Miles Burke

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11 Lessons Learned Through Making Mistakes (TEDx Perth)

I was honoured to be given the wonderful opportunity to speak at TEDxPerth 2013. In my talk, I recounted eleven lessons that I had learned through making mistakes in my last dozen or so years of running a small business… Continue Reading →

Hiding your first geocache

Before hiding a geocache, I recommend that you have at least a dozen or so finds as experience. Finding what others have hidden (such as the containers in the image above) really helps demonstrate what works and doesn’t work when… Continue Reading →

Stepping Aside From Chairing AWIA

The cat is out of the bag, so to speak. I’m stepping down from my role as National Chairperson of the Australian Web Industry Association, at this years AGM. Since this forum post appeared, a number of people have been… Continue Reading →

Finding that first geocache

So, you’ve read my previous posts about Geocaching, and you’re up with all the lingo and how to read the Geocache listing page, and ready to try your first cache. Let’s walk you through finding that elusive first find. Start… Continue Reading →

Learning the Geocaching lingo

You’ve read my last two posts, What is Geocaching? and Getting started with Geocaching, and now you’re ready to learn some of the terms used by geocaching participants. You certainly don’t need to be proficient at these in order to… Continue Reading →

Get started in geocaching

If you haven’t yet, I encourage you to read my ‘What is Geocaching’ blog post, which will help this post make sense. So, I’ve piqued your interest, and now you are keen to get started in geocaching. The first item… Continue Reading →

What is Geocaching?

You no doubt know what GPS is; that invisible grid of latitude and longitude brought to handheld devices using a global space-based network of satellites. It’s really handy for hikers and adventurers, and used as a modern navigation device by… Continue Reading →

We’re back from Ubud, Bali (again!)

We were very lucky enough to go to Ubud, Bali again last week for four days. This was only six months after our last visit of the same length. My wife, Meredith and I hired motorbikes for the entire time… Continue Reading →

Writing for SitePoint

In recent news, I was honoured to be asked by the team behind SitePoint.com, the third most popular eBusiness site in the world, to join their star studded blogger lineup, to blog under the topic of Web Pro Business. My… Continue Reading →

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