This is the true story of a team of scientists who set out to create a life-sized android, “Phil”, in the likeness of iconic science fiction author Philip K. Dick, and the mysterious manner in which their creation disappeared en route to a presentation at Google’s HQ, never to be seen again.
This is the story of a plucky newsroom in the middle of an anonymous Middle Eastern desert city that through its coverage of one huge story changed the rules of 24-hour TV news.
Three launches for 18 days: Al Jazeera English and the Egyptian Revolution? Why not, I say. Especially when the subject matter is so newsworthy, the venues are Paperchain in Manuka, Readings Carlton and Gleebooks in Glebe, and the launchers are Chris Kimball (presenter of ABC TV’s 7.30 ACT), Matthew Ricketson (University of Canberra Professor of [...]
If you’re one of those media junkies who likes to be first with the news, you need to know that Scott Bridges’ 18 days: Al Jazeera English and the Egyptian Revolution is now available for pre-order from this very website. The official digital publication date is this Saturday, but the first pre-orders “shipped” this afternoon. [...]