Disintermediation – Cultural futures in a digital age on Big Ideas – ABC Radio

Finally talk about disintermediation makes it onto the quasi MSM – Great listen to some spot on thoughts around the changing future. Disintermediation is the key. ABC Radio ‘Do not be bland’ and ‘back to the bold’ is the key message in order to empower Australia’s cultural institutions in an age of digital disruption. So Kim WilliamsContinue reading “Disintermediation – Cultural futures in a digital age on Big Ideas – ABC Radio”

a rose By any other name would smell as sweet – For stony limits cannot hold love out

  Juliet O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo? Deny thy father and refuse thy name; Or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love, And I’ll no longer be a Capulet.   Romeo Aside Shall I hear more, or shall I speak at this? Juliet ‘Tis but thy name that is my enemy;Continue reading “a rose By any other name would smell as sweet – For stony limits cannot hold love out”

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you a happier person – Business Insider

UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb explains: Everything is interconnected. Gratitude improves sleep. Sleep reduces pain. Reduced pain improves your mood. Improved mood reduces anxiety, which improves focus and planning. Focus and planning help with decision making. Decision making further reduces anxiety and improves enjoyment. Enjoyment gives you more to be grateful for, which keeps that loop ofContinue reading “A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you a happier person – Business Insider”

Pipes End-of-life Announcement

Jun 04 2015 – Pipes End-of-life Announcement As of August 30th 2015, users will no longer be able to create new Pipes. The Pipes team will keep the infrastructure running until end of September 30th 2015 in a read-only mode. You can download your Pipe definition by specifying your Pipe-ID (_id) and the output formatContinue reading “Pipes End-of-life Announcement”

Listener’s Poker

Over on his blog, my mate Kent has started a game of listeners poker. He explains it like this: [It’s like]  Liar’s Poker, but with sound.  Somebody pick something good, and others try to top it.  We’re talking playing, and musicianship.  Not just some studio-created and network-marketed nonsense.  Music.  Reeeeeel music. Well, I’m game. AndContinue reading “Listener’s Poker”

The unconsciously built connected consciousness | Cluetrain at Fifteen

[The Net is] the connected consciousness of the market itself. It makes markets smart by giving customers unprecedented powers, the most fundamental of which is each other via Cluetrain at Fifteen | Linux Journal. What I have always loved about Doc is how human he is. For me this quote encompasses everything the article hasContinue reading “The unconsciously built connected consciousness | Cluetrain at Fifteen”

The Parent’s Guide to a Minecraft Server for your kids

A friend of mine posted on facebook wondering if anyone knew about running a Minecraft server, predominantly for her son. Me and my son have been through the experience and we’ve come up against a few hurdles we had to overcome. I thought it might be useful to share what we’ve done. So here itContinue reading “The Parent’s Guide to a Minecraft Server for your kids”