On this week's Byte:
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
Carlsson (better known as Goto80).
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.
- 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
- 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!
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
- CSSConf at the Meat Market, North Melbourne, March 26 and 27 ;
- Decompress - a huge day of hacks, workshops and lightning talks
at Meat Market on Saturday March 28 (free for CSSConf
Presented by Vanessa Toholka, Simon Leo Brown and Dan Salmon
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