Archive | March, 2013

Why every girl needs a Dragon: The Art of Social Storytelling

“There’s no doubt that we’re moving into a new age of media, and the days when a writer could just write his books and have them published and never interact with the public are gone.” – George R.R. Martin I confess it. I  am addicted to Game of Thrones. I’ve read all the books, seen […]

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The Plan is to have a Plan; before you need a Plan.

Planning for risk is nothing new. We all know about risk. We’re taught from the moment we’re mobile not to touch hot stuff or play with sharp things. We’re reprimanded for throwing objects, running with scissors or swimming straight after a meal. As the days of climbing trees, eating ants and using the trampoline as […]

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Political Censorship in the Twittersphere: It’s all about Social Identity Ownership

I am a huge advocate of Politicians using Twitter to engage and interact with their constituents and country-folk. Accessibility to our politicians is often at arms length, between several layers of advisors and a forest of paperwork. Twitter allows instantaneous access and more often than not, a quick reply sans spin doctors. It also gives […]

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Social Identity Theft – how much will it cost YOU?

As Victorian’s sat glued to their televisions and internet news feeds as former Premier Ted Baillieu resigned from the Liberal leadership Wednesday night, one industrious Cyber Squatter was getting ready to nab a piece of Cyber-Real-Estate that shouldn’t have been on the market. Within minutes of Dr Denis Napthine being named as Liberal Party Leader […]

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