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Welcome to my blog. It goes back a while and has my thoughts on all things technology, open government, FOSS and freedom. May contain traces of silliness and martial arts.
Check out my Gov 2.0 (open government) posts. They represent the bulk of my thinking and work at the moment.
These thoughts are my own.
Important posts & links
- Choose Your Own Adventure, Please
- Online Culture: Unicorns and Doom
- Gov 2.0: Where to begin
- Creating Open Government (for a Digital Society)
- Internet, government and society: reframing #ozlog & #openinternet
- Speech from Nethui on Open Government and Gov 2.0
- Public engagement: more customer service than comms
- Cloud computing: finding the silver lining
- Vivek Kundra and some lessons learnt about tech in gov
- Society 5 project
- OKFestival 2012: Open Data, Open Gov & Open Science
- Privacy and Internet Policy at Internet Governance Forum Australia
- Distributed Democracy project
Archive – blogging since 2003
Category Archives: lca2007
I was really proud to be involved in Senator Lundy’s Foundations of Open Summit and wanted to follow up with some more resources. There are videos from all talks available, Donna just did a great blog post about it as … Continue reading
At lca2007 Jim Gettys did an interview with Triple J’s Hack show on the OLPC. Check it out here.
My goodness, the last week just flew and now here we are saying “wow, it’s all over!”. I’m still putting all my thoughts together but I wanted to reiterate thanks to everyone, including the Seven team, all the helpers, sponsors, … Continue reading
Great story about the virtualisation miniconf, which is the most attended miniconf in all lca2007 and the first to beat Debian! Speaking at this year’s Linux.conf.au Linux and open source conference in Sydney, Intel software engineer Jeff Dike spoke about … Continue reading
(In reference to the “distro chairs” at lca2007) Gentoo gets a box and people then have to build the chair themselves! What more could a Gentoo user want? There is at least one satisfied Gentoo user on his chair. It … Continue reading
Now an independent open source developer based in Tokyo, Haitzler will be returning to Sydney next week to speak about the bulking up and slowing down of open source desktops at linux.conf.au. Check out this great interview with Carsten Haitzler … Continue reading
I’ve been to the previous two LCAs (2005 and 2006), presenting at 2006. LCA is an absolutely wonderful conference to visit, but the reception to my presentation amazed me – the audience is wonderful, with an excellent mixture of experience … Continue reading
Currently I have two roles: to help people learn tough technical topics with the least amount of pain; [and] to help developers create passionate users regardless of the type of product (or service). – Kathy Sierra A great interview with … Continue reading
Check out this awesome interview with Jim Gettys about OLPC in Computerworld today. Jim is doing a talk about OLPC at linux.conf.au 2007. You will see that from the base up, our system is aimed at enabling collaborative applications: browsing … Continue reading