‘General’ Archive

Conroy Q & A

Senator Conroy is participating in the Q&A panel-discussion program on the ABC this evening. Needless to say, many people are sending in questions relating to the Internet Filtering proposal for Tony Jones to ask the Senator. I have sent in the following as President of the Web Industry Professionals Association: Like Senator Conroy, I am […]

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

“The Diving Bell and the Butterfly” is a great movie that is likely to be of interest to anyone interested in accessibility. When the movie came out a couple of years ago, a friend of mine Phil, who is an experienced film maker and cameraman, told me it was terrific and I had to make […]

Webstock 2009 (+video)

I recently returned from another great Webstock Conference in Wellington: Magic venue, fabulous speakers, terrific vibe! When opening the conference, I think Mike Brown picked the mood perfectly, commenting on the financial and environmental crisis facing the world, the importance of finding solutions quickly and how the web, and the people who work in it, […]

Lara’s Gondola book launch

On 3 December 2008, I went to the launch of “Lara’s Gondola”, an inspiring book by a very impressive young woman, Lara Friedman. Lara grew up in Australia and South Africa. While still at school she was selected for the junior netball team for the Maccabiah Games in 1997. She was on the bridge with […]