Podcasting at Conferences

For podcast hosts out there that attend conferences, especially those that only do Face-to-Face interviews like us, I'd so recommend making the most of these moments. You get to speak to people you wouldn't normally come in contact with, plus you get to ride on the coat-tails of the buzz that the conference creates.  Craig and I have experienced this recently attending Open Source Developers Conference and YOW, recording for our podcast Coding By Numbers. [Read More]

gr8confau call for presentations now open

We are pleased to announce that the CFP for gr8confau is now open. Gr8 Conference Australia will be held on 15th November 2011 at ANU (Australian National University), Canberra As this is our first time running the conference in Australia, it will be run as a mini-conf of Open Source Developers Conference (OSDC) 2011 which runs for the entire week from 14th -18th November. To attend the gr8 conference you will need to have a ticket for OSDC (which is very reasonably priced) or pay a small fee (expected to be around $50) for a miniconf ticket. [Read More]

The fifth day

Ever since about 2005 I've only worked 4 days (or less) a week. It's only in the last year I’ve had to go back to 5. When I worked 4 - I LOVED my 5th day off... it's great being able to get all those odd jobs done. You know - those things that either spoil your weekend (waiting in queues) or you end up trying to squeeze them in during your lunch hour or the working day as they are only weekday things. [Read More]