Thinking

Speaking: FastBREAK Breakfast – Youth & Innovation

Every Friday the infamous Coffee Mornings crew meets up at Single Origin Cafe in Surry Hills. We come together to talk ideas and innovation - and we've been lucky enough to take part in Vibewire's e-Festival of Ideas (held in conjunction with the Australian Innovation Festival) known as  FastBREAK -…

Speaking: The Future of Conferences – NSW KM Forum

Over the past 10 years I've been playing in a number of bands.  Everything from hard rock, numetal, progressive and ambient.  Generally playing guitar, vocals, bass, and in later projects - synths, pianos and strings. It's taught me so much about myself and the way people perceive music and performance. …

Speaking: Search Marketing Expo – SMX Sydney 2009

Next week I'll be moderating the social media session at Search Marketing Expo (#SMX).  SMX will be held on April 4th through 5th, at Luna Park's Crystal Palaca.  The social media session will be on day two at 1:30pm.  Joining me will be SEO pioneer Rand Fishkin - CEO &…

Inspiration: a journey through design

Many designers as we (in this industry, anyway) know them were born and bred out of computers and digital instrumentation. TED has delivered another dose of pure inspiration as we hear John Maeda in My journey in design, from tofu to RISD.  Now at the Rhode Island School of Design,…

Privacy Caught Pants Down

Six Pixels of Separation recently wrote The Naked Truth - and with it some very interesting stats about the readiness of us youngsters to get our gear off.  I'm a digital native, in the younger gen-y bracket, but I say: technology is no excuse for irresponsibility. Nor do I think…

Inspiration: nice to meet you in 2008

2008 brought me together with some of the very best minds in the business and it would be impossible to name them all.  So many great conversations, so many great ideas. So little time.  2008 was definitely a year I met some truly inspirational people in the digital media space. …