Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Last month I attended the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting, held in Melbourne and the first time on southern hemisphere. Program – a mix of meetings, papers, panels and workshops. This was a very interesting panel (although beset by some technical issues- the PPT slides weren’t available for the first half of […]


Argh agnotology

26Jun19

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 […]