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Published: Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00:48 +0000

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Byte Into IT - 15 November 2017

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:11:13 +0000

This week on Byte Into IT we have Vanessa and Dan in the studio to bring you all the news from tech land in the past week.

Our guest this episode is Tim Bright from Academy Xi, an Edutech startup providing courses in AR and VR Design, UX design, marketing, analytics and much more.


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Byte Into IT - 8 November 2017

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:09:30 +0000

This episode our hosts Jo and Warren walk us through all the recent happenings in technology, computing, gaming and startups.

We are joined first up by Jamie Skella of Horizon State, to speak about their democratic token based blockchain voting system.

Next up fellow Byter Daniel Morganti presents a review of the game that has been rousing controversy about game design in recent weeks, Cuphead.


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Byte Into IT - 1 November 2017

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 01:24:35 +0000

Vanessa and Simon in the studio for this episode of Byte Into IT, speaking about all things technology, computing, gaming and startups.

We begin with an interview with Amanda Derham, the Co-CEO of Scale Investors, a female focused investment network. She speaks about how Scale equips women to become successful investors and helps them in their early stages of entrepreneurship.

We then continue our interview from last week with Josh Aas of Let's Encrypt,  conducted by the wonderful Laura Summers.


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Byte Into IT - 25 October 2017

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 01:19:43 +0000

Dan and Warren in the studio this episode to talk about all things technology, computing, gaming and startups.

Our guests this week are Seb Chan, Chief Experience Officer at ACMI, discussing their new exhibition space Future Lab and how mixed reality is being integrated into our lives.

Following this we have a interview by our dedicated reporter on the scene Laura Summers, speaking with Josh Aas of Let's Encrypt.


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Byte Into IT - 18 October 2017

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:10:28 +0000

Vanessa, Dan and Daniel in the studio on this episode to bring you all the recent news in technology, computing, gaming and startups.

Oscar McLellan comes in to speak about Startmate, a startup accelerator that just received a new crop of hopefuls.

We also get game music composer Jared Underwood on the phone to talk about his process and his electronica live act Batterie.


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Byte Into IT - 4 October 2017

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:39:54 +0000

Laura, Dan and Vanessa in the studio this week to chat about technology and news.

Our guest this week is Patrick Catanzariti, the founder of Dev Diner, a website dedicated to educating about developing with emerging technology.


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Byte Into IT - 27 September 2017

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 12:00:00 +0000

Warren, Cassie and Simon in the studio this week to talk about technology, computing, gaming and startups.

Ben Dechrai and Rick Giner from BuzzConf come in to talk about the program for this year.

One of the organisers of the Drone Film Festival at Cinema Nova, Elmedin Kumalic (Elmo), comes in to talk about what makes an interesting drone film.


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Byte Into IT - 20 September 2017

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 01:54:32 +0000

Vanessa, Jo and Colin keeping you updated on technology, computing and startups on this episode of Byte Into IT.

Our guest this week is Belle Cooper, the co-founder of HelloCode, the creator of personal analytics app @ExistApp and @LarderApp, the speedy bookmarking tool for developers.


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Byte Into IT - 13 September 2017

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 01:24:30 +0000

Warren and Tyler in the studio this episode to talk about all things technology, startups and computing.

Our guests for this week are producer of the new Ear Buds podcast network Matt Nielsen and from the Dead and Buried podcast Carly Godden.

We also speak about the new technology announced by Apple this week, and discuss some of the unintended repercussions of the idea of a 'smart home'.


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Byte Into IT - 6 September 2017

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 01:11:59 +0000

Our hosts Vanessa, Dan and Cassie are back for another episode of Byte Into IT, keeping you updated on all the recent news in technology.

In the studio this week we have the founder and director of LawSquared, Demetrio Zema, a new and innovative law firm that deals mainly with entrepreneurs and startups.


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Byte Into IT - 30 August 2017

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 01:04:01 +0000

This week on Byte Into IT we have Warren and Jo in the studio to tell you about all of the recent happenings in technology, computing, gaming and startups.

Our guest for this week is Nicholas Lembo from Transferwise, the new alternative to banks and brokers that allows people to transfer money abroad at the real exchange rate.

We also talk about the idea of glitch fashion, where fashion and hacker culture are intersecting in new and exciting ways.


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Byte Into IT - 23 August 2017

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 01:47:00 +0000

Vanessa and Tyler running the show this week, informing you about all the recent news in technology and computing.

Our guest this week is Venessa Paech, online community manager and co-founder of the Swarm conference, talking in studio about her work and whats in store at Swarm.


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Byte Into IT - 9 August 2017

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 01:41:33 +0000

Byte Into IT has Vanessa and Dan in the studio to fill you in on all of the news in technology this week.

Our first guest this week is R&D lead at Veneziano Coffee Craig Simon, speaking about his role and what it involves.

We followed this with an interview with Laura Summers and Lea Verou from MIT, who are building an O/S framework to allow people to program their own apps without learning Javascript.


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Byte Into IT - 2 August 2017

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 01:33:17 +0000

This week on Byte Into IT we have Warren and Tyler in studio to talk about this week in technology.

The co-founder of the Web Directions conference John Allsop joins us in studio along with Alisdair Hamilton of Australian AI startup Remi.ai.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 26 July 2017

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 01:24:32 +0000

Vanessa, Kent and Cassie on deck for Byte Into IT to talk about this week in technology.

Our guest this week is Dave Shurey, the founder and CEO of Splitr, an app designed to split bills, not friendships.


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Byte Into IT - 19 July 2017

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 20:45:37 +0000

This week on Byte Into IT we are joined by Jo, James and Warren in the studio to talk about all things technology, computing, gaming and startups.

Our first interview this week is with senior lecturer of the Melbourne School of Engineering Dr. Vanessa Teague, to talk about back end encryption and the security agreement between the five eyes alliance - The intelligence alliance between Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the US wants to weaken data encryption for everyone in a bid to stop terrorists, but does it risk leaving us more exposed?

Our second interview is with Helen Stuckey and Leena Van Deventer of Code Breakers at ACMI, women in games opening July 25th.


Media Files:
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Byte into IT - 12 July 2017

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 01:20:58 +0000

This week on Byte Into IT we are joined by Vanessa, Colin and Tyler in the studio to walk us through this week in technology, computing and startups.

Our guest this week is George McEncroe, founder of the female only ride sharing service Shebah, and she walks us through her process and reasoning in setting up this company.


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Byte Into IT - 5 July 2017

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:58:25 +0000

This week on Byte Into IT we have Warren, James and Laura in the studio talking all things technology and computing.

We have two interviews this week,

First up we have Amelia Schmidt, talking about her Melbourne bootstrapped startup Estimate Work.

Followed by the MD of Six8, Keith Sue. Six8 is a new app designed to give live music venues an easy way to book bands, finding their info and contact details all in one place.


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Byte Into IT - 28 June 2017

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 05:10:29 +0000

This week on Byte Into IT we have Vanessa and Jo in the studio to talk about all things technology, computing and gaming.

Our interview for this week is with Sarah Moran from Girl Geek Academy, talking about SheHacks, an upcoming all female 'hackathon'.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 21 June 2017

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:21:56 +0000

This week on Byte Into IT we have Simon, Warren and Tyler in the studio talking this week in technology.

Our guests this week are Abbie Burgess, the diversity and inclusion specialist at Envato, followed by Rick Webb, COO of TimeHop, talking about nostalgia on the internet and how the times have changed for API's.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 14 June 2017

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 01:11:51 +0000

This week we have Dan and Vanessa in studio, bringing you this week in technology, computing and the internet.

Our guest this week is Nathan Oxley, the managing director of IC One Two. Established in 2006, IC One Two designs, develops and prototypes electronic sound and lighting products, and are keen to share their experience in how to bring new technology to the market. You can find them at http://www.ic12.com.au


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Byte Into IT - 7 June 2017

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 01:12:48 +0000

This week on Byte Into IT we have Warren and Dan in studio to bring you all of the recent news in technology, computing, startups and the internet.

Our interviews this week are with Dr. Nick Theiberger from the Australian Research Council, who has come in to discuss The ParidiSec VR linguistic project.

Followed by Steinar Ellingson, head of La Trobe's department of communication and festival director of the Melbourne Web Fest.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 31 May 2017

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 05:31:57 +0000

This week on Byte Into IT we have Jo and Laura in the studio talking about this week in technology, computing, gadgets and startups.

Our guests this week are Andrew Yap and Bernard Deutsche from Medtasker, a Melbourne born startup questing to make hospital communications better.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 24 May 2017

Wed, 24 May 2017 20:53:56 +0000

This week on Byte Into IT we have Warren, Colin and Simon in the studio with Cassie on the panel.

Our guests this week are Anthony Agius, known by his online handle @decryption, founder of MacTalk2003 and now The Sizzle, a daily tech news roundup service. We also have Simon Pemberton of lfacademy.co, talking about the digital evolution of careers and education.


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Byte Into IT - 10 May 2017

Fri, 19 May 2017 02:15:23 +0000

This week on Byte Into IT our hosts Jo and Warren are joined by The Community Justice Coalition President, The Hon John Dowd AO QC to discuss the Computers in Cells NSW campaign.

Michael Rosenbaum, calls in to talk about about The Sharing Hub, Australia's first shared economy hub.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 17 May 2017

Fri, 19 May 2017 01:46:54 +0000

Tonight on Byte Into IT we are joined by out hosts Vanessa, Kent and Dan to interview some very interesting people and talk about this week in technology.

Dr Arthur Shelley, author and knowledge management consultant comes in to chat about Creative Melbourne, an event he is producing which celebrates creative thinking.

Tony Wu & Dan Peou chat with the team about their on-demand recruitment platform - Weploy - connecting freelance workers with employers.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 3 May 2017

Fri, 05 May 2017 01:30:06 +0000

This week on Byte Into IT we have Vanessa and Cassie in the studio, talking about all of the recent news in technology and computing.

Our guest this week is digital sociologist Dr. Alexia Maddox, specialist in digital network technologies and their implications on society. She comes in to talk with the team about the current state of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, and her research relating to that.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 26 April 2017

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:45:42 +0000

This week in technology, computing, politics and the internet on Byte Into IT with Jo and Warren.

Our guests for this week are game developer Louis 'Lou' Roots, to talk about indie game develoment in Melbourne, and Suneel Jethani from Data.Vic to talk about the upcoming Budget Hack event on the 3rd of May.


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Byte Into IT - 19 April 2017

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:39:33 +0000

This week on Byte Into IT our hosts are Vanessa, San and Dan, talking all things technology.

We have game developer Joel van de Vorstenbosch call in to talk to us about solving problems with VR development, his work in the games industry and his latest game.


Media Files:
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Byte Into It - 12 April 2017

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 02:08:43 +0000

This week's episode of Byte Into It, hosted by Warren, Cassie and James, talking about all things technology.

Our guests this week are Kate Reid and Jordan Murray, two of the creators of the new Supp application, a networking application dealing with hospitality staffing concerns.

Followed by another interview with Long Zheng, regarding the new Mypay Myki application.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 5 April 2017

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 01:15:10 +0000

This weeks episode has Simon, Jo and Vanessa in the studio to talk about this week in technology.

Our interview this week is with author Craig Collie on his new non-fiction book Code Breakers: Inside the shadow world of signals intelligence in Australia’s two Bletchley Parks.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 29 March 2017

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 02:23:56 +0000

This week's show is with Warren, Laura and Dan in the studio, talking all things technology.

Our guests this week are Alexar Pendashteh, on the Free and Open source Software Developers European Meeting (FOSDEM)

Followed by Anna Madeleine & Dr Renee Beale of www.onelastcall.com
.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 22 March 2017

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 02:14:56 +0000

This week's interview with Vanessa and Cassie is Betty Sargeant, a digital artist who looks at how storytelling is changing in the digital age.

She will be exhibiting a piece during Melbourne Knowledge Week in May. Called The Playground, it is an interactive media art project that involves the general public.

We also speak to Alvaro Maz, a semi regular guest on Byte in regards to technology and government.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 15 March 2017

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:38:54 +0000

Warren and Jo in the studio today, talking all things technology, computing and the internet.

Our guests today are Kati Elizabeth and Lindsay Rattray, the producer and product developer of the new VR Scout app for Victoria University.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 8 March 2017

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 01:38:45 +0000

This week on Byte Into IT we have Laura, Dan and Vanessa in the studio, talking everything computing, technology, the internet, gaming and technology.

Our guest today is the chair of Digital Rights Watch Tim Singleton-Norton, who talks with the team about issues like net neutrality, whistleblowing and data breaches.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 1 March 2017

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 22:00:16 +0000

This week on Byte Into IT we have Warren, Jo and Cade in the studio talking about recent news in technology, the internet, gaming, computing and art.

We had two guests in the studio this week,

Linda Liukas, the founder of Rails Girls & part of the fusion of art and technology talk at NGV comes in to discuss those projects with the crew.

Alex Yabsley, stage name Dot.AY, chiptune producer and musician, talks with us about the upcoming Square Sounds festival in Melbourne and the process of writing chiptune music.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 22 February 2017

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:46:12 +0000

This week on Byte Into IT along with our usual discussion of this week in technology, computing and gaming we have a special guest.

From NASA, The Deputy Director of the Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate at the Goddard Space Flight Center: Dr Juan Roman.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 15 February 2017

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:40:17 +0000

The first show back for 2017, we are joined in the studio by Dan, Warren and Vanessa, with plenty to say about technology, computing, gaming and anything else on your radar.

This week's guests are Lisy Kane and Julie Fisher

Lisy Kane is a producer for game studio League of Geeks, and co-founder of Girl Geek Academy - a startup encouraging women to learn technology and launch their own businesses.

Julie Fisher is Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of IT at Monash University. Julie has researched the area of gender and IT for the past 20+ years, and has been part of teams which have implemented intervention programs designed to encourage girls into IT. In 2007 Julie Fisher, and her co-authors, trialled a revolutionary new program in schools: ‘Digital Divas’.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 30 November 2016

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 03:02:30 +0000

This weeks episode is the last of the year for Byte Into IT, bringing you news in technology this week is Vanessa, Dan and James.

Co-founders of That Startup Show Anna Reeves and Ahmed Salama come in to discuss their own beginnings and what they are involved in currently.

Game Designer and lecturer at JMC Academy Robin Vilain comes in to talk game industry differences between his native France and Australia.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 23 November 2016

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 02:14:58 +0000

Chatting about tech news, computing and the internet, this week with Colin, Sam and Warren. 

Dr. Alexa Delbosc from Monash University comes in to discuss the future of transport, self driving cars and what needs to happen for them to become viable.

Designer of new video game Paperbark - Terry Burdak, talks about his approach to design and why he has chosen to focus on an exploration of traditional Australian themes in his game.


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Byte Into IT - 16 November 2016

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 01:53:26 +0000

The panel this week is Simon, Vanessa and Jo, filling you in on this week in technology and computing. 

From Monash University Drs. Jon McCormack and Chatai Goncu discuss their research project involving creating devices with haptic feedback to assist the visually impaired.

Jamie Houge of the World Faery Society comes in to talk about their new augmented reality game ahead of the upcoming Monsterworks conference.


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Byte Into IT - 9 November 2016

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 01:31:52 +0000

Jo, Laura and Warren on the panel this week to discuss all things computing and tech, along with some great guests.

Dr. William Yan, lead researcher from The Centre for Eye Research Australia comes in to discuss their recent win of Google's Social Impact Award for their Vision at Home project.

The impact of technology on our work, and what jobs we will be doing in the future is a recurring point of discussion on this show, Tim Dunlop walks us through his new book which deals closely with these themes - Why the Future is Workless.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 2 November 2016

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 01:12:26 +0000

Cassie and Vanessa on the panel giving us all the news in tech and computing from the past week.

Daniel Crowley and Valentin Muenzel from Relectrify - a home startup involving the re-purposing of old electric car batteries - discuss the possibilities of reusing old batteries and its impact.

Dr. Troy Innocent comes in to tell us about his augmented reality event with Melbourne International Games Week.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 26 October 2016

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:49:31 +0000

Laura, Jo and Warren talk technology and the arts this week on Byte Into IT.

Daniel Garcia and Michelle from the National Gallery of Victoria Education team discuss their efforts in getting youth involved in the arts

Ghosts, Toast and the Things Unsaid at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image is a collaboration between Google's Creative Lab, Grumpy Sailor and ACMI X resident, Sandpit. Daniel Koerner from Sandpit walks us through this interesting exhibition.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 31 August 2016

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:15:15 +0000

Laura, Dan and James talking internet, computing and technology on the panel this week.

Ben Schwarz & Karolina Szczurorganisers of CSSConf and JSConf come in to talk about the hard work involved in designing conferences for diversity.

Professor Julian Thomas from the Swinburne institute of social research calls in to explain and discuss the 2016 Digital Inclusion Index.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 19 October 2016

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:52:48 +0000

Vanessa, Dan and James on the panel today talking computing and technology.

Ben Dechrai and Rick Giner from BuzzConference come into the studio to talk about BuzzConference and how to get involved - happening on 25th - 27th November


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 12 October 2016

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 05:39:24 +0000

Simon, Dan and Warren on the panel to talk about this week in computing and technology

Lauren Rosewarne comes into the studio with her new book Intimacy on the Internet  and all the implications that carries.

The panel also has a discussion about "Blerd" culture with activist and public speaker Nayuka Gorrie


Media Files:
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Byte into IT - 7 September 2016

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 05:13:23 +0000

Jo, Simon and Vanessa on the panel this week discussing this weeks news in technology, including the scandal that is Samsung's new exploding phone and the recent Dropbox data breach.

Zac McClelland and Maria Pantolini from VicHyper come in to talk about their progress as the only Aussie team left in a 'hyperloop' competition.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 14 September 2016

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 04:55:11 +0000

Dan and Vanessa on the panel this week to discuss this week in tech.

Janet Carr, creator and producer of ABC's Good Game calls in to discuss their 10th birthday.

Fringe Festival members Marianna Makowka (media coordinator), Sarah Jane Woulahan (Film director) and Jonathan Homsey (dancer and arts producer) come in to discuss the advances in virtual reality and their use in art, in particular at this year's Fringe.


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 21 September 2016

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 04:48:59 +0000

Joe, San and Vanessa on the panel this week talking all things technology, with an in depth discussion around agricultural tech in Australia. 

They are also joined by Dr Monica Barratt to talk about changes with drug cryptomarkets. 


Media Files:
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Byte Into IT - 28 September 2016

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 04:43:36 +0000

Warren, Dan and Laura on the panel this week once again talking weekly technology news. 

Giovani Lodi and Patrick Catanzariti join the panel to discuss Yow Connected - a two day conference exploring the world of mobile development and the 'Internet of Things' on in Melbourne on the 5th & 6th October.

Hadi Michael, a developer and worker in tech policy calls in to discuss the looming US election and the difference between the Republican and Democratic approach to technology policy.


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Byte Into It - 5 October 2016

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 04:32:04 +0000

Vanessa and Cassie talk to Bec SpinkWill Egan from Code the Future about combining education and technology, and their award winning project.

International multimedia artist J-Walt also joins us to discuss his new show Spontaneous Fantasia at the Melbourne Planetarium.


Media Files:
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Byte Into It - 10 August 2016

Wed, 17 Aug 2016 06:47:44 +0000

Cassie Dan and James fill us in on public concerns surrounding the online data storing of census information and apples claim that Australian banks may be causing a security problem for iphones.

Laura summers shares more interviews from the 2016 Web Directions conference with Stephanie Rewis, Lead Developer on Design Systems at Salesforce UX and Dmitry Baranovskiy, a Sydney-based web developer, interested in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XSLT and SVG.


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Byte Into It - 03 August 2016

Wed, 17 Aug 2016 05:51:42 +0000

Warren Davies and Laura Summers fill us in on controversial changes to census taking place this year, laptops made from smart phones and silicon valleys uber investor Peter Thiel's eyebrow raising behaviour.

Guest Wilfred Gee talks about the search for exoplanet's and Project Panoptes, Panoptic Astronomical Networked Observatories for a Public Transiting exoplanet Survey. Designed to empower amateur astronomers across the globe.

Laura Summers shares conversations from the Web Directions conference with Kate Mclaughin and Rob Howard.


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Byte Into It - 13 july 2016

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 03:25:37 +0000

Cassia Wright, Vanessa Toholka and Laura Summers speak with Nicholas Therkelsen-Terry from Max Kelson Data Analytics company in Brisbane about his work with social media data sets. Emily Siddons and Arieh Offman speak about their event at ACMI the Retrolympiad.


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Byte Into It - 29 july 2016

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:55:43 +0000

Vanessa Toholka, Colin Jacobs and Jo Eaton host an election special featuring Dr Vanessa Teague, Senior Lecturer at University of Melbourne in Dept of Computing and Information Systems, discussing electronic voting and Anthony Wong, President of the Australian Computing Society, discussing the vital ICT issues for our future government, including STEM skills, diversity in the sector, and the NBN.


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Byte Into It - 22 June 2016

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:49:17 +0000

Warren Davies and Cassie Wright speak with Guests Trent Clews de Castella and Patrick Ferguson, CEO and Developer from Scann3D, a Melbourne start up working with 3D imagery as well as Belinda Shi, first woman ever picked for the Australian Informatic Olympiad team.


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Byte Into It - 15 june 2016

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:41:31 +0000

Vanessa Toholka and Cassie Wright speak with Guest Steinar Ellingson on the upcoming Melbourne Web Festival - a festival celebrating web series and Professor Justin Zobel on 60 years of computing, talking about how the world's 4th computer was built by the CSIRO, and is now living in the Melbourne Museum.


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Byte Into It - 08 June 2016

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 06:07:29 +0000

Cassandra Wright, James Noble and Warren Davies discuss the changing online landscape with the shutting down of Yahoo and changes to online tax returns.

They're also speaking with guest Felicity Fenner, curator of People Like Us, an exhibition looking at the interrelationship between art technology and the human experience.

And Leigh and Elissa Harris from Flat Earth Games come in to talk about their new game Objects in Space.


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Byte Into It - 13 July 2016

Mon, 18 Jul 2016 07:33:55 +0000

This week we hear from the founder of Aussie start up Max Kelsen, Nicholas Therkelsen-Terry on large data collection and analysis. 

Emily Sittons and Ari Offman from ACMI talk us through the upcoming Olympic inspired RETROLYMPIAD, "an evening of food, drinks and Olympics inspired retro videogames from the 80s through to the 2000 Sydney Olympics". RETROLYMPIAD will be happening July 23rd. 

And of course the globe sweeping craze PokemonGo. Hosted by Vanessa Toholka, Cassandra Wright and Laura Summers, what's not to like about this weeks Byte Into It!?

 


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Byte Into It - 01 june 2016

Wed, 13 Jul 2016 06:18:37 +0000

This week's guests are Erik and Dan from GoHear who discus their local gig-finding app which syncs events with the soundcloud profiles of bands.

The Byte team are also chatting about Facebook's role in national diplomacy, National Broadband Network policies in the upcoming election, and virtual reality technologies.

Presented by Vanessa Toholka, Collin Jacobs and Dan Salmon.


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Byte Into It - 06 July 2016

Mon, 11 Jul 2016 06:42:31 +0000

Byte Into IT is presented this week by Warren, James and Cassie who discuss games industry funding, the release of the Pokemon Go app and the introduction of driverless cars to Melbourne.
 
They're also joined by guests Al Cossar speaking about the Virtual Reality program at the Melbourne International Film Festival and Kelly Tagalan, President of Code Club Australia, talking about the upcoming world record attempt of having the largest number of kids coding at once.


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Byte into IT - 18 May 2016

Thu, 26 May 2016 06:33:02 +0000

This week on Byte into IT:

Ethan Marcotte and Karen McGrane Spoke to Laura summers during the week to discuss digital design. Lots of tech news this week to dive into 

Presented by:

James, Dan and Vanessa

 


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Byte into IT - 11 May 2016

Thu, 26 May 2016 06:02:14 +0000

This week on Byte into IT:

 

Owen Kelly, Director of Technology at Schwartz Media and Nick Hodges, head of Commercial innovation at news corps join us in the studio to talk about current tech news.

 

Presented by:

Cassie and Warren 


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Byte into IT - 04 May 2016

Thu, 05 May 2016 03:25:03 +0000

This week on Byte into IT:

Dan Groch & Ezekiel Kigbo are here to talk about what "Code for Australia" Has been up too.

PhD researcher Kayla Heffernan joins us to talk about the rise of insertable technology's such as microchips and the surprising ways they are already being implemented. 

 

Presented by:

Dan, Cade and Vanessa

 


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Byte into IT - 27 April 2016

Thu, 05 May 2016 02:52:01 +0000

This week on Byte into IT:

Miguel Sicart joins us in studio and we discuss the value of play and the impact that remaining playful in our Adult lives has on our well being.

Rik de Boer & Chris Burgess debate the pro's and cons of open source.

 

Presented by:

Laura, Dan & Warren


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Byte into IT - 20th April 2016

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 06:11:11 +0000

This week on Byte into IT:

Dr Lauren Rosewarne Senior Lecturer in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne is here to discuss her book “Cyberbullies, Cyberactivists, Cyberpredators: Film, TV, and Internet Stereotypes”.

We are also joined by Pozible General Manager Claire Merquita & Communications Coordinator Bron Belcher, are here to talk about their website relaunch and new Pozible features

 

Presented by:

Dan, Colin and Vanessa. 


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Byte into IT - 13th April 2016

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 05:42:43 +0000

This week on Byte into IT

 

Proffessor Hugh Davies Joins us to talk about art and the connected future and the technological side of arts production, co-founder of Signal ventures Elena Daniel is here to talk about her investment start-up. 

 

Presented by:

Warren, Simon and Cassie


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Byte into IT - 06 April 2016

Thu, 07 Apr 2016 05:57:07 +0000

This week on Byte into IT;

David Sprigs (CEO of infoxchange) is back in the studio to talk about their homeless assistance application "Ask Izzy" and the national year of digital inclusion.

Presented by
Cade, Warren and Vanessa 




Byte into IT - WED 30th March

Tue, 05 Apr 2016 04:56:40 +0000

This week on Byte into IT:

Snow, Dan and Vanessa are joined by Leena van Deventer, award-winning game developer, writer and teacher from Melbourne and critic, academic and the director of the Freeplay Independent Games Festival, Dan Golding. Together, they co-authored the book Game changers.

Presented by;


Vanessa, Snow and Dan

 




Byte into IT - 23 March 2016

Thu, 24 Mar 2016 07:21:56 +0000

This week on Byte into IT

Dr. Daniel Oten from Melbourne University talks to us about Video game addiction. 

Presented by Dan, Warren and Cade




Byte into IT - 16 March 2016

Thu, 17 Mar 2016 05:43:23 +0000

This week on Byte into IT: 

Melbourne Electronic Sound studio' (MESS) Byron Scullin joins to discus studio technology and the pros and cons of using old over new.

We speculate on the coming apocalypse, Will the robots destroy us all? Only time will tell. 

Presented by:
Vanessa, Simon and Dan. 


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Byte into IT - 9 March 2016

Thu, 10 Mar 2016 06:32:24 +0000

This week on Byte into IT:

Joshua Young from AUUG (www.auug.com) is in the studio with his gesture controlled synthesizer.

Emily Harridge founding director of visual playground joins us to talk about virtual reality. 

Presented by:

Dan, Warren and James


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Byte into IT - 17 Feb 2016

Thu, 18 Feb 2016 06:49:21 +0000

This week on Byte into IT:

Carmel Dollinson from Tech Collect is going to help us get rid of our e-waste safely and Richard Yanieri from YTEK pops in to discuss their automated debriefing system designed to assist in training med students.

Presented by: 
Cassie, Vanessa and Simon.  



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Byte into IT - 10 Feb 2016

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:43:11 +0000

The Byte is Back! 

In the studio this week:

Dr Suelette Dreyfuss, Melbourne University academic and author of "Underground", is here helping us stay secure online and get the government away from your browser. 

And Bonnie Shaw from the City of Melbourne gives some insight into the concept of "Smart Cities". 

Presented by:

Vanessa Toholka, Warren Davies and James Noble.


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Byte into IT - 4 November 2015

Thu, 14 Jan 2016 01:51:46 +0000

On this weeks Byte:

Child e-safety commisioner Alastair MacGibbon is on the line and the gang take us through some updated features from popular email platforms.

 

Presented by:

Dan Salmon, Vanessa Toholka and Cassie Wright




Byte into IT - 11 Nov 2015

Fri, 08 Jan 2016 06:12:38 +0000

On the Byte this week:

Eileen Ormsby Author of "Silk Road" in is the studio talking TOR and the Dark Web.

Laura discusses cognitive bias in software developement with Julia Clavien, at the web directions conference in Sydney.

 Presented by

Vanessa Toholka and Cassandra Wright 




Byte into IT - 18 November 2015

Fri, 18 Dec 2015 02:31:36 +0000

This week on Byte,

Dan attends "Future Assembly" Technology festival in Melbourne and   Laura speaks with Majeic Ceglowski about the web and all the things it could be.

Presented by: 

Dan Salmon, Warren Davies and Simon Brown.

Keep up with all things Byte on TwitterFacebook, and G+ 


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Byte into IT - 02 December 2015

Thu, 03 Dec 2015 05:39:52 +0000

This week on Byte into IT:

Alice Glenn of 'No lights, no Lycra' is in the studio talking about their new app 'Dance Break' and Laura is talking with Cap Watkins from Buzzfeed for Web Directions.

Presented by Warren Davies, Dan Salmon and Simon Brown. 

 

Keep up with all things Byte on TwitterFacebook, and G+


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Byte into it - 25 November 2015

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 06:38:13 +0000

On this week's Byte:

Chris Burgess from Clickify chats about open source communities and Tom Loosemore is interviewed in the latest instalment of 'Wed Directions'.
 
Presented by Vanessa Toholka, James Noble and Laura Summers
 
Keep up with all things Byte on TwitterFacebook, and G+ 


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Byte Into IT - 5 August 2015

Wed, 05 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000

On this week's Byte: Guests: Envato is the leading marketplace globally for a whole lot of useful creative assets - Venessa Paech joins the team to discuss the amazing stuff you can find on Envato, as well as the upcoming Swarm Conference, two days of community management goodness, in Sydney September 2-3. Machine Learning and neural networks are only getting more exciting (and confusing) - Melbourne Machine Learning and AI Meetup Organiser Andy Kitchen comes into studio to help get our heads around the possibilities. News in Depth: It's official - Macs are now vulnerable to firmware worms - no-one is safe anymore. Wireless charging is here - check out uBeam. A host of eminent people (including Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking) have written an open letter urging a ban on military robots. News in Brief: Remember Mr. Burger's 2014 YouTube joke about delivering burgers via drone? Well, Monash University's IT and Engineering departments, working with Right Angle Studios, gave it a go at their recent Open Day. Events and Opportunities: While we're on drones, Matthew Sleeth's A Drone Opera, presented by Arts House and Experimedia Arts, explores the rapidly developing technology through an experimental multimedia performance featuring drones, their pilots, and opera singers (!), Arts House at Meat Market, 5 Blackwell St North Melbourne, Thursday 10 - Sunday 13 September, 7:30pm. Join in Finland's global Quantum Game Jam, taking video prompts from quantum scientists and creating games out of them in 48 hours! Media Lab Melbourne, 136A Cromwell St Collingwood, Friday 18 - Sunday 20 September. Presented by Vanessa Toholka and Simon Leo Brown. Keep up with all things Byte on Twitter, Facebook, and G+ - see you next week![...]


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Byte Into IT - 29 July 2015

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000

On this week's Byte: Guests: That Startup Show is a local webseries poking fun at the huge (and extremely earnest) startup culture in Melbourne. It's filmed at the Savoy Tavern in the city, and producer and co-creators Sally Gatenby and Ahmed Salama joined the team in studio. It's awesome - check it out. Laura recently was in Paris (yeah, it's a hard life) for OuiShare Fest, a conference celebrating the sharing economy and a huge range of ideas, and caught up with a few interesting peeps: Dennis Boehresof GoPopUp, linking client's pop-up ideas with spaces to play them out in cities around Europe; Rajesh Makwana of Sharing As Our Common Cause, creating a platform to build a global sharing economy; Allison Cook of The Story of Stuff, the documentary-turned-movement based around the lifcycle of material goods. News in Depth: The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), founded by Tim Berners-Lee and tasked with developing standards to ensure the future of the web, is setting up a branch in Australia, which will be hosted at the Australian National University in Canberra. We're one step closer to ISP monopoly, with iiNet shareholders approving a takeover by TPG, having recently also merged with Internode. The ACCC will be reviewing the deal before it any approvals happen. Chinese police have shut down a huge counterfeit iPhone factory, after complaints from customers. Events and Opportunities: Registrations of Interest are open for International Electrical and Electronic Engineering Women in Engineering, Victorian Section's Wearable Technology and e-Textile challenge, RMIT Story Hall, Swanston St Melbourne, Saturday August 22, 2:00pm Rocketconf 2015 for modern web development, is happening in Amsterdam - excellent excuse to head to the Netherlands, .November 11-13 Presented by Warren Davies, Laura Summers and Dan Salmon K[...]


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Byte Into IT - 22 July 2015

Wed, 22 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000

On this week's Byte: Guests: Gareth Hayes recently raised over $80,000 on IndieGoGo to fund his software-defined radio project - he joins the team to discuss exactly what software-defined radio is (think accessing the radio spectrum using - you guessed it -software). RMIT's Design Research Institute is presenting the Design for Impact Festival - the Centre's Bianca Vallentine comes in to give us a rundown on what's happening at the Festival! News in Depth: Fiat Chrysler have been working with security experts to discover vulnerabilities in their connected cars - with some scary results. Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has announced a new social network and phone service to make it easier to donate to charity The "have an affair" dating site Ashley Madison has been hacked, with thousands of users' details being compromised. Weird News of the Week: Google knows where you've been and what times - and now they're telling you. Events and Opportunities: The next Envato Talk - "Learning how to build an engaged community for any business" - Envato HQ, Thursday July 23, 6pm Laneway Learning's Blogging for Beginners workshop, Embiggen Books, Tuesday August 4, 6:30pm RMIT are partnering with AUC to host /dev/world/2015 - Australia's longest-running conference for OSX and iOS developers - RMIT, August 31 - September 1. Presented by Vanessa Toholka, Cassie Wright and Dan Salmon Keep up with all things Byte on Twitter, Facebook, and G+ - see you next week![...]


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Byte Into IT - 15 July 2015

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000

On this week's Byte:   Guests: NodeBotsAU is in its third year, allowing people with JavaScript skills to come together to work with hardware and robots. It's on at Swinburne University Saturday July 25, and Andrew Fisher joined the team in studio to talk Play. New research is showing that Minecraft is helping students learn skills in maths, design, art and geography,. Associate Professor Michael Dezuanni of Queensland Univesity of Technology phoned in to tell us more. In related news, Tetris has been found to help patients with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. News in Brief: Further bad news for Adobe - following on from last week's Hacking Team security breach, an urgent hole in Adobe Flash has been found which "could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system" (and which Hacking Team were exploiting). As a result, could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Firefox temporarily disabled Flash. Sony's PlayStation Network has been struggling once again. Sad news from Nintendo - Satoru Iwatu, the President and CEO who brought us the Wii and DS, has died. Vale. Weird News of the Week: The American Civil Liberties Union has released Police Tape, an app that allows users to collect and store interactions with police, and provide legal information about citizens; rights - policing the police. Events and Opportunities: MakerMinds' Kids Maker Intro Workshop, fostering Creativity in young people, Donkey Wheel House, Saturday July 18, 1pm New Tea, Talk and Technology, helping over-55's learn and thrive with new technology, Collingwood Library, Friday July 17, 11am Presented by Warren Davies, Cade Diehm and Snow McNally Keep up with all things Byte on Twitter, Facebook, and G+ - see you nex[...]


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Byte Into IT - 13 May 2015

Wed, 13 May 2015 13:59:00 +0000

Guest: Gareck Packer, one of the Directors of Consul8, speaks to us from Brisbane about the Guardian emergency response app to facilitate evacuations.

News in brief:

  • How the Federal Budget affects the technology sector
  • Keeping electronic devices sanitised while delivering Ebola medical assistance.
  • Netflix reporting on Australian ISP speeds
  • Office of the Australian Information Commissioner participating in the Global Provacy Enforcement Network Privacy Sweep.

Events and Opportunities: 

Presented by Vanessa Toholka & Cassie Wright.


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Byte Into IT - 15 April 2015

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000

On this week's Byte: Guests: Co-organiser of the Data Science Melbourne Meetup group Phil Brierly joins the team to discuss data science and its far-reaching uses and implications. News in Brief: iiNet users have been experienceing significant slowdowns since the launch of Netflix in Australia - iiNet is blaming their lack of bachkaul capability. Scientists at Stanford University in the US have developed a mobile battery that can charge in one minute - seriously! Apple have announced that they will attempt to eliminate queues by allocating customers wanting an Apple Watch a time to come in and pick them up. Have you seen clothes that you love in movies or on TV? Now you can find it and buy it using Spylight - a Shazam for clothes! Google Loon - the Google balloon that is designed to bring the Internet to remote areas - has been trialled in remote parts of Australia. Infamous 1990's hacker Kevin Mitnick is coming to Australia for CeBIT - but should we be endorsing his attitudes? Advice: If you're having issues with your WiFi at home, James has some suggestions for you (Hint: it's all in the placement). Events and Opportunities: Mini-Make Day - bringing people together from all over Melbourne to share inventions, talents and discoveries, Sunday April 19, 2pm-4pm, Library At The Dock, Docklands Melbourne Electric Vehicle Expo - explore the future of vehicles, Sunday April 19, 10am-4pm, The Atrium, Swinburne University of Technology, John St, Hawthorn Melbourne International Design Week is seeking event submissions, aimed at celebrating international design excellence, May 11-17. Presented by Vanessa Toholka, James Noble and Cade Diehm Keep up with all things Byte on Twitter, Facebook, and G+ - see y[...]


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Byte Into IT - 25 March 2015

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:00:00 +0000

On this week's Byte: Guests: Dr Steffen Walz, director of RMIT's Games and Experimental Entertainment Laboratory (GEELab) joins us in studio to discuss his new book, The Gameful World, the gamification of everyday life, and his talk and workshop next Thursday for the Deloitte Center for the Edge. News in Brief: Netflix in Australia has launched! But will it offer enough for people using VPN services to switch? India has struck down a controversial internet censorship law, after first being challenged in 2012. The transport industry is reacting to Uber in NSW, with complaints that it's anti-competetive. News in Depth: Keren's returned to us briefly after establishing a life in Vietnam. She fills us in on the tech scene over there, and the benefits of working in a tech industry that is in the process of taking off. Events and Opportunities: Freeplay is turning 10 years old this year! It's on April 10 to April 19, but if you want to get involved, the Freeplay Fete is looking for stall holders to displaying their creations - Saturday April 18, 10am-6pm, or you can present at the festival's Unconference. Startup Weekend is a global active movement of grassroots entrepreneurs, and is happenening this weekend, March 27-29. Plenty of stuff going on! Startup Week, run by Startup Victoria, is on from March 27 -April 2. Social Melbourne meet at Plantation Coffee, Shop 253 (Level 2) at Melbourne Central at 8am every Friday to discuss working for Social Media and the web. Presented by Warren Davies, Keren Flavell and Maize Wallin Keep up with all things Byte on Twitter, Facebook, and G+ - see you next week![...]


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Byte Into IT - 18 March 2015

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:00:00 +0000

On this week's Byte: Guests: Square Sounds is on this weekend, celebrating all things chiptune! We were joined by one of the co-organisers of the festival Eugene Davoren-Britton and Swedish chiptune wizard Anders Carlsson (better known as Goto80). Greg Wadley, Helen Hughes and Joel Sterner of Proof of Concept came in to studio to give us a rundown on Facebook Party, which happened (almost) entirely on Facebook. News: A sad (or happy) day for Internet Explorer, with the long-lived browser finally being retired by Microsoft. Its replacement is named (currently) "Project Spartan". Impressive, huh? At SXSW, Yahoo have announced that they want to remove the password. Events and Opportunities: Youth Without Borders are holding the Spark Engineering Camp in Melbourne from July 6 to 1, helping school students from non-traditional backgrounds to engage in university life, and get excited about engineering. If you're interested in participating as a student or mentor, check it out! Freeplay Fete with games, workshops and a DIY craft stall where game-makers will be displaying their creations - Saturday April 1, 10am-6pm, venue TBA CSSConf 2015 is on next week. It'll feature talks by leading Australian web designers and developers, and the schedule includes: Pre-conference event at Bartronica, 7pm Wednesday March 25; CSSConf at the Meat Market, North Melbourne, March 26 and 27 ; and Decompress - a huge day of hacks, workshops and lightning talks at Meat Market on Saturday March 28 (free for CSSConf attendees) Presented by Vanessa Toholka, Simon Leo Brown and Dan Salmon Keep up with all things Byte on Twitter, Facebook, and G+ - see you next week![...]


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Byte Into IT - 11 March 2015

Wed, 11 Mar 2015 09:00:00 +0000

On this week's Byte: Guests: The Code for All movement is a network of civic technologists who believe that digital technology allows people to more meaningfully engage in the public sphere. We're joined in studio by Alvaro Maz of Code for Australia, and Giselle Sperber of Code for America. If you want to get involved with CfA, you can get in touch with the Melbourne Civic Lab (or start your own local Civic Lab!), or you may be interested in a Code for Australia Fellowship. News in Brief: A new survey by Startup Muster has singled out Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull as the MP doing most to help startups in Australia. It's not all good news though, with Freelancer CEO outlining ways things for startups can improve in an email to the Communications Minister. BitTorrent client µTorrent has come under fire for including bitcoin mining program EpicScale in its software package, installing it without users' knowledge. News in Depth: The Apple Watch has landed! You can spend anywhere between $499 and $14,000 for the shiny. The team discuss the pros and cons of Apple's latest baby, and the advertising strategy that they're employing. Events and Opportunities: CSS Conf is on March 26-27 at Melbourne Meat Market - tickets have sold out, but there is a waiting list, as well as a Decompress event on March 28. Infoxchange is running their YouthSpark Career Pathways for 18-26-year-olds who are looking for a career in IT, and looking for a foot in the door. The Australian and New Zealand Internet Awards are on - if you or someone you know have done something awesome with the Internet, why not nominate them for an ANZIA? [...]


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Byte Into IT - 4 March 2015

Wed, 04 Mar 2015 09:00:00 +0000

On this week's Byte: Guests: Rem Ramesh and Kris Maunder of Seamless Content Management join the team in studio to discuss their Hack to your Future recruitment Hackathon. Simon Hettrick, Deputy Director of the Software Sustainability Institute based at Southampton University, and operating at Edinburgh, Manchester and Oxford Universities, was in Melbourne recently for the University of Melbourne's Research Bazaar, and found some time to have a chat with Vanessa. News in Brief: The world's first grid-connected wave power station has been switched on in Western Australia. News has surfaced that Dutch-French tech company Gemalto (who manufacture the majority of the world's mobile SIM cards) was hacked by the NSA and Britain's GCHQ five years ago (and didn't know about it), potentially compromising the company's millions of customers. Gemalto's response was less than reassuring. Netflix have announced their Australian launch date - March 24! Federal Government politicians were available for a chat briefly this week, after it was discovered that a number of them use their publicly available parliamentary emails on the Apple messaging service. The encrypted messaging service Wickr appears to be the app of choice for many who want to keep their comms private - not least Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Mike's Games Wrap: The Interactive Games and Entertainment Association have released the results of their study into games sales in 2014 - a total increase of 20 percent. For developers, Epic have announced that the new Unreal Engine 4 will be free, and Unity have announced that Unity 5 will be too. Surprise[...]


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Byte Into IT - 18 February 2015

Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:00:00 +0000

On this week's Byte: Guests: Dr Fiona Tweedie and Damien Irving join the team to discuss the Research Bazaar conference, aiming at getting technologists and researchers to work better together, and helping researchers develop their tech skills. Director of the Mozilla Science Lab Caitlin Thaney has been in town for the Research Bazaar, and spoke with Vanessa earlier in the week. News in Brief: HTTP/2 is done! Finished! Complete! Or at least according to Mark Nottingham, chair of the Internet Engineering Taskforce's HTTP working group. News in Depth: Google pioneer Vince Serf has warned that we need to start thinking of ways of storing and accessing data in the long term, so that future generations have ways of accessing and experiencing the data that we use and produce. On a related note, did you get a chance to play any of the game emulators that were released by internetarchive.org? Pretty sweet... Events and Opportunities: Webstock is on in Wellington NZ. If you didn't get a ticket, follow it on Twitter. The Connected Community Hacker Space has heaps of stuff going on at the moment - check some of it out. The Melbourne Machine Learning & AI Meetup group has plenty of things coming up, workshopping machine learning Remote Control Terrorist Coffin, discussing the ethics of design, among many other issues, RMIT, Thursday 26 Feb to Thursday 26 March Data Flow is a creative exploration of how data flows in the production of Art in an increasingly digital world. Hawthorn Town Hall Gallery, 360 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn, Tuesday 3 March to Sunday 12 April. A new open coworking [...]


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Byte Into IT - 11 February 2015

Wed, 11 Feb 2015 09:00:00 +0000

On this week's Byte: Guests: Pause Fest is this week! Head of Programming and Partnerships Murray Galbraith phoned in from the Festival to give the team a rundown on what's in store for this year. Co-founder of Shout for Good and Smiling Mind Jane Martino was one of the speakers at Pause, and called the studio to give us a sneak peek at what she's been up to. News in Brief: March 10 was Safer Internet Day - one of the higher-profile participants was Snapchat, who created a pretty fun-looking list of methods to keep yourself safe online. News in Depth: Certain members of the United Stated Federal Communications Commission has come out in favour of Net Neutrality, but not without some bickering. Events and Opportunities: Square Sounds 2015 is happening around the city March 20-22 (based out of the Evelyn on Brunswick St), celebrating everything that's awesome about chip music. AIMIA's Rising Stars Internship program is looking for participants! Melbourne Polytechnic has a new Advanced Diploma in Screen and Media at its Prahran campus. Presented by Warren Davies, Vanessa Toholka and Dan Salmon Keep up with all things Byte on Twitter, Facebook, and G+ - it's great to be back![...]


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Byte Into It - 26 November 2014

Fri, 05 Dec 2014 02:11:07 +0000

On this week's Byte Into It hosts Vanessa and Simon were joined by music producer Casey Rice who discussed with the relationship technology shares with music, and how emerging technology has changed his approach to music


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Byte Into It - 19 November 2014

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:25:53 +0000

This week on Byte Into It Warren, Keren and Mike were joined by Rose Callaghan discusses the world of online dating apps. Nick Hodges also drops by to discuss digital products and services fail or succeed in light of conjecture around Google Glass.


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Byte Into IT - 2 March 2016

Wed, 31 Dec 1969 14:00:00 +0000

On this weeks Byte:

Tane Hunter from Future Crunch is in the studio discussing Link Festival and Esther Lim is here to talk about hackers and working in cyber security. 

Presented by: 

Vanessa Toholka, Cassie Wright and Laura Summers.




Byte into IT - 24 Feb 2016

Wed, 31 Dec 1969 14:00:00 +0000

This week on Byte into IT:

 Orangutans with Xbox Kinect, Dr Marcus Carter is in the studio talking about University of Melbourne's efforts to see how Orangutan's in Melbourne Zoo interact with digital devices to improve their quality of life.

Joshua Meadows joins us by phone to talk about GX, Australia's first inclusive gaming festival.

Presented by:

 Dan, Warren and Snow