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Google Glasses make me laugh

Google Glasses make me laugh

I did look heaven-ward when I watched a video called ‘Google Glasses Project’. It reminded me of how the mind struggles with innovation. Watch the video below and see if you can spot the problem that I call ‘innovation incongruence’....

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Gambling

Lessons from Casino marketing

Lessons from Casino marketing

Corporations of all shapes and sizes can learn from the ways in which casinos lure and retain their clients. Casinos make generous offers. But...

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Technology

Facebook is cruising for a bruising

Facebook is cruising for a bruising

CNN reported about a Sheriff in Virginia who fired his Deputy simply because his Deputy liked something on Facebook. What did he like? The page...

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Radio

Jonar on Gibran : ABC Radio

Jonar on Gibran : ABC Radio

Jonar Nader was interviewed by Dr Rachael Kohn on ABC Radio National to explore the life of Kahlil Gibran, the author of The Prophet. In this...

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Barry O’Farrell’s biggest mistake

Barry O’Farrell’s biggest mistake

What can we learn from Mr Barry O’Farrell’s mistakes? The word ‘mistake’ means to miss-step. To miss something. What did Mr O’Farrell...

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TGA to IHRB: Cease and Desist

TGA to IHRB: Cease and Desist

Sam Cohen has been ordered by the Therapeutic Goods Administration to withdraw his advertising and all the lies. Following a recommendation from the Complaints...

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Go back to where you came from

Go back to where you came from

Half way through Year-Nine at high school, the first Asian student joined our class. What a shock. What a novelty. He was fifteen, with the soulful glance of a...

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Maree Azzopardi — legal threats

Maree Azzopardi — legal threats

I was threatened with legal action by a woman called Maree Azzopardi. She is an artist from Sydney. I had invited her to conduct an interview with me about her...

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What’s Frank Pangallo’s crime?

What’s Frank Pangallo’s crime?

The media is up in arms about one of its own. Channel Seven’s Frank Pangallo from Today Tonight was ostracised by reporters from Channel Nine and Network...

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Bitten at the Serpent’s Table

Bitten at the Serpent’s Table

Sydney-siders could be forgiven for thinking that ‘The Serpent’s Table’ was the name of a sell-out ‘show’ hosted by Sydney Festival....

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Is WaterAid a transparent charity?

Is WaterAid a transparent charity?

In my water bill today I received a brochure from WaterAid Australia, asking for help to raise $250,000 per month. The brochure says that WaterAid works to change...

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Leaders and the Santa Syndrome

Leaders and the Santa Syndrome

I am not sure about the merits of being with like-minded people. In my work and social life, I do not seek like-mindedness. I prefer to be with leaders who desire...

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The Red Lantern shined upon me

The Red Lantern shined upon me

As someone who dines-out at least five times per week, there are certain types of restaurants I had never frequented, such as Vietnamese restaurants. I am not sure...

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2 years into 26 minutes

2 years into 26 minutes

I bumped into Joshua Marks the other day as he was dashing out, clutching his cameras to attend a shoot. Before he whizzed off, he gave me a copy of one of his...

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