10 ways to automate your life using IFTTT and then again 10 Ways to Use IFTTT To Automate Your Social Media Branding more recently. So I made a couple of recipes (the analogy works for me, I love […]

Have read and keep rereading this great article from Sherry Turkle, a psychologist and MIT professor who wrote a piece in the NY Times called “The flight from conversation”. Read it here Is it ironic that I first wanted to tweet of send it to Facebook? So much of this resonates with me. I haven’t […]