Josh Taylor

Armed with a degree in Computer Science and a Masters in Journalism, Josh keeps a close eye on the telecommunications industry, the National Broadband Network, and all the goings on in government IT.

Latest Posts

The NBN drinking game

As a devout follower of every action our elected officials make, it's no big revelation to me that they're fairly repetitive with a turn of phrase. Nowhere more so now than in debate around the National Broadband Network.

November 25, 2010 by


Turnbull's 'shadow shadow' comms minister

In the lively debate around the National Broadband Network in senate estimates this week Communications Minister Stephen Conroy belittled his opposition counterpart Malcolm Turnbull's tech credentials for taking advice from Liberal MP Paul Fletcher. But what's so wrong with that?

October 20, 2010 by


Did anti-filter voters put Conroy last?

Prior to the 2010 Federal Election, a campaign opposing the Australian Labor Party's mandatory internet filter policy was held to send Labor a message by putting Senator Stephen Conroy, the minister responsible for the policy, last on their Senate ballot paper when voting below the line. But did it work?

September 23, 2010 by