Category Archives: Social and Media

Why not writing was alright

It’s like an old friend, this blog. A very patient old friend! A snapshot of my years in the recent and now, not-so-recent past, the blog has served me well. Coming back to it was like reading old newspaper articles of years ago, and understanding the context. As a CEO, I write often – and

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Twitter – ‘I have the conch’… ‘no I have the conch’.

Has Twitter become Lord the Flies (that’s flies – not fries)? That’s the question that came to my mind during the week watching for some reason, a certain cricketer sledge an opposing team. At least this time he wasn’t having to be beeped out. Having been on Twitter for a few years now, I think

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‘D-Gen’-erating (happily) to my late teens: Podcast of the week

This week as I ploughed my way through Twitter one night, I came across a tweet by Simon Owens (@SimonOMelb) mentioning his new Melbourne Radio Podcast and decided to go and download some of his interviews. The first one I listened to was with George Donikian, which I enjoyed. Then – ah, a name from the

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Reviewed – High Wire Act: Ted Rogers, by Caroline Van Hasselt

Where to start in reviewing this 520-page tome? WHAT a book. This book is not just a biography on Canadian media / technology owner and magnate, Ted Rogers, although that’s what I bought it for. It is much, much more than a biography, providing detailed insights into the personality and drive of Rogers, whose name

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