Three years on from the January when Australia burned, it’s time once again to celebrate ‘Perihelia’ – so named because it marks the three days when Earth makes its closest approach to the Sun. (Which we did this morning, at 3.17 AM Sydney time.)
Today – January 5 – is the third and final day of Perihelia, a day of:
Public promises and commitments made for the coming year by government and business leaders, by local communities, by families and individuals, and a revision of goals – ever upward!
On this day, Perihelia looks forward: how can we do better in the next year than in the one just past? I can not speak for the government, nor for business, and while I am a member of my community, I could not claim to speak for them. I can only speak for myself.Read More »
Today – January 4 – marks the second day of Perihelia, dedicated to:
Congratulations and celebrations of Australia’s successes in meeting or exceeding the challenges presented by the Climate Crisis. Awarding of AOEMs – Australian Order of the Environmental Merit – for those individuals whose actions demonstrated exceptional commitment.Read More »
GOALPOSTS: Property Investment over the Next Billion Seconds INTRODUCTION The seeds of the future are already in the present. William Gibson put this more poetically when he said, “The future is already here – it’s just not evenly…Read More »
DEMOCRATISING TECHNOLOGY CITY OF SYDNEY Visiting Entrepreneur Program Lower Town Hall 22 May 2018 18.30 INTRODUCTION Good evening, I’m Mark Pesce, and I’m your MC this evening. I would like to begin by acknowledging the Gadigal of the…Read More »