Tag Archives Information Communication Technology

iPhone Mosaic 10 Years

Innovation, creativity, productivity, ubiquity. Perhaps best defined by events that occurred ten years ago today. A single decade, a BILLION + units, 13 models, 395 sold every minute, 101 million users in the US alone, Still hard to fathom... Steve Jobs and Apple launched the iPhone on January 9th 2007. As Apple says: At Macworld 2007 in San Francisco, Steve…

Office Lights - Is anybody home?

The Victorian Auditor- General has published the interim report examining strategies for delivering services online via digital devices. Phase one of this audit specifically reviewed the Victorian Government ICT Governance Framework and the delivery of the Victorian Government Digital Strategy (Digital Strategy). Phase two of this audit will be tabled at a later date and will examine service delivery implementation and monitoring and evaluation of service…

Boy watching TV for the first time in an appliance store window, 1948 pic.twitter.com/2FfMXwnM2T — Historical Pics (@HistoricalPics) June 21, 2014 and Today...  

The ongoing debate on national infrastructure investment for telecommunications in Australia is mind-numbing.  I was a teenager when the Snowy Mountains Scheme was completed. An inter-generational non-partisan development that strengthened the country. I am not sure we demonstrate the ability to replicate such developments? Those concerned with the demographic challenges facing the country over the next generation and the implications for…

Ravi Parikh, in his HEAP weblog, offers some advice on "How to Lie with Data Visualization" The importance of "data-literacy" and the cautious, if not skeptical mind, cannot be over-stated in a world of 24 x7 news cycles. . Parikh offers a number of telling examples of the mis-use or abuse of data visualisation to distort or deliberately add bias…

Inspiring Connections. It is very appropriate in Youth Week 2014 that a group in Gippsland, Victoria, the "Gippsland Youth Commitment", has developed an online architecture and business model that is designed to get agencies and organisations to work collaboratively by sharing online resources.. for the sole purpose of improving outcomes for young-people. Yes, there are many such initiatives. What makes this…

  The link of the first URL is active again:  http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html Background British physicist Tim Berners-Lee invented the web at CERN in 1989. The project, which Berners-Lee named "World Wide Web", was originally conceived and developed to meet the demand for information sharing between physicists in universities and institutes around the world. On April 30, 1993, the European Organisation for…

There is NOTHING like access to HIGH-SPEED and RELIABLE broadband infrastructure. I have NOTHING like access to HIGH SPEED and RELIABLE broadband infrastructure. A small rant regarding my network access today...... I have been involved, both personally and professionally, in the planning and development of information and telecommunications projects for Education, Business and Communities for almost 30 years. Most recently,…

Telepresence has taken many forms over the years, Education, Health, Emergency services have all experimented with various iterations and combinations of form-factors and bandwidth. I have been involved in many promising, yet ultimately doomed trials and implementations. The team at Double Robotics appear to have something genuinely innovative, well designed and most importantly, practical. Combining the mobile utility of a…

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