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Grown-ups use Facebook too!

August 31, 2010

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Some articles popped up today all about non-Gen-Y social media users. Over 45s have been Facebook’s fastest growing demographic for a while now, so it’s not new news, but it’s still interesting*. An American survey reports that ‘Social networking use among internet users ages 50 and older nearly doubled—from 22% in April 2009 to 42% […]

Onwards and upwards

August 20, 2010

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It’s really quite magical the way I’ve blogged every few days since my last job wound up. I love that place, the people I got to share an office with, the people who came to use the facilities, the pure potential of the thing. The thing was, I kind of loved it a little too […]

Blogging Brisfest 2010

August 19, 2010

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This year I’m part of a social media project by the Brisbane Festival and Arts Queensland which means that I’ll get tickets to Brisfest events and then blog about them over at their website. The project is called Critical Mass and there are about 20 bloggers taking part, including Brett. All the blogs will be […]

“You’re a Dynamo.”

August 15, 2010

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So the LA Times’s website tells me after surveying me about what I like: You’re a confident explorer of the world. You’re energetic and curious, with a love of life and an infectious enthusiasm for new adventures. Conscious of your place in the world, you like to stay informed about social and political issues and […]

Wallowing in delicious surreality

August 12, 2010

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Image by me It has been a season of endings which, as always, are also beginnings. The one that’s on my mind at the moment, seeing as I’m in The Edge office and supposed to be working, is all the changes around this place. Not only am I leaving The Edge this week after nine […]

Boy Girl Wall Good

August 6, 2010

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I’m really busy doing Edge handover stuff at the moment, so just quickly: A show opened at Metro Arts the other night. It was awesome. Funny, poignant, ridiculous, dirty, intelligent, and just plain good fun. It’s called Boy Girl Wall. It’s about the adventures of a male person, a female person and the wall on […]

Attention!

August 2, 2010

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Generational reductionists often carry on about the shortened attention spans of Gen Y types. On Friday night I was at this thing at this place and noticed a whole bunch of those types taking the time to absorb some quite complex artworks. They were the kind of works that require you to chill out for […]