Body of Work

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Twitter, Facebook, Academia.edu, Google Scholar, Good Reads, The Conversation, Friendfeed & Slideshare pages.

• Swinburne University (HTML) and Victoria University (HTML) institutional repository entries.

• Publications track record (PDF).

 

C1 - Refereed Journal Articles

Burns, Alex & Stephen McGrail. 2012. Australia’s Potential Internet Futures: Incasting Alternatives Using a New Technology Images Framework. Journal of Futures Studies 16(4). (HTML).

Burns, Alex. 2011. Doubting the Global War on Terror. M/C Journal 14(1) (March). (HTML).

Burns, Alex & Ben Eltham. 2010. ‘Catastrophic Failure’ Theories and Disaster Journalism: Evaluating Media Explanations of the Black Saturday Bushfires. Media International Australia 137 (November), 90-99. (Final draft PDF).

Burns, Alex & Ben Eltham. 2010. Boom and Bust in Australian Screen Policy: 10BA, the Film Finance Corporation, and Hollywood’s ‘Race to the Bottom’. Media International Australia 136 (August), 103-118. (Final draft PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2010. Oblique Strategies for Ambient Journalism. M/C Journal 13(2) (May). (HTML & PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2008. Select Issues with New Media Theories of Citizen Journalism. M/C Journal 11(1) (April). (HTML).

Barr, Trevor, Alex Burns & Darren Sharp. 2005. Seven Wonders: End Users and the Internet of the Future. Telecommunications Journal of Australia 55(4): 13-22. (PDF). Co-recipient of 2006 TSA Rothwell Prize from the Telecommunications Society of Australia.

Burns, Alex. 2003. The Worldflash of a Coming Future. M/C Journal 6(2) (April). (HTML).

Burns, Alex. 1999. This Machine Is Obsolete: A Listener’s Guide to Nine Inch Nails’ The Fragile. M/C Journal 2(8) (December). (HTML).

 

C2 - Other Contribution to a Refereed Journal

Burns, Alex & Axel Bruns. 2003. Editorial- ‘Share’. M/C Journal 6(2) (April). (HTML).

 

C3 - Non-Refereed Journal Articles

Floyd, Josh, Alex Burns & Jose M. Ramos. 2008. A Challenging Conversation on Integral Futures: Embodied Foresight & Trialogues. Journal of Futures Studies, 13(2): 69-86. (PDF).

 

E1 - Conference Publications – Full Written Paper – Refereed Proceedings

 

Burns, Alex & Barry Saunders. 2009. Journalists As Investigators and ‘Quality Media’ Reputation. In Papandrea, Franco & Armstrong, Mark (Eds.). Record of the Communications Policy & Research Forum 2009. Sydney: Network Insight Institute, 281-297. (PDF; conference proceedings PDF). Conference presentation on 20th November 2009. (PDF & Slideshare).

Burns, Alex & Ben Eltham. 2009. Twitter Free Iran: An Evaluation of Twitter’s Role in Public Diplomacy and Information Operations in Iran’s 2009 Election Crisis. In Papandrea, Franco & Armstrong, Mark (Eds.). Record of the Communications Policy & Research Forum 2009. Sydney: Network Insight Institute, 298-310. (PDF; conference proceedings PDF). Conference presentation on 20th November 2009. (PDF & Slideshare).

Burns, Alex. 2008. Event Modelling for Policymakers and Valuation Analysts in Disruptive Innovation Markets: Digital Download Strategies for Radiohead’s In Rainbows and Nine Inch Nails’ The Slip. In Papandrea, Franco & Armstrong, Mark (Eds.). Record of the Communications Policy & Research Forum 2008. Sydney: Network Insight Institute, 155-175. (PDF & conference proceedings PDF). Conference presentation on 30th September 2008. (PDF & Slideshare).

Barr, Trevor, Alex Burns & Darren Sharp. 2005. The Future of the Internet: The Smart Internet 2010 Project. In Papandrea, Franco & Armstrong, Mark (Eds.). Communications Research & Strategy Forum Proceedings. Sydney: Network Insight Institute. (PDF). Conference presentation on 21st November 2005. (PDF).


F - Conference Presentations & Publications

 

Burns, Alex. 2011. Strategic Culture Defined. Monash PSI Symposium, 27th October. (PPT).

Burns, Alex. 2010. Safeguarding Australia 2010 – Discussion Working Notes. Safeguarding Australia 2010 conference. (PDF).

Saunders, Barry & Alex Burns (2006). ‘Twilight of the Blogs: Netwar 4.0’, IR 7.0: Internet Convergences, Association for Internet Researchers, Brisbane, 29th September. (PDF).

Barr, Trevor, Alex Burns & Darren Sharp. 2005. Smart Internet 2010: A CRC Smart Internet Technology Report. Presentation on 25th September 2005 to the Telecommunications Society of Australia. (PDF meeting notice).

Barr, Trevor, Alex Burns & Darren Sharp. 2005. Smart Internet 2010: Schools of Thought. Presentation by Professor Trevor Barr on 8th March 2005 to the OECD ICCP workshop ‘The Future of the Internet’, Paris, France. (PDF).

Barr, Trevor, Darren Sharp & Alex Burns. 2005. The Future of the Internet. Presentation to the conference Research: Informing Policy; Supporting Practice, Melbourne. (PDF).

S – Technical & Contract Reports

Swinburne University of Technology (2008). ‘Cycle 2 AUQA Performance Portfolio’ (PDF) and ‘Audit Report’ (PDF). Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn. [Member of AUQA audit preparation team in Strategic Planning & Quality, Chancellery, 2007-08.]

Burns, Alex. 2006. Evaluating Clayton Christensen & Disruptive Innovation. Draft contract research (27th June 2006 internal draft) for ‘The Disruptive Internet’ project in the Smart Internet Technology CRC. (PDF).

Barr, Trevor, Alex Burns & Darren Sharp. 2005. Smart Internet 2010 Report. Sydney: Smart Internet Technology CRC (PDF & Report Summary PDF).

Barr, Trevor, Darren Sharp & Alex Burns. 2004. Future Trends in Community Uptake of the Internet. Contract Research Report for Multimedia Victoria. Hawthorn: Faculty of Life & Social Sciences, Swinburne University of Technology.

 

Other Publications (L – Other Public Output) (Partial List)

 

Submissions to Australian Government Reviews (L – Other Public Output)

Burns, Alex. 2008. Submission to Australian Treasury’s Creeping Acquisitions discussion paper (10th October). (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2008. Response to Review of the CRCs Program (31st August). (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2008. Submission to Review of the National Innovation System (30th April). (PDF).

 

Online Publications (L5 – Occasional Publications)

 

Burns, Alex. 2012. Mediascapes, Conscientisation and Personal Foresight. (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2011. Contribution to RoyChristopher.com’s Summer Reading List 2011, RoyChristopher.com. (HTML).

Ramos, Jose, Alex Burns & Rohit Shawarikar. 2010. Shifts in Global Power (15th October). Services 2020 project, Smart Services CRC. (HTML & MP3).

Burns, Alex. 2010. Fear of Deaf Cinema, AlexBurns.net (PDF). [Accepted for publication in M/C 13(3) (2010) but final edit undelivered to publisher due to illness.]

Burns, Alex. 2010. Contribution to RoyChristopher.com’s Summer Reading List 2010, RoyChristopher.com (HTML).

Burns, Alex. 2008. Contribution to RoyChristopher.com’s Summer Reading List 2008, RoyChristopher.com. (HTML).

Burns, Alex. 2008. Near Future Technology Trends. Presentation on 15th May 2008 to Swinburne University’s course HBI550/HBM550 Trends in International Business & Marketing. (PDF).

Christopher, Roy & Alex Burns. 2007. Simon Reynolds: Erase and Start It Again, RoyChristopher.com. (HTML).

Burns, Alex. 2007. Futuristics incubation blog. (HTML).

Burns, Alex. 2007. Quality Links for Swinburne University’s Strategic Planning & Quality. (HTML).

Burns, Alex. 2006. Fearful Symmetries: Herman Kahn’s Nuclear Threat Models and the DPRK’s Nuclear Weapons Program. Masters thesis for Monash University’s Counter-Terrorism Studies program. (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2006. An Evaluation of the Total Information Awareness (TIA) Project. (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2006. Embodied Foresight & Intelligence Analysis. Presentation to Monash University. (PPT).

Burns, Alex. 2006. The Apocalyptic Style of Geopolitics incubation blog. (HTML).

Burns, Alex. 2006. Digital Games & Search Future(s). Presentation on 8th December 2006 by Smart Internet Technology CRC team to Sensis. (PPT).

Burns, Alex & Peter Bruges. 2006. SITCRC Process Mapping & Value Chain presentation. (PPT).

Burns, Alex. 2006. Communications Futures presentation. (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2006. Domain Anthropology presentation. (PPT).

Burns, Alex. 2006. Digital Games: Sociology Research presentation to Smart Internet Technology CRC. (PPT).

Burns, Alex. 2005. Michael Klare & World Security Studies. (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2005. Islamism. (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2005. Political Islam & Nationalism. (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2005. From Wewelsburg to Project Monarch: Anatomy of a Fringe Violence Conspiracy. (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2005. Ethnopolitical Taxonomies. (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2005. International Relations Perspectives on Anti-Money Laundering Governance. (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2003. Confronting The Unthinkable (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2003. A Spiral Dynamics Field Manual for Film Scanning. (PDF).

Burns, Alex & Darren Sharp. 2003. Economics & Society course handbook. (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2003. Online Customer Service course handbook. (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2003. Dotcom Deathwatch (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2003. Apocalypse Roulette (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2003. Epistemological Futures & Film Scanning (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2003. Summoning Hsi Wang Mu: Foresight, Global Risk and the SARS Outbreak, Masters presentation to Swinburne University’s Strategic Foresight program (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2002. Confronting The World Risk Society. (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2002. Holonic Editing: New Media Responses to the Global Problematique. (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2002. Adrian Slywotzky: The Zen of Strategic Anticipation. (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2002. The Art of Mega-Deals: Rupert Murdoch & Strategic Foresight. (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2002. Business Intelligence (PDF & PowerPoint presentation PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2002. Sculpting In Time: Integral Futures & Film Scanning. Presentation on 19th August 2002 to Swinburne University of Technology’s Strategic Foresight program. (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2002. Civilization III: Digital Game-Based Learning & Macrohistorical Simulations. (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2002. Is Futures Studies A Science Or An Art? (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2002. Disinformation Editorial Master List, 1998-2002. (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2002. Book Review: The Foresight Principle: Cultural Recovery in the 21st Century. (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 2001. An Expanded Bibliography for Spiral Dynamics. (HTML).

Burns, Alex. 1999. The Philosophy of Human Psychology: Identity Theory. (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 1998. The Spiral Dynamics of Cinema Studies. (PDF).

Burns, Alex. 1999. Amazon.com reviews. (HTML).

Burns, Alex. 1998-2008. Disinformation Archive: Articles & Dossiers. (HTML 0f 1998-2003 site).

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