Robert Winter

  • @robert_winter
  • Philosopher and historian by training, Product Manager by pay cheque
  • Sydney, Australia
 Philosopher and historian by training, Product Manager by pay cheque, and a doctoral candidate at Macquarie University researching Edmund Burke on authority and the implications for leadership. 
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Positions

Senior Product Manager

  • Standards Australia
  • Jan 2021 - Present

Robert's Collections

Articles

18 Highlights

Essays

3 Highlights

Jottings

1 Highlight

2021

Nov 07, 2021
Nov 07, 2021
Wrote a Blog Post
Today I had a darker musing, about Power and Control: Tech Billionaires in Politics

Don't worry about the populist, worry about what comes after them. And what is coming seems clear: Billionaires of the 2.0 revolution.
Nov 05, 2021
Nov 05, 2021
Taking notes
I took a jotting of a presentation by the eminent Niall Ferguson at the Santa Fe Institute's Annual ACtioN & Board of Trustees Symposium: Emergent Engineering

Freeman Dyson famously wrote that “A good scientist is a person with original ideas. A good engineer is a person who makes a design that works with as few ideas as possible. There are no prima donnas in engineering.”
Oct 31, 2021
Oct 31, 2021
Wrote a Blog Post
I wrote an article about... Polywork, A New Professional Network

I have often thought that an individual is far more than their job title or pay scale. Which means that even in a professional networking context, your portfolio of experience should also include your experiences.
Sep 27, 2021
Sep 27, 2021
Wrote a Blog Post
I wrote an article about the Fourth Way – Living in Harmony with our Online Presence

Instead of these three paths, the Fourth Way seeks to provide an alternative in which a student can seek to find a sense of mastery while still living their everyday life.
Aug 27, 2021
Aug 27, 2021
Wrote a Blog Post
I wrote an article about My Copy of The Times

When we cut each other off from access to knowledge, we may preserve our copyright, but we run the risk of endangering our copy's posterity.
Aug 02, 2021
Aug 02, 2021
Wrote a Blog Post
I wrote an article: Life is Long, Access is Short

If not accidentally lost, your data can vanish in other ways: the community project shutters, a company goes under, or the subset of services you use are axed.
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