I am an award-winning journalist with an unquenchable passion for technology who has written across a wide range of subjects during 30 years of media reporting in print, online and broadcast media.
Mainstream media roles include Consumer Affairs Reporter, Legal Affairs Reporter, City Hall Reporter, Assistant Chief of Staff, Deputy News Editor online, Media Development Editor and for 10 years as Senior Technology Journalist at The Australian newspaper. Recent specialities include artificial intelligence, telecommunications, digital copyright and consumer product reviews, including reviewing all forms of modern electric transport. If it moves, I’m on it, or in it – and spruiking it.
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A goal of 82 percent renewable electricity by 2030 has become part of the Albanese Government’s climate target rhetoric.
Workday has announced a rollout of new generative AI applications that aim to automate the operation of corporations worldwide.
A USB-C socket instead of Lightning, titanium pro models and a reprogrammable mute switch were among features announced by Apple at its overnight iPhone launch in Cupertino.
Prolific Australian inventor Ric Richardson is back with an operating system modification that he says will stop malware and ransomware in its tracks.
Tech companies want Australia’s copyright law eased to give generative AI systems access to online information for free.
He’s not as famous as Steve Jobs or Bill Gates yet, but NVIDIA’s electrical engineer CEO, Jensen Huang, is as iconic as any Silicon Valley pioneer.
Do US tech firms fear the Australian government taking a tough stand on AI regulation? It’s an important question.
Focus groups said Musk’s X.Com sounded like a porn site when he first proposed the name 20 years ago.
Multibillion dollar Australian firms Atlassian, Canva and Afterpay have joined forces in what’s becoming a powerful tech lobby at the centre of national conversations between government, industry and the Australian public.
ChatGPT will be investigated by the US Federal Trade Commission for harming consumers, and for deceptive privacy and data security practices.
A series of potentially damaging lawsuits by authors could force ChatGPT owner OpenAI and Meta to either radically change how their AI engines ingest copyright material.
Nokia phone maker HMD Global has partnered with US self-repair firm iFixit to produce a handset you can fix yourself using supplied tools and replacement parts.