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We speak to the people behind the movements, organisations and ideas that are shifting the way we think, interact and transact. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
5 days ago
Inequality, what does it mean?
Joe and Patrick begin their deep dive into what Inequality means in a Covid riddled world, they address the unequal elephant in the room and look forward to what they can do in re-framing the conversation in this four part deep dive. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Apr 27, 2021
True Reflections on Data Storytelling
On a windy day up on the Cape, Pat and Joe reflect on what they have learned across their deep dive into the emerging world of Data Storytelling. They discuss whether it builds myth or breaks it, examine if data has bias or just the humans that interpret it and close with an exploration of what subject they will deep dive into next. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Apr 13, 2021
Ask an expert. Telling stories with data
Join Joe Rogers and Patrick Beggs for an in depth conversation with Alli Torban on all things data visualisation. We discuss what it is, why it works, how to understand your bias and manage the gap between your source and the needs of your audience to communicate insight. Alli is an Information Design Consultant based in Washington, D.C., and host of the podcast Data Viz Today <https://dataviztoday.com/>. She specializes in designing data visualizations and infographics for industry experts to help get their work seen and understood by a wider audience. In her spare time, Alli has fun creating whimsical patterns and tessellations! Favorite data visualizations from Alli * Very cool narrative chart by NYT: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/01/26/opinion/sunday/paths-to-congress.html * Stunning bivariate choropleth by Quartz: https://qz.com/1008167/map-donald-trumps-mean-mean-mean-health-care-bill-is-meanest-to-his-most-crucial-voters Resources on data sonification Podcast https://www.loudnumbers.net/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Apr 6, 2021
Data storytelling or stories told with Data?
Joe and Patrick discuss whether Data is myth busting or myth building, share what they have found to date and frame their three questions each for next weeks guest Alli Torban See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Mar 30, 2021
What is data storytelling?
Patrick and Joe dig into defining what it is, why it matters and what we would like to learn. Join in for a discussion of whether myths and beliefs matter, how if Michelangelo was to paint a chapel today would he ask for Non Fungible Tokens in return and why data is turning into our new source of truth. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Mar 24, 2021
Joe's idea, BaU 2.0 explained
Patrick and Joe get on the level with where they are taking BaU 2.0. Deeper dives over four episodes into the subject matter that shapes the way we interact and transact. First up, Data Storytelling. Follow the guys on youtube as the broadcast out of PUR Production studios See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Mar 2, 2021
Join us for an engaging and in-depth conversation with leading digital governance academic Stefaan G. Verhulst, of NYU’s GovLab where we talk all things data stewardship. We explore who owns your data, how it is governed and how to ask better questions to create a brighter future for us all. Stefaan shares his ‘questioneerring’ framework and points out how we must move from being data rich to decision driven by data, to move past the polarisation in our public lives. He also offers insights into the more pressing issues of 2021 and data, its governance and its use in innovation and problem solving. Stefaan G. Verhulst is Co-Founder and Chief Research and Development Officer of the Governance Laboratory (The GovLab) at New York University (NYU), an action research centre focused on improving governance using advances in science and technology - including data and collective intelligence. He is also, among other positions and affiliations, the Editor-in-Chief of Data & Policy, an open access journal by Cambridge University Press; the research director of the MacArthur Research Network on Opening Governance; Chair of the Data for Children Collaborative with Unicef; and a member of the High-Level Expert Group to the European Commission on Business-to-Government Data Sharing. Further resources relevant to the conversation * The Need for a New Science of Questioning (to complement Data Science https://the100questions.org/ * Radically transforming the public debate on data → https://thedataassembly.org/ * A new Intelligence Paradigm for Development → https://theconversation.com/a-new-intelligence-paradigm-how-the-emerging-use-of-technology-can-achieve-sustainable-development-if-done-responsibly-154984 * Data for Covid 19 → https://data4covid19.org/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Feb 16, 2021
Join us for a conversation with hosts Joe Rogers and Patrick Beggs as they reflect on the year that was and the year that will be. They lay their experiences bear and share thoughts on some of the hurdles that change makers will face in the coming year, as well as discuss the power of listening as an action towards change. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Dec 22, 2020
Gardening for the future
Join us for a conversation with Nic Rose, CEO of Sustain, as he takes us into the incredible survey of the Australian Gardner. With over 9,000 respondents, the survey collectively captures what it means to have access to soil to toil. Nic is a believer in the power of relationships and networks to move mountains, transform societies and change the course of history. “My goal,” he explains, “is to work collaboratively with individuals and organisations who share the vision of fair, sustainable and resilient food systems.” See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Dec 8, 2020
Investor in Creativity
Join us for a conversation with Dr Craig Batty, the incoming Dean of Research: Creative at the University of South Australia, as we ask why it’s more important than ever to invest in creativity and culture. We discuss the re-rise of the creative class, why we all need spaces and places to be creative, and the role of the creative arts in innovation and progress. Craig is the author, co-author and editor of fifteen books; and has been published widely on the topics of screenwriting practice, screenwriting theory, creative practice research and creative doctorates. Craig is also a screenwriter, script consultant and script editor, with experiences in short film, feature film, television and online drama. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Dec 1, 2020
Join us for a conversation with Award-winning journalist and former supervising producer of the hit ABC podcast Ladies, We Need To Talk, Cassandra Steeth. Cass is now a mission to help women to financial independence in her new role as senior writer for Verve Super, a feminist, ethical superannuation company. Cass speaks to us about how we must find new ways to bridge the gap in financial gender inequality, why co contribution is a must do conversation between couples and how we can all invest more ethically. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Nov 24, 2020
The change Barometer's
How do you measure change? A conversation with ORS Impact’s CEO Sarah Stachowiak and Senior Consultant Nikki Kalra who join us from Seattle to discuss how in the For Purpose sector it is vital you systematically and cost effectively measure the change you are seeking to make. We discuss different models, frameworks and end our discussion perhaps on its most important point, deciding the business of change you are in. Are you seeking systemic and long lasting change or incremental short term change? ORS consulting works across North America with social justice-minded organisations to plan, learn and measure the impact of their work. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Nov 18, 2020
The Internet Gardener
Join our conversation with Tom Critchlow, Co-Founder of Quoteback, a browser tool that allows you to copy and store text quotes as you read content from the Internet. Tom joins us from amongst the cactus of Arizona to discuss the world of blogging, the emerging field of narrative strategy and how it applies to business, life and politics. Tom outlines how Quoteback is designed to free smaller voices to find other interested individuals and why being able to follow your interests across the Internet is more important today than ever. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Nov 10, 2020
The Ethical Banker
Join our conversation with Corinne Proske, Founder of Speckle_,_ a not-for-profit fintech company, which delivers an ethical alternative to payday lending. Corrine highlights the importance of understanding how our emotional relationship with money affects our financial and social wellbeing. We discuss how the model of ethical lending outcomes is changing the future of investing and how Australia’s Super Funds are unique in their ability to influence our global future. We finish by taking a look through the data on spending trends in Australia arising out of the COVID pandemic and discover whether Joe will still be able to have a piggybank in a cashless world. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Nov 3, 2020
Join us to for a conversation with Community Activist and ex ABC journo, Margot Foster, who helped lead the charge to create the green heart of Abbotsford by protecting the historic convent from redevelopment. Margot shares her experience in learning to influence change through not saying a outright no but providing genuine alternatives where all involved can say yes. We speak to Margot about the role of large institutions like the ABC in shaping our cultural norms and her insights into what it takes to create real community change. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Oct 27, 2020
In today's episode we set the scene for the end of 2020. Joe and Patrick don their thinking caps to explore what Covid has unveiled across our cultural, social and economic institutions and whether this is a permanent shift. They discuss the new barriers to participation and change making that are appearing, the fallacy of predicting tomorrow based on today, and outline the key questions they will be exploring with guests in Season 2 of BAU. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Oct 20, 2020
Join our chat with Craig Middleton, Curator at the National Museum of Australia, Fellow at the The Australian National University and Co Author of Queering the Museum, for a deep dive into remaking what a museum can and could be. Craig takes us through his groundbreaking work in queering the museum where Queer is used as a verb to drive a more inclusive, reflective and immersive space that reflects the diversity of Australian identity and life. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Oct 13, 2020
Victoria has the highest rate of the removal of children from their birth family in Australia. Michael Perusco, CEO of Berry Street, joins us for a conversation on why and how we need to shift our thinking away from a system grounded in the late and punitive to one informed by a safety first early intervention model to create a fairer system for families and children. A model that deals with causes, rather than outcomes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Sep 29, 2020
Join Joe Rogers and Patrick Beggs to review season one of #BaU. From the lows of figuring out portable pandemic studios to the highs of great guests covering topics such as indigenous rights, dyslexia, community reform, social media as societal kryptonite, and art. Listening to our guest's process has been a big ride and an even bigger privilege. Pearls of wisdom have fallen out of each one of our guests. Our big learning? For real change to occur it takes small incremental steps with consistent sustained effort. Nothing happens overnight, not even a podcast. A huge thanks to all who joined us conor hickey, Alasdair MacKinnon, Rebecca Scott, OAM, Judy Atkinson, George Hedon, Enabler of Awesome, Pause Fest, Fiona Armstrong, Simon Goodrich, Madeleine Habib, Dean Starbuck Bragonier, Sam Patterson, Dr Sue Thomas FRSA, Dipayan Ghosh, Scott Cane, Gavin Morris Hope you have been enjoying the ride as much as we have. Season two starts in a couple of weeks. See acast.c…
Sep 22, 2020
Join us for a discussion on truth telling with Dr Gavin Morris, an ex-NRL referee from Sydney who now acts as a leading social referee. Gavin talks about his involvement in documenting a truth telling in the Nauiyu Community, and the ways in which it enables better community outcomes for its people. He also discusses how the unique approach, methodology and intention shaped his doctorate thesis, which investigates the trauma associated with the experience of colonisation in an Aboriginal community. Finally, Gavin discusses two decades of teaching experience in schools around Australia. Gavin lives in Darwin and currently lecturers in undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the College of Education at Charles Darwin University. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Sep 15, 2020
The Curiosity Surfer
Scott Cane, one of the drivers of Australia’s first native title case, joins us from Port Lincoln for an uplifting chat about his approach to life and advice on how to grow through failure. Scott is a self-professed surf bum whose curiosity and trust in following his nose for waves has led him through the wilds of Tasmania, to Australian National University to ensuring Aboriginal Australians are rightfully recognised as the true custodians of this land. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Sep 8, 2020
The Anti Distruptor
This week we hear from Dipayan Ghosh, Harvard fellow, White House Alum and Author of Terms of Disservice: How Silicon Valley is Destructive by Design. We talk about the effect that the monopoly held by big tech from facebook to Amazon has had on our lives and how we have unwittingly traded our privacy for utility. We explore how we are heading from a democratic era and rapidly into a Dystopian digital future free of meaningful discourse. Dipayan also shares his view on the odds of this changing and what we as individuals and communities need to know and do. You can find out more on Dipayan’s work here See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Sep 1, 2020
Join us as Dr Sue Thomas FRSA educates from a surprisingly sunny Scotland us on how the ethics of fashion is underpinned by the choices we make as customers in response to what we design into our consumption. Sue takes us behind the scenes of the content she developed when teaching as part of her pioneering MSc Ethics in Fashion for the School of Textiles and Design ethics. Today Sue continues her work turning up the heat up on how the conversation around inclusion, sustainability and industry ethics must change and how some businesses are leading the way. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Aug 25, 2020
Sam Patterson joins us to discuss about building connections inside communities at risk through the power of story. Sam is the Director of Community Engagement at MacKillop Family Services and shares his approach to creating the connection between funding the cause and the direct delivery of the service. We talk all things home schooling, the challenges ahead for foster care and why horse trainers tell such great tales. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Aug 18, 2020
Dean Bragonier, founder and the executive dyslexic at NoticeAbility, shares his story of changing the way society understands dyslexia through changing its approach to educating children with Dyslexia. Dean joins us from Cambridge, Massachusetts to discuss the neuroscience of dyslexia, the educational approach required and the work left to be done. Dean inform us on the history of dyslexia, why standardised testing sucks and share the stories of some famous dyslexics throughout our history. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Aug 6, 2020
Power of Voice
Madeleine Habib joins us from a wintry Tasmania to offer a timely reminder not to underestimate the power of your own voice in enacting the change you want to see in the world. Madeleine is a Master Mariner who has lived a life of service to humanitarian and environmental causes from the shores of the Mediterranean to the coastline of Antartica. Working on the front lines with SOS Méditeranée, Sea Shepherd, Greenpeace, MSF and the World Food Program has given her a unique perspective into effecting real world change, one person and one action at a time. Be the change, Be the voice. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jul 28, 2020
The Painter of Perspective
Glen McMinn offers his refreshing perspective on travelling openly through the arc of life. Glen has been many things, architect, designer, historian, hockey dad, entrepreneur and now a painter exploring a concept called 10 of 1. Through it all he has been Dyslexic, which he speaks openly about, and he calls aspects of he views as a superpower. Join us as Glen takes us through his story of focus empowering people, communities and organisations to share their own tale. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jul 21, 2020
Simon Goodrich is the Co-Founder of Portable, a digital innovation company that helps forward thinking organisations to transform the way they work. Over the past five years, Simon and the team at Portable have been hacking the bureaucracy, helping solve some of the technological discrimination in usability and accessibility in the digital world. Simon sits on the Health Informatics Society of Australia, the digital health peak body, National Committee, leading their Innovation portfolio. He is the Australian Ambassador for the New York-based International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, the team behind the Webby Awards and is an active mentor in the Melbourne University Accelerator Program, supporting innovative start ups. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jul 14, 2020
Fiona Armstrong is a social entrepreneur, public policy expert and researcher, author, and reform advocate whose qualifications and experience span a range of disciplines and sectors. She is a global leader in the area of climate and health advocacy and has conceived and led a number of internationally significant projects in this area. She is the Founder and Executive Director of the Climate and Health Alliance See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jul 6, 2020
We sat down with George Hedon to see where their head is at with COVID19. George is the founder and CEO of the world's leading creativity infused business event - Pause Fest, an independent, industry-driven movement with a mission to bring diverse intelligence together to fuel the next generation forward. We wanted to hear of what opportunities they can see and to hear of the hurdles they facing in dealing with the changing social landscape of mass gatherings. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jun 16, 2020
The healer, The Listener
Judy Atkinson shares her remarkable story of following her own path to leaning, understanding and healing. Judy Atkinson identifies as a Jiman / Bundjalung (Aboriginal Australian) woman who also has Anglo-Celtic, and German heritage. Judy is a Emeritus Professor. She holds a BA from the University of Canberra, and a PhD from Queensland University of Technology. She is also a graduate of the Harvard University course, Program for Refugee Trauma – Global Mental Health Trauma and Recovery. Her primary academic and research focus is in the area of violence and relational trauma, and healing for Indigenous, and indeed all peoples. She developed the We Al-li program which was used as a foundation stone for the Masters in Indigenous Studies (wellbeing); the undergraduate degree Trauma and Healing, and the Diploma of Community Recovery. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jun 16, 2020
Bec Scott, the futurist, shares her story. Bec is not afraid to walk their own path. She lives most of her time imagining potential futures, learning from the history around her and applying that knowledge to bring her dreams into reality. Bec Scott, co-founder of STREAT, is a passionate social entrepreneur working to address complex environmental and social issues. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jun 16, 2020
Alasdair is one of the driving forces behind The Boroughs, recognised for its role in telling the story of Brunswick East. It has played a central role in the creation of a community focused on art, design and sustainability. Their store is famous for its work with local makers and being the retail expression of neighbourhood and community. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jun 16, 2020
In this conversation we get to hear the story of Conor Hickey. She is the CEO at Collingwood Children’s Farm, the oldest continued practicing farm in Victoria, Australia. Conor with a background in inclusive education through community connections has a passion for hands-on learning in nature and her story demonstrates the benefits of the approach and process for creating inclusive, vibrant, productive and diverse communities. We ask her, what path did she take to get to where she is today? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jun 5, 2020
Joe Rogers and Patrick Beggs, the hosts, talking about the podcast project, BaU, before it was what it is today. The conversation is the first time the two put microphones in front of their faces, before any guests had been interviewed, offering an honest glimpse into the thinking behind the concept. Joe is famous for crafting brands which deliver results for those who work for them, shop for them and support them. He is the CEO and Co-Founder of The Contenders, a brand and business design Consultancy based in Melbourne and Sydney. Patrick is the founder and MD of PUR Production, a production house creating media that strengthens culture. Creating inclusive, diverse and vibrant media. A specialised studio renowned for finding and defining Story Community. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.