On this week's Byte:
- Co-organiser of the Data Science
Melbourne Meetup group Phil Brierly joins the
team to discuss data science and its far-reaching uses and
- News in Brief:
- iiNet users have been experienceing significant slowdowns since
the launch of Netflix in Australia - iiNet is blaming their lack of
- 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
- Infamous 1990's hacker Kevin Mitnick is coming to Australia for
CeBIT - but should we be endorsing his attitudes?
- 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
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
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