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Surfers Paradise, Australia
Freelance Writer

Technology writer + musician. Formerly editor at AppStorm, The Next Web, Audiotuts+, DesignCrowd, FUEL, Lifehack, 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?

Sep 14, 2015

“We need to step up the game”: Business leaders react to Malcolm Turnbull’s prime ministership…

Sep 09, 2015

When you can actually pretend to be a conductor I will totally buy a Rift.…

Sep 07, 2015

Alda is a new programming language that lets you compose music in a text editor via @thenextweb

Sep 06, 2015

RT @lewgus: 3D Robotics' Chris Anderson on the rise of 'mass jackassery' in the hobby drone community

Sep 03, 2015

RT @ppetrovski: Cause nothing says luxury like an $800 Huawei smartwatch.

Sep 03, 2015

RT @alexwain: Earth At Night Seen From Space ISS Will Seriously Take Your Breath Away

Sep 01, 2015

RT @DotComHippie: Guitarists can sync their brains with other players, forming a giant hyperbrain:… #neuroscience #music

Sep 01, 2015

If someone could please make a wearable that pauses the Apple TV when I fall asleep it'd save me a whole load of confused fast-forwarding

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