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Karl Faase

‘Off the Cuff’ with Karl Faase, CEO of Olive Tree Media

SUTHERLAND, NSW, AUSTRALIA — Karl Faase is a well known Australian Christian communicator, media presenter, leader and social commentator. He is the CEO of Olive Tree Media, through which he produces programs of excellence for Christian media and local church use internationally. He chatted to JournoNews. My secret pleasure is … Watching sport on TV and eating Kettle chips – it might also involve a quality glass of red wine. My first job was … Bank clerk and teller in Lithgow NSW, working for Commercial Banking Company of Sydney (CBC Bank). My most annoying habits are … retelling pointless stories of minor sporting experiences or achievements to my wife who is not interested but I tell her anyway. A clear childhood memory is … living on the farm in country NSW just outside Tambar Springs, my dad was a farm hand and we lived on the property. I remember having a day off school and sitting in the cabin of a harvester for the day. What makes me nervous is … dealing with technology (phones, …

Copenhagen Wheel to revolutionise cycling

The inventors at the MIT SENSEable City Lab are set to revolutionise cycling with their first commercial release of the Copenhagen Wheel. This elegant invention turns an ordinary bicycle into a ‘smart electric hybrid’ by simply replacing your back wheel. You can even download the complementary mobile app, which allows you to lock/unlock your wheel, choose amongst a menu of customisable rides, and track personal usage statistics including calories burned, time, distance, elevation climbed and more, all of which can be compared and shared with friends. Pre-order at and own a limited edition, hand-crafted Copenhagen Wheel, invented and built in Cambridge, MA.