Beta testing “Walking Melbourne” podcast

Last month I recorded a couple of pilot episodes of a new podcast series where I walk around Melbourne with one of the City of Melbourne’s “greeters”, Jill. This is a project cooked up between myself, Tourism Victoria and the City of Melbourne....

Religion and violence

This post “I Don’t Respect Your Religion” by Cenk Uygur from The Young Turks is right on the money. Here’s an excerpt: Read the Bible, the Torah and the Koran. They are all full of violent, bloody fantasies that teach you over and over to kill...

Geeks Who Care

Over the last few months I’ve been wrestling with the notion that there should be some kind of framework for geeks to do something positive in their local community. Something that isn’t tied to any particular religious, political or social agenda....

Photos from The White Party

More photos here. I won first prize for my costume. Airfares and accommodation for two to the Gold Coast with passes to the Indy. I believe that is a car race or something.

TPN mentioned (briefly) in The Age

There are a couple of stories about podcasting in Australia in The Age today. I chatted with both journalists at length over the last month for the stories but ended up with two lines out of a 2+ page story. Go figure. All of my journo and ex-journo friends (including...