Here is a recording of an interview I did with Charlie Brown for his “Life and Technology” show, aired on Radio 2GB on Saturday 2nd August 2014.
There is also short summary of the conversation on the Cybershack web site.
I enjoyed the conversation with Charlie and I hope you find it interesting too.
The AFR on 30th July 2014 re-published this piece from the Economist, entitled ‘Wind, Sun and Drain’.
In response, I wrote a short letter to the editor that didn’t make the cut (and was not published). I decided to post it here instead. Continue reading
‘The best camera you have is the one you have with you’. It’s a popular phrase in photography. More often than not, the camera I have with me is the one in my iPhone 5s.
I’ve been getting better (I claim!) at getting good (occasionally great) results out of it, and some friends asked me to write down some of the tips and tricks I’ve learned, that can help to get the best out of this tiny little camera.
Today was a very special day.
I was fortunate to be a member of a group that visited Sir Terry Pratchett at his home, to present him with his tenth honorary doctorate (and his first from Australia).
Some friends of mine live in Königs Wusterhausen, in the outskirts of the Berlin area. This is a lovely lovely area bordered by lakes and forests. Of course, given its location, it gets quite cold in winter
They have built a highly energy efficient house there, which contains a number of great features that I would love to incorporate in an upcoming home renovation back in Adelaide.
I have come across some interesting technology items at Zurich airport today, on my way out to London.
On a Saturday where we had no other commitments, Sebastian Lip and I decided to go on a bit of a day trip from Switzerland to Italy.
In twelve hours, we covered quite a lot of ground, spanned two countries, and had a great time doing it :)