For visitors from outside the United States, the US celebrates today as Memorial Day. From historian Victor Davis Hanson via The Wall Street Journal: A few years ago I was honored to serve briefly on the American Battle Monuments Commission, whose chief duty is the custodianship of American military cemeteries abroad. Over 125,000 American dead […]
Because there’s no one better than Sean Bean for performing World War I poetry of stark disillusionment: . .
Boeing Defence Australia,a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, has signed a partnership agreement with the South Australian Government to open a new office in the state.
Kingspan Australia, a division of Ireland-based Kingspan Group, has opened a new manufacturing facility in Somerton, Victoria.
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a division of India’s Tata Group, will open a TCS Innovation Lab in Australia, creating new jobs for Australians.
Microsoft has selected Sydney as one of four global Inside Sales Centres, creating 120 new digital seller roles.
From Growth Lab: The Coaching Habit was published on February 29, 2016. (Leap Day! Why wouldn’t you take advantage of that?) In the year since, it’s sold nearly 200,000 copies, including 8,000 ebooks in one week in May. It made the Wall Street Journal bestseller list “organically” (which is to say, accidentally). It received more […]
There was a time when self-promotion was considered so verboten, especially for authors.
From author Anne R. Allen: There are as many ways to start your novel as there are writers, so be aware that these are not hard and fast rules. But newbies tend to fall into certain patterns when beginning a work of fiction. Those patterns can be less than enticing to the modern reader, who […]
From Wired: Data mining is such a prosaic part of our online lives that it’s hard to sustain consumer interest in it, much less outrage. The modern condition means constantly clicking against our better judgement. We go to bed anxious about the surveillance apparatus lurking just beneath our social media feeds, then wake up to […]