How does digital media dragons really affect us?
While there are many literary giants who drank as well as they wrote, Ernest Hemingway may be the all-time champ. (Sorry Charles Bukowski and Sea of Lattituders (sic))Art or farce?
Leaders Deny Strife Caused Departures From Politico New York Times. Schadenfraude alert. Politico is a big recipient of Wall Street advertising, and its coverage reflects that. Huffington Post broke the story, and the details are juicy.
SYDNEY’S council mergers have sparked a multi-million dollar land grab as developers eye grand old town halls, prime harbourside land and other valuable real estate gems that could become surplus to requirements Town haul: Developers eye riches
Baby cages used to ensure that children get enough sunlight and fresh air when living in an apartment building, ca. 1937
In his opening statement, Robert Stefanic said he was impressed with the dedication and professionalism of “most of” his staff and intended to build on the department’s capacity based on his experience running the equivalent agency in New South Wales.
pay less attention to poems and paintings than to faceless bureaucrats, agency acronyms, and legalese Holistic Kafka
When Peter Shergold was asked to rake over major policy failures under the previous government and draw out lessons in better ways of doing public administration, he seized the opportunity to say what he really thinks. His lively report (with its mouthful title) — Learning from Failure: why government policy initiatives have gone so badly wrong in the past and how the chances of success in the future can be improved — reads like a manifesto for modern public services that attempts to go well above and beyond its terms of reference Adapt or die: Peter Shergold's manifesto for transformation