Author Archives: Joanne Jacobs

2017: Fighting Popularity

Tweet It’s been a long time since I updated this blog, partly because I have much more going on with my job at Disruptor’s Handbook, on my various boards and on social channels, and partly because I have struggled to … Continue reading

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Muru-D SYD3 Demo Night LIVE!


Tweet I’m here at the Telstra Customer Insights Centre for the Demo Day for Cohort 3 of Telstra’s Muru-D. I’ll be liveblogging the event tonight so keep refreshing the page for updates. 6:24pm We’re all piling in to the theatre. … Continue reading

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Live Blog of Girls in Tech at VIVID


Tweet Thanks to Intel for inviting me here to the Girls in Tech event to talk about how we inspire girls to get involved in technology. It’s something I’m passionate about so it’s a delight to be here. I’ll keep … Continue reading

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Live blog of the AR and VR Meetup in Sydney

Tweet Scott O’Brien kicks us off with a welcome to country and a note that the AR Meetup group is growing rapidly – now over 600 members. Ric Holland from eClub Offis solutions – the main sponsor of the AR … Continue reading

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Post Paris attacks… Why wholesale surveillance is still a spectacularly bad idea.

Tweet We’re all reeling following the attacks on Paris today, and the bloodbath that has occurred at the Bataclan Concert Hall. Once again the terrorists killed in the raid that followed the attacks have been described as ‘very young’. This … Continue reading

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Telstra Digital Summit: Afternoon session liveblog

Tweet We’re back after the break at the Telstra Digital Summit.  Up next is @briansolis and Larry Marshall from CSIRO.  I’m liveblogging again.  Keep refreshing the page for updates. Brian Solis is up first, talking about his book, The Experience when … Continue reading

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Telstra Digital Summit: No Going Back Now – Liveblog

Tweet I’m liveblogging from the #telstrasummit – keep updating the page for new content. You can also follow it online at Andy Penn notes that last week was #BackToTheFuture day and also the day when self-driving cars were tested in autopilot, a … Continue reading

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IBM SolutionsConnect: Artificial Intelligence

Tweet Peter Haggar is up to speak about Watson [JJ: incidentally my favourite bit of IBM tech]. For those who don’t know, Watson is the kit that competed in the TV program Jeopardy, four and a half years ago. Haggar … Continue reading

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IBM SolutionsConnect: The API Economy

Tweet David Bell from IBM is a Master Inventor – a role which is determined by the cumulative number of patents registered. He spends the majority of his time with test lead at the IBM Hursley Laboratories. Bell notes that … Continue reading

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LiveBlog – IBM SolutionsConnect

Tweet I’m at the IBM event looking at innovation solutions for digital business. I’ll be updating this post live as it happens. Keep refreshing the page for updates. Jo Dooley, Director of IBM Digital Sales, opens the event and challenges … Continue reading

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