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Inspiring techies to become great writers | Cameron Shorter
The importance (and shortage) of #technical #writers within #open #source communities + #software #documentation models, a call to action and a story
technical  writing  bullsi  open  source  pointofview  2019  australia  community  developer  software  process  geospatial  story  research  reference  communication  hightech  gap  documentation  model 
9 weeks ago by csrollyson
We Are Family: Fathers' Time with Children and the Risk of Parental Relationship Dissolution | Social Forces | Oxford Academic
"... the sole correlate of parental relationship dissolution is shared time spent in family meals. This correlation holds only for shared family mealtime in which families are not simultaneously watching television. Further analysis suggests that high-quality shared family mealtimes may lower the risk of relationship dissolution..."
father  family  meal  research  childrearing  study  divorce  separation  tv  mother  children  australia 
june 2019 by csrollyson
Human migration sparked by wars, disasters, and now climate | National Geographic Australia - National Geographic
Forced #migration throughout #human history due to war+environment; soon #climate #change will probably be the major driver as drought, flooding & #water shortages increase #refugee
migration  history  war  climate  persecution  africa  asia  europe  america  australia  global  19eyz  ancient  change  forced  refugee  human 
april 2019 by csrollyson
George Pell: cardinal found guilty of child sexual assault | Australia news | The Guardian
Very high-ranking bishop found guilty of raping choirboys by unanimous jury (to be appealed)
australia  catholic  church  bishop  trial  sexuality  abuse  Q1  2019  1996  1997  vatican 
february 2019 by csrollyson
Immunotherapy has changed cancer medicine. But it's no miracle cure | Ranjana Srivastava | Opinion | The Guardian
Oncologist SH3 emphasizes negative emotional side effects of CAR-T hype, relates several SH1 patient conversations
opinion  pointofview  sh3  oncologist  australia  q3  2017  cartcell  18sbx  death  grief  family  bullsi  bullsi2 
january 2019 by csrollyson
Peak car - Wikipedia
Economic hypothesis showing widespread fall in car ownership plus increased miles/kms driven
automotive  car  Ownership  transportation  model  economy  culture  hightech  uber  smartphone  infrastructure  reference  comparison  uk  Usa  france  europe  australia  driving  sharing  autonomous  cycling  urbanism  city  london  mobility 
november 2018 by csrollyson
The Rise of the Beer Can - The Atlantic
Brief history of the can as beer (and other) packaging + the environmental impact of bottles v cans
aluminum  can  beer  history  environment  impact  mineral  china  Q3  2018  australia 
july 2018 by csrollyson
First 90 Kangaroos released in Wyoming – County 10™
Messing with the environment: releasing kangaroos in the USA west #wyoming
kangaroo  wyoming  usa  australia  2017  environment  west  species 
april 2017 by csrollyson
Why We Don't Walk Anymore (plus a Primal Health Challenge) | Mark's Daily Apple
Rationale for walking + references of how much people walk around the world
walking  Statistics  usa  uk  australia  health  work  home 
march 2017 by csrollyson
I Found a Therapy Chat Room and Started Talking with Strangers
Example of meaningful conversations online, by a skeptic #trust #experiential
experiential  social  media  forum  example  Q4  2016  experience  australia  chat  sochap  2csra  2csrollyson  2snr 
october 2016 by csrollyson
ANZ’s Customer Experience Strategy Reaps Lasting Rewards | Loyalty360.org
Bank #customer #experience case study focuses on easier banking; summarizes transformation process+results #cx
casestudy  banking  customer  experience  service  design  relationship  touchpoint  q4  2014  australia  2chcuo  2sbs  cco  strategy  asia 
september 2015 by csrollyson
The Deadly Global War for Sand | WIRED
Another example of humans plundering Earth: illegal "mining" produces sand needed for concrete, glass
construction  india  china  australia  usa  france  building  concrete  glass  exposé  q2  2015  development  mafia  corruption  environment  2ghcj 
august 2015 by csrollyson
These Drones Are Already Starting to Deliver Medicine, Books, and Pizza | WIRED
These #drone #medicine delivery pilots in Europe, Pacific aim to close last mile b/t meds, patients
drone  medicine  healthcare  delivery  q1  2015  pilot  norway  russia  bhutan  papua  new  guinea  australia  2ghcj 
march 2015 by csrollyson
Ice Bucket Challenge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Anatomy of a meme: the good bad & ugly: each participant's motivations indiv but at what point to we self-caricatureize? #fb
meme  2014  q3  ALS  charity  celebrity  2csrollyson  media  social  culture  usa  uk  australia 
august 2014 by csrollyson
Team | Business Models Inc.
Fuses business / corporate strategy with design and innovation; small but global presence
strategy  design  professional  services  management  consulting  firm  netherlands  siliconvalley  chicago  australia  china  innovation  business  model 
august 2014 by csrollyson
Australia and climate change: Axed | The Economist
Shows some of the conflicts at play, special interests, politics
Australia  climate  change  policy  law  repeal  q3  2014  carbon  special  interest 
july 2014 by csrollyson
Transport Regulation: If This Were Finance Uber Would Be Behind Bars | Nemo's Blog
Skewers regulators for being gutless & not reforming taxi legislation; inaction lets UBER & other disruptors profit
uber  transport  taxi  regulation  q2  2014  economics  analysis  australia  faction  protection  customer  government  local 
may 2014 by csrollyson
Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index - A.T. Kearney
#FDI ranking: Interactive gadget gives overview of each country's reputation to global investors
reputation  foreign  direct  2013  rank  bric  usa  uk  germany  canada  russia  brazil  china  india  australia  government  policy  regulation  economy  2ghcj 
february 2014 by csrollyson
How Country Road transformed into an omni-channel business
Australian apparel & home store case study has some nice detail on technology, inventory & fulfillment issues, quotes CTO
cdo  digital  casestudy  retail  ecommerce  transformation  australia  apparel  home  south  africa  cto  website  mobile  smartphone  tablet  adoption  inventory  Competition  strategy  omni  multi  channel  q2  2013  Foundation 
june 2013 by csrollyson
Amitav Ghosh : The Anglophone Empire
Brilliant essay juxtaposes the British Empire in India and the USA/UK/Australia force in Iraq
india  history  iraq  empire  analysis  comparison  usa  britain  uk  repression  military  nation  building  revolt  Bush  australia 
april 2013 by csrollyson
Frighteningly Beautiful Shots of Australian Peacock Spider | Bored Panda
STUPENDOUS photos of Australian peacock spider; the wonder of #nature! Thx @jhagel #fb
exceptional  photo  australia  peacock  spider  nature 
april 2013 by csrollyson
Huawei: The company that spooked the world | The Economist
The growth of Huawei, a pioneering Chinese competitor that just edged Ericsson to be the #1 global telecoms supplier
china  telecom  espionage  statistics  history  global  network  switch  market  globalization  brand  competition  usa  uk  france  australia  government  intelligence  manufacturing  2blog  2ghcj 
august 2012 by csrollyson
Are Canadians richer than Americans?
Interesting; note the organizing principle is *median*; seems to reflect the U.S. DNA, which has been about improving oneself, less of a collective mentality
politics  economy  comparison  canada  usa  australia  household  statistics  report  europe  italy 
july 2012 by csrollyson
Visas for entrepreneurs: Where creators are welcome | The Economist
How the USA is shooting itself in the foot by rejecting entrepreneur visa & how other countries are profiting
canada  australia  chile  singapore  newzealand  ireland  britain  entrepreneur  visa  usa  investor  university  global  market  economy  development  2ghcj  uk 
june 2012 by csrollyson
Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A global SOPA/PIPA-like "treaty": big business (pharma, Hollywood) consulted but no citizen groups
pipa  sopa  intellectual  property  legislation  government  global  treaty  agreement  2012  usa  europe  australia  japan  korea  secret  uk  pharma  hollywood 
february 2012 by csrollyson
Social World: Law Firm Taps Cisco Quad to Unify Global Workforce
Solid case study for global Australian law firm combining document management, unified communication and social networking
enterprise  2.0  casestudy  global  cisco  microsoft  connections  australia  Asia  pacific  CIO  Culture  social  business  adoption  unified  communications  law  firm 
august 2011 by csrollyson
Barefoot Running
Excellent research & references re: barefoot running v. shod; great links
running  barefoot  research  shoe  fivefingers  australia  VFF 
july 2011 by csrollyson
President's Messages - 2010 - 2011
president's blog offers general discussion, not engagement
12lc1  president  blog  rotary  australia  12jac  process  Service  Club 
june 2011 by csrollyson
On The Same Wave | Surf Life Saving
Nice analysis of classes of "members" and "friends" of a club; growing clubs
12lc1  management  club  member  model  lifecycle  analysis  12rec  12reg  australia  environment  fitness  12ope 
june 2011 by csrollyson
From Bullets to Megabytes - NYTimes.com
Points out that in cyber war there's no boundary between "offense" & "defense" Thx @charles #fb
software  enterprise  government  warfare  stuxnet  reflection  iran  germany  usa  australia  offense  defense  2ghcj 
february 2011 by csrollyson
Warrior Dash | Home
Short courses focused on overcoming obstacles
running  warrior  race  usa  australia 
december 2010 by csrollyson
Your $12 Pack of Cigarettes Will Now Come With These Horrible Pictures
Preview 2011's gruesome scare pictures for cigarette packaging; discussion excellent Thx @mklopez
discussion  smoking  cigarette  advertising  warning  legislation  packaging  government  health  culture  global  usa  canada  australia  2csrollyson 
november 2010 by csrollyson
Mad for Mumbai | The Australian
Gripping description of an expat living in India Thx @jeanneleez
India  culture  reflection  insight  expatriate  australia  exceptional 
november 2010 by csrollyson
Stuff about me
Amazing site for working with kettlebells
kettlebell  trainer  story  australia  transformation  fitness 
april 2010 by csrollyson
The Mobile Phone: A History in Pictures - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership
Fun "time-lapse" look at 20 mobiles, from Aussie perspective.. bonus: no annoying CIO splash ad!
Mobile  Phone  History  Gallery  Australia  technology  2csrollyson 
october 2009 by csrollyson

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