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Speaking of (or on or about) the #NBN … Yep, i’m available.

May 16th, 2013 4 Comments

Since i posted my life-on-the-NBN review a few days ago I’ve been a little inundated with responses. It was a bit of an afterthought post written while i was on holidays but it has easily smashed the record for the most views, incoming links, and general buzzitude of anything I’ve posted around here in quite […]

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The National Broadband Network is a cultural project?

August 9th, 2010 9 Comments

WHAT IS the largest cultural infrastructure project Australia has ever undertaken? If you guessed the Sydney Opera House or Federation Square, I’m afraid to inform you that you’re not even close. The largest piece of cultural infrastructure in Australian history is under construction even as we speak. A clue? It’s not a gallery, a theatre […]

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Museums in the digital age

August 24th, 2009 6 Comments

WHAT is the role of a museum in a digital age? Should publicly funded collecting institutions be able or even obliged to share their collections online, and what do we need to do to allow them to do it effectively? It’s time to revisit the charters, role, regulation and resources of our museums. Time to […]

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