Joel Falconer on Muck Rack

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
Freelance Writer

Working on @onhiveapp. SitePoint Entrepreneur editor. Formerly @thenextweb, @DesignCrowd, @envato, @lifehackorg, etc. Email: (no PR).

Would You Be a Perpetual Traveler or a World Citizen? — On Monday I wrote about developing the freedom to travel anywhere, anytime without getting fired. For many people, putting yourself in a position where you are free to go at any time and stay in the places you've always wanted to stay is a completely new experience and mindset.
May 08, 2014

Perpetual travel is an interesting concept. Innovations like #Bitcoin make it more viable.…

What does Silk Road’s closure mean for Bitcoin, Tor & the online drug trade? — Let's get a few things straight. Silk Road's closure isn't the death knell for Tor, the anonymizing network one must be connected to in order to access sites on the most well-known area of the dark web. Nor does it spell the end of Bitcoin, the pseudonymous currency of Silk Road, or cryptocurrencies at large.
Oct 03, 2013

What does Silk Road’s closure mean for Bitcoin, Tor & the online drug trade?…

Tony Abbott's Internet Policy a Global Laughing Stock — With an election just over a week away in Australia, the incumbent Labor Party's latest piece of propaganda is a spoof of the opposition's proposed broadband infrastructure policy - one that replaces the well-underway gigabit National Broadband Network with a plan to ensure speeds of 25 megabits per second around the country.
Aug 27, 2013

ADSL2 Speeds by 2019: The Stupidest Government Policy Ever?

Feb 11, 2016

RT @MaajidNawaz: Early warning signs of fascism: to make enemies over the slightest schism, and resort to character assassination rather than debating ideas

Feb 10, 2016

RT @rickygervais: Why do some people concern themselves more with political correctness than actual correctness? For an easier life? Give me truth any day.

Feb 10, 2016

RT @mattallen: Lots of noise on the US startup scene “resetting” to favour profitable companies. Turns out the #startupaus way was right from the get go.

Feb 10, 2016

RT @TheCalebBond: .@mirandadevine continues heat on David Morrison whose appointment to Australian of the Year looks worse each day.…

Feb 09, 2016

New ‘Trust and Safety Council’ Is Twitter Version of 1984’s Ministry of Truth…

Feb 09, 2016

How to Fire Someone Without Getting Sued or Hurting Morale…

Feb 08, 2016

The Masochists Who Defend Sadists: The Regressive Left in Theory and Practice…

Feb 07, 2016

How readability can make sure people actually read your content

Feb 05, 2016

RT @stillgray: Twitter literally learned nothing from Digg. Stop fucking with the core user experience. This kills the social network.

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