Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-08-07

  • Today's awesomeness brought to me by the Cure, NIN, soundcloud, @mideion, Tea Party, Pixies, the Matrix soundtrack and the letter A :) #
  • Spent the morning cleaning, now going to spend the afternoon playing (games, music, with puppy). Hooray for sunny weekend days! #
  • For the amusement of @Suni1i :) http://t.co/tnzrwp7 #
  • Went into the store to get a clothes hamper. Came out with a kid sized wheelie bin because it was so cute. I'm just a big kid anyway :) #
  • Haaa hahaha :) RT @swearyanthony: @piawaugh freedom is the same as shiny, right? #
  • One of my favourite things about @soundcloud is finding incredible some remixes of songs I love. http://t.co/W7yYzmg #depechemode #music #
  • This is cool, thanks @crikey_news Walk the world in one minute: http://t.co/pjMApBA #
  • Haha! :) RT @steve_evil: @purserj @piawaugh everyone know that it's been plaits or nothing since the 4th dynasty #
  • I like your logic AJ :) RT @ajtowns: @piawaugh war is just the way people with pigtails respond to not being taken seriously #
  • .@wireghoul ah, shall modify my hair then, ta muchly ;) #
  • Why do ppl take you less seriously with pigtails? Don't they realise it is *the* hairstyle of choice for war? #makingstuffup #
  • Is it sad I'm actually considering buying this book? #ac2 http://t.co/iw4amVF #
  • Heh, Nero, Nemo, whatever! :) #bookswithonelettermissing #
  • Neromancer – the heartwarming story of a cyber cowboy junkie who goes looking for a fish #bookswithonelettermissing #
  • LOL!! RT @crazyjane13: 'Necklace of terror'? REALLY, Today Tonight? #
  • Governor Alex Chernov says what better place to host #iawards than Melbourne, the tech capital of Australia. I feel healthy debate coming :) #
  • Phew, got them all I think :) #iawards #
  • #iawards for ICT educator of the year was Jo Stewart-Rattray (SA) #
  • #iawards for secondary school project goes to Villanova College for their Physics Engine (QLD) #
  • #iawards for security goes to Pure Hacking for PureWAF managed web app firewall service (NSW) #
  • #iawards for tourism and hospitality goes to Centium Software for GuestPoint (QLD) #
  • #iawards correction to sustainability & green it award actually goes to CSIRO Tasmanian ICT Centre for South ESL Hydrological Sensor #sorry #
  • #iawards for tools and infrastructure award goes to Transmax for STREAMS intelligent transport system (QLD) #
  • #iawards for R&D goes to Alacrity Technologies for closes loop environment for wireless (ACT) #
  • #iawards for sustainability & green IT goes to CSIRO ICT centre for Phenonet (ACT) #
  • #iawards for start up company goes to Trueoaks for 99dresses #
  • #iAwards for industrial application goes to Blast Movement Technologies (QLD) for Blast Movement Monitors #
  • #iAwards for financial industry application award goes to Suncorp & Thoughtworks (NSW) with merit to Auditflow Publishing #
  • #iAwards Export Achievement goes to CargoWise GLOW (NSW) #
  • #iawards for eLogistics and Supply Chain goes to SolveIT Software supply chain network optimiser #
  • #iawards for eLearning goes to Janison (NSW) cloud assessment with merit award for the Australian ehealth research centre #
  • #iawards for eInclusion & eCommumity goes to InfoExchange Australia (VIC) #
  • #iawards for eHealth went to the Australian ehealth research centre with merit to Edge Box #
  • #iAwards egovernment award went to Transmax, STREAMS motorway mgkt (qld) #
  • #iAwards Huawei Australia won the first award for communications #
  • Hah :) RT @carolduncan: .@2011Census What about people who are, um, having a 'sleepover' at home of someone they shouldn't oughta be at??? #
  • Interesting RT @google: New: When patents attack Android. http://t.co/qZdipn6 #
  • Woot! In ur tweets, bringing da awesums RT @2011Census: #AusCensus data reveals 98 per cent of @2011Census Twitter followers are awesome. #
  • Ian Birks (AIIA): Australia has leaders across the spectrum of technology innovation and business & the #iAwards recognise & celebrate this #
  • I love it how "live streaming" is so loosely interpreted these days… #
  • The 2011 iAwards are about to start, be interesting to see different category winners :) #iAwards It's being recorded & put online later #
  • Currently looking at work for the Australia Centre for Broadband Innovation http://t.co/i785MH3 #iAwards #
  • .@normnz That comment was specific to context of R&D where collab nonexistent. Of course more commercial collab would be good :) #iAwards #
  • .@sadieandlance NP :) The recommendations being made are *very* interesting but they'll be online later I'm told. Will tweet later. #iAwards #
  • I've heard synergy and synergise several times in the last hour. Must. Stop. Brain. Exploding… #
  • John Grant: single biggest thing going wrong (with IT industry) is capability to collaborate. Let's get serious about it & fix it. #iAwards #
  • Jane Treadwell (eGovernment, ICT & Transformation, World Bank) currently discussing IT procurement & diff between BAU & innovation #iAwards #
  • Jane Treadwell saying how Cloud services & online App stores provide means for small innovative companies to get into gov market #iAwards #
  • John Grant, Chair of the IT Industry Innovation Council talking about innovation & the issue when only underpinned by fiscal policy #iAwards #
  • Dr Robertson: 3 skillsets needed for commercialisation: Research, Engineering & the skills to translate innovation to market use #iAwards #
  • OK Labs getting a shout out from Dr Phil Robertson at #iAwards as great developers of innovation (with Open Source) that have succeeded OS #
  • Dr Phil Robertson saying patents aren't everything, but are critical. #iAwards <- I feel patents are massively overrated wrt tech innovation #
  • Dr Phil Robertson (NICTA) Academics are rewarded on publications not implementation, diff skillset & needs consideration #iAwards #
  • Prof Reg Coutts: every time someone digs up some uranium or something everyone relaxes & goes back to old models. Need new models. #iAwards #
  • Prof Reg Coutts says in Australia ppl rarely want to hear about small innovative companies. Unis & NICTA could work better together #iAwards #
  • Interesting to hear about background of Australia Hears. Dr Saunders talking about diff between gov procurement vs investment. #iawards #
  • Speech at #iAwards panel on Australian innovation strengths (eg well educated, ease of biz setup) & weaknesses (eg collab, r&d funding). #
  • Currently rocking my morning http://t.co/FQZrXDj #music #industrialdub #ting @soundcloud #
  • Nice RT @donkey: A winters day motorcycle commute can be such a drag (/cc @piawaugh) #manawatu http://t.co/zThpCFt #
  • Heh, awesome RT @VancianNotions: lord of the rigs – a conman's truck drivers epic journey. #bookswithonelettermissing #
  • .@kattekrab Poop :/ I need some other excellent friend in Melbourne to stay with. HAve a lovely trip and catch up when you're back :) #
  • I *LOVE* @soundcloud! Just had someone remix a song I've collaborated on http://t.co/DwH6yJZ Original at http://t.co/xbbGsdA #music <3 #
  • I don't know why ppl make a huge fuss over riding a motorbike in winter. It's extra work keeping hands warm & avoiding ice, but wonderful! #
  • Interesting RT @pgsimoes: Matt Damon Explains Why The Perception of Teachers Must Change [VIDEO] http://t.co/P2pIyod (@edudemic) #
  • RTing to #gov2au & #fb :) HILARIOUS! RT @IDEALAW: Facebook will destroy your children's brains [or…not.] http://t.co/nW2PMo7 #
  • HILARIOUS! RT @IDEALAW: Facebook will destroy your children's brains [or…not.] http://t.co/nW2PMo7 /cc @tribalscientist #
  • Enjoying a drink at the phoenix in civic. A new fav handout methinks :) #
  • Attended funeral service for Rob Chalmers. Lovely service with great stories from his life. 60yrs in Aus Press Gallery. Proud to be related. #
  • Am attending the iAwards in Melbourne on Thurs with @katelundy (AIIA, ACS & Pearcey awards event). Should be fun :) http://t.co/4ZbFsmj #
  • Currently reading insightful speech by Terry Moran AO http://t.co/vKtSjhs "Democracy and us" #gov2au #opengov #gov20 /via @ozloop #
  • .@aimee_maree Yeah, I'm the same :) Hey @2011Census, any chance of the ability to have multiple ancestry options per parent? :) #
  • This is brilliant. Beautiful graphics, funny, insightful, informative. Love it! Nice work http://t.co/UTWXvWd @2011Census #gov2au #gov20 #
  • Yes! Totally! Where and when? Evening right? I have some super cool stuff to show you :) Might be fun to have an informal group once a week? #
  • Playtimes are fun. For @br3nda @jdub #puppy http://t.co/XyOHsyu #
  • Po is very glad to be home. He had his first stay in a kennel whilst I was away :) /cc @Br3nda @jdub #sookydogs http://t.co/Gpxqdnh #
  • Sunny all week this week in Canberra, I'm going to ride Bumblebee (my motorbike) to work a bit I think :) #woot #
  • .@SMinney It's still a good solution but not for problem of getting around (more so for the problem of others' entertainment) /cc @elerimai #
  • .@i386 ARGHLSGLSADKLKEOI!~!! </endshorttantrum> ;) /cc @purserj #
  • .@RealNickHodge Wow, I'm not even angry, I'm impressed! ;) /cc @swearyanthony #
  • Hah! You really captured it there. RT @wombat1974 "you raise a very interesting point, fuckknuckle. Please expound on it, dipshit." #
  • Wow, I love it when people abuse you, and then say "nah, I *do* wanna have a conversation". The lack of self awareness is incredible. #
  • Currently looking at winners of MyRegion photo competition. Some incredible photos from all around Australia! http://t.co/07lGykA #pretty #
  • .@jzb Hah! That would totally rock, but I fear I have not yet earnt such a privilege. Watch this space ;) /cc @garethgreenaway #
  • Back at work, wading thru mountains of email, news, events, briefs. Perhaps should caffeinate seeing I've been up since 0400 (flew from Tas) #
  • I'm going to NICTA eGov event on mobile government on 17th Aug, thought some #gov2au peeps might be interested :) http://t.co/437aQh0 #gov20 #
  • Free wireless, coffee, headphones+awesome music, new msgs from friends: these are a few of my fav things (waiting for plane at Melb airport) #
  • Back online & back to work this morning. Had amazing week in Tasmania, another step closer to starting a martial arts school in Canberra :D #
  • Yesterday I saw someone I hadn't seen for 15 yrs who told me I looked exactly the same. Looks like the alchemy lessons paid off ;) #
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