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Progress – Building Social Capital and Mutual Goodwill

Progress – Building Social Capital and Mutual Goodwill

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Progress hinges not on eradicating mistakes, but on our success at perpetuating them – by making good mistakes we learn to forgive, progress and mature by fault

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Creative Australia – Bold Visions and Master Plans

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The second week in March 2013 was a busy one in terms of arts and culture in Australia. The Art Gallery of NSW announced its bold vision and master plan for its future and the Australian Government announced its Creative-Australia National Cultural Policy after over a year of deliberation. Early…

From Geek to God, an Odyssey – Steve Jobs, a Creation Story

From Geek to God, an Odyssey – Steve Jobs, a Creation Story

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The news from the corporate world that Apple CEO Steve Jobs is for a second time on medical leave, this time indefinite, is very sobering. For someone whose whole adult life seems to have been in one way or another connected to Apple computers, it is with some ambivalence that I reflect on what that means for Apple, and the world at large, when their powerhouse executive is no longer guiding the helm.

Vale Steve Jobs

Vale Steve Jobs

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All men have need of the gods…said ancient Greek author Homer in the Odyssey. As American computer entrepreneur and inventor Steve Jobs traversed the road from Geek to God he became part of his own creation story. He was on the ground with the rise of the personal computer and…

Safely Up in an iCloud, more than just heaven on earth

Safely Up in an iCloud, more than just heaven on earth

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With its new product iCloud Apple, ever market innovators, have come up with a simple way to store all that is important up there in the clouds so its accessible wherever we are and importantly, from whatever device we have to hand right down here on earth.

Editorial – Muse News February 2011

Editorial – Muse News February 2011

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The music of friends seems to be to the fore this month. A four-day event at Kings Place, London, Celebrating Grainger 2011, will feature that talented pianist from Dalby, Jayson Gillham, who together with friends John Lavender and Penelope Thwaites will present this controversial and interesting composer’s works in his 50th anniversary year. At Brisbane keyboard virtuoso Christopher Wrench, cellist Louise King and their friends will feature in the Chamber Music Series.