6:19PM | Monday, 1 June 2015 | By Taskmaster Recently, Old Taskmaster has read a lot about how robots could mean the end of many careers – and frankly, I’m sick of the whinging! Here’s why the rise of the machines is less of a jobs threat than some claim.
6:51PM | Friday, 27 June 2014 | By Taskmaster As you will recall, last week your humble correspondent talked to a would-be entrepreneur whose big idea was to use drones to home deliver pizzas.
6:41PM | Friday, 20 June 2014 | By Taskmaster “My idea is revolutionary! It’s a world first!” the would-be entrepreneur says. When a drone delivering pizzas is involved, what could possibly go wrong?
3:56PM | Tuesday, 3 March 2015 | By Taskmaster Old Taskmaster is back with a take on whether Sydney or Melbourne should be the centre of Australia's startup scene.
A yarn about startups pussyfooting around: How pausing a kitten delivery turned into a full-grown cat-astrophe2:00PM | Monday, 9 February 2015 | By Taskmaster If you promise your customers kittens, you better deliver!
1:56PM | Monday, 5 January 2015 | By Taskmaster Recently, your loyal correspondent made the long drive down from Parts Unknown, high up in the hills, to attend a startup pitching event at a local coworking space.
11:30PM | Tuesday, 25 November 2014 | By Taskmaster Your humble correspondent noticed a new coffee shop had just opened up on the main street of Parts Unknown. While toiling away at frothing a skinny soy cappuccino, the barista claimed he was running a startup.
7:24PM | Friday, 25 July 2014 | By Taskmaster Yours truly is a gentle soul. There is only a small handful of things that cause the Taskmaster any distress. (Of course, by “handful”, I’m assuming here you’re a giant.)
7:28PM | Monday, 21 July 2014 | By Taskmaster The great news is that even if you are lazy or creatively bankrupt, you can still choose a great startup name. The Taskmaster shows you how.
7:29PM | Friday, 4 July 2014 | By Taskmaster Some say great code is like artwork. Unfortunately, Picasso or Giotto never had to worry about bugs in their masterpieces.