Tag Archives: culture

Are you really data-driven?

Many companies and even individuals pride themselves on being data-driven. Or at least that’s what they claim – it is however clear many are data-driven only when it fits their preferred narrative or their view of how the world works. … Continue reading

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Second impressions on Australia

Curiously, there’s no phrase “second impressions”, so what comes after first impressions? Noting that I wrote a couple of posts about first impressions of Australia some 2½ years ago ([1], [2]), it’s time to take stock of some cultural and … Continue reading

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Review of “Urban Homesteading” and some thoughts on food

I’ve amassed quite a few books on homesteading, urban farming, sustainability, energy efficiency, building, permaculture and related topics recently and the next up for review is no exception: Urban Homesteading: Heirloom Skills for Sustainable Living by Rachel Kaplan & Ruby … Continue reading

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Backwater Australia – or maybe not?

There is a general consensus or at least an attitude in Europe that Australia is quite a bit behind in most, particularly technological, things. However, there was also a general consensus in Europe that it was leading the mobile devices … Continue reading

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