Tuesday 15 March 2016

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Human capital and technology

Published as ‘Battle of carrot versus stick’, Geelong Advertiser, Thursday 13 November 2008, p. 23. Rupert Murdoch’s second Boyer Lecture on the ABC ‘Who’s afraid of new technology?’ was a challenging call to Australians to embrace the opportunities of the …

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New ways in history

Published as 'Balancing act', Geelong Advertiser, Monday 20 October 2008, p. 15. By Roy Hay While most attention has focused on the provision of computers to students in our schools

Experience: Is it all it is cracked up to be

Published as 'Vice squad', Geelong Advertiser, Monday 6 October 2008, p. 15. Much is being made in the United States election campaigns of the relative levels of experience and

Dealing with Telstra

Published as 'Quality first', Geelong Advertiser, Monday 29 September 2008, p. 17. I hold no shares in Telstra, but I have been a customer of the telco and its

The United States financial crisis and Australia

Published as 'China Syndrome', Geelong Advertiser, Saturday 20 September 2008, p. 33. I wonder about the implications of the financial and economic crisis in the United States and the

Climate change policy in an era of uncertainty

Published as 'Pollution is nothing new', Geelong Advertiser, Wednesday 6 August 2008, p. 00. The debate on climate change policy is becomingly increasingly strident and certainly baffling to many

History and mythology in education

Published as ' Footy facts', Geelong Advertiser, Thurday 31 July 2008, p. 21. The Newspapers in Education column of the Geelong Advertiser is one of many excellent services this

Learning from the tour

Geelong Advertiser, Monday 28 July 2008, p. 21. Like many people I have had a flickering interest in the Tour de France for many years, especially when someone one

Economics of climate change, part one

Published as 'Reality check', Geelong Advertiser, Friday 11 July 2008, p. 21. The 500-page Garnaut report on what Australia should do about climate change is not your average bedtime

Who says sport and politics don’t mix?

Geelong Advertiser, Saturday 21 June 2008, p. 43. Who says sport and politics don’t mix? At the personal level they definitely do. In Geelong we have had a number

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