Steve Jobs : A Biography (ebook)

Author: Michael B. Becraft Steve Jobs was a visionary entrepreneur who contributed immeasurably to information technology, changing not only the way we do business but also the way we communicate and share information. His company, Apple, founded in 1976 with Steve Wozniak, eventually launched the Macintosh computer in 1984, with a graphical user interface that … Read more

Sideways to the top : 10 stories of successful women that will change your thinking about careers forever (book)

Authors: Norah Breekveldt with contributions by Hannah Piterman, Kerry Baxter, Heather Carmody and Hugh Davies Sideways to the Top is a thought provoking book that explores how 11 women challenged the status quo and took alternative career pathways to the top. The 10 case studies challenge many of the generalisations and stereotypes about how women … Read more

The conversational enterprise : How chatbots can answer questions for both customers and employees

“As customers, many of us have had conversations with chatbots — they’re often our first point of contact when we have a question about our service or account. But we’ll soon be interacting with them at work too, as companies adopt chatbots for internal enterprise and B2B applications. From punch cards to arcane keystrokes to … Read more

Interviewing the vulnerable narrator – Panel Discussion

Supporting victim

Oral History Queensland (OHQ) invites you to learn more about the methodology and ethical concerns of interviewing people whose experiences of powerlessness, trauma, disaster or despair can often lead to emotional or psychological vulnerability. Author and historian, Ann Monsour, will share her experience of working with National Library of Australia’s ‘Forgotten Australians and former child … Read more

Coomera Lads

Edwin and George Beattie

Edwin & George Beattie, 47th Infantry Battalion In March 1916 Ed and George left behind their elderly parents and seven siblings, to enlist in the First World War, the Beattie family were pioneer farmers in the Coomera district. Children of the Beattie family Coomera, c1900 Back row: George, Annie and Allie Front row: Mary, Eddie … Read more