Thu, 1 March 2012
On Byte this week, we discuss: the availability of Raspberry Pi boards; changes and controversy in Google's privacy for users; Mozilla release an experimental privacy tool in Collusion for Firefox; the ACCC and Telstra agree on their deal for NBN infrastructure; Steve Wozniak to tour Australia; Brett Smith of the FSF to visit Melbourne for TPP negotiations, and giving an open public talk on 2012-03-05; Mike reviews Sony's PlayStation Vita console; plus more game and tech news in Byte style.
Presented by Georgia Webster, Ben Finney, Mike Bantick.
Wed, 29 February 2012
In this episode Lorin Clarke and Alicia Sometimes speak to Michael Sala, Chris Wallace-Crabbe and Djoymi Baker.
Michael Sala disucsses his new book, The Last Thread, an insight into his chidhood, his family and growing up between Australia and the Netherlands. Michael speaks about writing his autobiography in the third person and the freedom it gave him to write openly.
Chris Wallace-Crabbe talks about Australian Poetry, an organisation launched last year in a merge between the Australian Poetry Centre and Poets Union. Chris also speaks a bit about his career and treats us to a reading of his poem Do I sleep or am I slept?
Dr Djoymi Baker talks about ACMI’s Sex, Lies & Television Screens evening. Djoymi was on the panel along with Josh Kinal, John Richards and Emily Maguire and they discussed everything from Dexter to Game of Thrones as they looked at the abundance of blood and bare skin now filling our television screens.
Wed, 29 February 2012
Ryan Russell and Byron George from Russell & George
image: Crumpler Doncaster, Dianna Snape photographer
Wang Shu wins Pritzker Prize
Lyons' Housemuseum faces problems expanding
· The Shed Light Project - EXPRESSION OF INTEREST out now - A focal project this year will be the presentation of 10 ‘Light Sheds(or pods)’ – unique, illuminated shelters, which will occupy fed sq for the duration of the Festival from 1 June – 1 July. www.fedsquare.com/thelightinwinter
· MCR FILM "Life Architecturally" ABC 1 Tue 28 Feb 2012 10pm – we’ll review next week
· Designs for melb uni arch building on show at Wunderlich Gallery