Freelance Journalist Work for August September 2011

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This is a list of articles / other media work I’ve done as a freelance journalist during August and September 2011. I intend to continue writing freelance articles and do more radio interviews in the future. They will be linked to on a regular basis.

Interviews, Talks and Events

I got to ride the Nozomi Shinkansen (bullet train) during a brief visit to Japan touring the Panasonic Toughbook testing facilities for Technology Spectator.

I travelled through the Eastern Cape province of South Africa with a group of journalists from around the world in order to write a Safari article for GEARE magazine. I took lots of photos, the highlights are shown below:

I took a video and photo of a Makerbot (3D printer) during research for a GEARE magazine story. The video was featured in a Gizmodo Australia story on 29th August 2011.

Sky TV Business News interviewed me about Measuring Social Media. The story aired on TV 5th September 2011.

I was interviewed and quoted by ABC Radio National Background Briefing for a program about Astroturfing: Don’t trust the web on 18th September 2011.

Online Reviews & Analysis

ABC Drum Unleashed: A low rate world is not in everyone’s interest. on 4th August

Chief Security Officer (CSO) : Security 2011 show hits Sydney Photo Gallery on 25th August 2011. Surveillance equipment, robot guards and even a Black Hawk helicopter was seen at the Security 2011 Exhibition in Sydney this week. I went along with my camera.

iTnews:Internode beats carbon forecasts for telepresence & Photo Gallery of Internode’s telepresence suite on 26th August 2011.

Technology Spectator: Lenovo ThinkPad Android Tablet Review on 12th September 2011.

ABC Tech and Games site: The NBN and Making Movies in Australia on 13th September 2011.

Chief Security Officer (CSO): Symantec Vision photo gallery on 14th September 2011

Technology Spectator: Panasonic Toughbook Android Tablet Preview on 16th September 2011.

Technology Spectator: Amazon sets booksellers on Fire on 29th September 2011.

Print Media Articles

Issue 68 of GEARE magazine will be available at Australian newsagents soon. About 9-10 pages of the magazine are written by me in total 🙂

Articles written by me include these topics: High Speed Trains (Investigative Feature), Hacker/Maker Spaces, Kobo Touch eReader review, an explanation of Geocaching and overview of Wearable Christmas gifts from Thinkgeek.

Here’s a sneak mini preview of what my articles in GEARE 68 look like … you’ll have to buy a copy from a Newsagent if you want to read them 🙂

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I often have good ideas for articles that don’t fit the audience of my blogs or deserve a bigger audience so I’ve decided to pitch those ideas to various other publications. Please contact me by email if you have a good idea for an article I could write in 1 of those categories.

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