Keanu Reeves: How come you never look any older?

Keanu,

I want to know your secret.

Why haven’t you aged one little bit?

How can a 54-year-old man show no signs of wrinkles, sagging skin or a pot belly? Even Brad Pitt (54) looks like an old man compared to you.

You haven’t aged a day since you played a troubled teen–even though you were really…

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Our Watch Awards

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Recently I had the good fortune to attend the Our Watch Awards.

The annual award is in its fourth year and celebrates the best reporting around domestic violence issues.

I interviewed some of the winners as well as the host, Julia Zimero, author Rebecca Poulson and SBS journalist Angela Pippo.

More importantly, they…

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Artificial Intelligence: Coming to scare you at a cinema soon

Artificial Intelligence: Coming to scare you at a cinema soon

Popular culture is pretrifed of AI.

Take movies, for example. Most AI cinematic excursions tend towards the dark, the moody and the downright deadly. In fact, a robot protagonist is far more likely to murder than nurture its hapless human victims. Take the following movies, for example:
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Ethically…

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How to become a digital nomad

One of the most popular discussions at the recent Launceston Freelance Festival was the panel on digital nomads.

This is an edited version of the disucssion with freelance journalist Sue White and BSchool founders Ryan and Lincoln Trainor.

https://youtu.be/BXlzygZU7ro

Cyberculture now available on Amazon

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Hate is everywhere on the internet and it’s getting worse. Cybergangs trawl the web for victims to destroy; online lynch mobs get people fired from their jobs; school kids are bullied to death; hackers re-configure web pages to give epileptics seizures, and RIP trolls viciously deface Facebook memorial pages set…

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Join us at the Launceston Freelance Festival and meet these freelancer success stories!

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Lindy Alexander is a freelance writer who earns $100,000 a year.
She achieved this six-figure income very quickly and shares tips on how you can emulate her success on her blog The Freelancers Year. 
Rachel Smith runs a website called Rachel’s List. For an annual membership fee of just $29, you get access to…

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Launceston Freelance Festival 2018

April 30 – May 1
The Walkley Foundation and The Media and Arts Alliance will present the inaugural Freelance Festival to be held in Launceston, Tasmania, in May, 2018.
Featuring keynote speakers, panel discussions, workshops, and business advice, the Launceston Freelance Festival will be an unmissable opportunity for established and emerging freelancers…

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Elizabeth Hurley vs Versace

Elizabeth Hurley says she’s never been taken seriously as an actress.

The reason for this, she believes, is a Versace dress.

The dress first appeared in 1993 at the premiere of Four Weddings and a Funeral. At the time, she was Hugh Grant’s girlfriend so naturally she accompanied him.

The press salivated as Hurley threatened…

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