A Strategy in the Raw
Average: 0For the first time in four years, I get up in the morning with a spring in my step. Finding what you are passionate about: getting a job that matches this passion; then having the scope to experiment doesn't pop up daily. I am, at heart, a storyteller.
Unless you create your own company, start it...
The Geek Stories: Inside Internode Games Network with Glenn and Kingsley
Average: 0The Internode Games Network is known as the premier network for gamers in Australia. More than your average ISP, Internode invests in keeping the pipes open for gamers in Australia
On my recent trip to Adelaide, I managed to score an interview with Glenn and Kingsley from Internode. Yes, they seem a bit...
The Geek Stories: Kevin Richardson; Future of Learning
Kevin Richardson, Headmaster of Immanuel College in Adelaide, is a recognised leader in technology learning in schools. Originally, he started his teaching life as a Tech Studies teacher in South Australia and was a technology-in-education sceptic. As you can see in this video interview, his...
The Geek Stories: David Wallace the Lifekludger
The Geek Stories: Wireless Health Gadgets for Life
Average: 0Bruce Satchwell, CEO of Alive Technologies, just loves his gadgets. These gadgets do some pretty cool things: watch your blood oxygen level, ECG and heart rate over Bluetooth to your Windows Mobile phone.
Add a GPS, collate the data and map onto a live.com map: and you have the perfect exercise gadget...
The Geek Stories: Imagine Cup 2004 Retro
Average: 0With the Imagine Cup 2007 underway, you sometimes wonder what happened to previous winners. Are they living in the south of France serving drinks to movie stars?
The members of the winning 2004 Imagine Cup team, France, now live and work in Sydney. Where else would top-notch .Net developer want...
The Geek Stories: Online Communities, Citizen Journalism
This week I decided to interview two experts in the local online communities, social networking and citizen journalism space.
First up is Laurel Papworth, a lecturer, online community expert and WoW fan. Laurel has worked for many gaming community sites, as well as incubating many organisation's...
The Geek Stories: BarCampSydney, Joel Pobar
Average: 0Joel Pobar's Geek Story.
Joel comes over as a mild-mannered geek. Underneath his manner is developer who knows his stuff: especially when it comes to Microsoft's CLR, dynamic languages and some personal research he is doing that was presented at BarCampSydney.
For more up-to-date info, visit Joel's Blog...
The Geek Stories: BarCampSydney, Tangler and Cylo
Average: 0Whilst at BarCampSydney, I caught up with two Australian startups: one hardware and the other online.
Cylo have produced the 3Dstyle mouse, highlighted at the recent CES Event.
Tangler.com is a group interaction and communication site.
Hear Mick from Tangler and Laurence from Cylo describe; and show; their...
The Geek Stories: Behind the Scenes of BarCampSydney
BarCampSydney, held at University Technology Sydney on Saturday 3rd March 2007. Being a Saturday, I hired my 15 year old son Liam to be my cameraman for the day. Thanks, Liam!
The better audio quality is thanks to a new condenser microphone, which is highly directional and sound recorded with excellent...