Author Archives: Joanne Jacobs

BAD EDUCATION: Festival of Dangerous Ideas

Tweet The final session I’ll be liveblogging at #FODI is the talk from AC Grayling on Bad Education.  We’re getting started soon.  Keep reloading this page for updates. The tagline for this session is – will it take a revolution … Continue reading

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CYBERSEXISM: Festival of Dangerous Ideas

Tweet The panel have arrived on stage. Julia Baird is Chair, and she is joined by Clementine Ford, Emma Jane, and Laurie Penny.  I’ll keep updating this live blog as the event continues. [btw I’m loving the #FODI video trying to … Continue reading

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Technophilia: The Festival of Dangerous Ideas

Tweet The panel mounts the stage – Marc Fennell is Chair, and Prof Marc Lewis and Martin Ford are with us. Fennell asks if tech is addictive. Lewis says there is certainly the capacity of being addictive. Lewis says a … Continue reading

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Festival of Dangerous Ideas: Paul Krugman

Tweet I’m here for the Bad Ideas session at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas. Initially we are welcomed bythe Ethics Centre and by the Opera House itself. Krugman’s session is Chaired by Andrew Charlton. Charlton begins by acknowledging Krugman’s interest … Continue reading

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The Politics of Climate Change

Tweet I’m liveblogging the debate from the City of Sydney panel discussing the Countdown to the Paris Climate Change conference for 2015, which is 96 days away. I’ll be updating this blog on the fly so keep refreshing for updates. … Continue reading

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The Art of the Start 2.0 – Guy Kawasaki

Tweet I’m here at the UNSW lecture from Guy Kawasaki.  I’ll be updating this post live online over the next hour. Kawasaki says that he wants to share top 10 tips for starting the next successful business as a startup. … Continue reading

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Why the Dallas Buyers Club Decision Sucks

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Tweet Yesterday in Australia, the Federal Court came down in favour of rights holders who can now force Internet Service Providers to hand over the identities of people who have downloaded the movie, Dallas Buyers Club.  (Let’s leave aside the … Continue reading

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CISCOLive: Etihad Stadium tour


Tweet I was subject to an embargo on the first session of CISCO Live, but now the announcement has been made, I’m allowed to discuss what the press corps did on Day 1. So the first session for the press … Continue reading

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CISCO Live: Disruptive innovation


Tweet I attended the afternoon press session for CISCO Live on disruptive innovation around the Internet of Everything. There follows below the live blog I took of this session. On the panel were: Kevin Bloch (Chair), Joseph Bradley, Dr Michael Briers, Prof … Continue reading

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CISCO Live: How do we create trust?


Tweet I attended a press panel on trust at Cisco Live on Wednesday morning. Here’s my live blog of the issue covered in the session.  At the session were John Strewart, Senior VP Chief Security and Trust Officer; Mike Burgess, … Continue reading

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