Is Mordy Koots a glimpse into the future of entertainment?

I had the pleasure of running into Jim Shomos the other night & he was telling me about his latest project – Mordy Koots. This project is amazing in the way that it brings together so many of the threads of film, gaming, web and social computing. Lots of the ideas that people have discussed, such as the shifting consumption patterns for new media, are … Continue reading Is Mordy Koots a glimpse into the future of entertainment?

Blog action day 2009: What can one person do? #BAD09

Today is Blog Action Day 2009 & the topic is climate change. “Climate change affects us all and it threatens more than the environment. It threatens to cause famine, flooding, war, and millions of refugees. Given the urgency of the issue of climate change and the upcoming international climate negotiations in Copenhagen this December, we think the blogosphere has the unique opportunity to mobilize millions … Continue reading Blog action day 2009: What can one person do? #BAD09

Kind supporters of Cupcake Camp Sydney

A number of organisations have stepped up to offer prizes for Cupcake Camp Sydney. I wanted to take the opportunity to thank them for their generosity, and also to show the prizes that our cupcake makers could win. The Plantronics has provided one of their Discovery 925 Bluetooth earpiece. It is a nifty designer headset for both men and women. “Delivering exceptional audio performance, complemented … Continue reading Kind supporters of Cupcake Camp Sydney

Innovation and technology predictions

“I think there is a world market for maybe five computers”. Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM, 1943 It is easy to look at a statement like this and poke fun. Hindsight is a wonderful thing! But as I have said on many occasions – innovation always comes unexpectedly & from the periphery. Very often the innovation is not a completely new technology, rather it is … Continue reading Innovation and technology predictions

Live local challenge – what I learned #livelocal

Approach My approach was that of an ordinary outer suburban Sydney dweller. I wanted to see how easy it would be to live locally using the local shopping sources – malls, supermarkets, farmer’s markets – without travelling long distances to specialist sources. I also broadened my thinking to include other things I consume, such as power, cleaning supplies and cosmetics. The other thing I wanted … Continue reading Live local challenge – what I learned #livelocal