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Surfers Paradise, Australia

Technology writer. Former @appstorm managing editor / @thenextweb features editor. Email:

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.

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.

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.
Mar 17, 2015

RT @jonrussell: Nintendo didn’t give many details about its plan for mobile games, but what we do know right now is encouraging…

Aug 14, 2014

Now with your Malaysia Airlines flight, cabin crew who will take advantage of your fear over its two downed planes.…

Aug 12, 2014

Australia's national security proposals will criminalise journalists, says union via @guardian

Aug 11, 2014

RT @ioerror: I hope those documenting the crimes of the police in #Ferguson drop docs on every single cop. Name them. Use non-violence to beat them.

Aug 11, 2014

RT @Aaron_Osteraas: @jfalconer Father of Tea Cup: People need to stop drinking coffee.

Aug 11, 2014

Father of PGP encryption: Telcos need to get out of bed with governments

Aug 11, 2014

The Brazilian Bus Magnate Who’s Buying Up All the World’s Vinyl Records

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