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Computer news, reviews and clues. Tech talk and opinionated chat with regular guests. The Byte Into IT crew is a motley bunch of volunteers who share a love for technology and radio. Each week regular co-hosts and special guests discuss the week's tech news, events and general nerdery.

Computer news, reviews and clues. Tech talk and opinionated chat with regular guests. The Byte Into IT crew is a motley bunch of volunteers who share a love for technology and radio. Each week regular co-hosts and special guests discuss the week's tech news, events and general nerdery.
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Melbourne, VIC

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Computer news, reviews and clues. Tech talk and opinionated chat with regular guests. The Byte Into IT crew is a motley bunch of volunteers who share a love for technology and radio. Each week regular co-hosts and special guests discuss the week's tech news, events and general nerdery.

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@byteintoit

Language:

English


Episodes

Byte Into IT - 19 September 2018

9/25/2018
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Tyler and Vanessa in the studio this week to bring you all of the recent news in tech, startups, computing, gaming and the internet. This episode we have an in depth discussion about China's new 'social credit' system trials, and how it could impact the future of privacy and freedom. Vanessa then walks us through her recent visit to Tokyo, and speaks about some of the interesting combinations of technology and art that she witnessed while she was there.

Duration:00:42:15

Byte Into IT - 5 September 2018

9/6/2018
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This episode of Byte Into IT we have both Dan Salmon and Dan Morganti to chat about everything that's happened in the tech world this week. We speak about how to make the NBN work for gamers with Robbie Fordyce and David Cumming of UniMelb research. Then we have a general discussion about our attitude towards CEOs, and whether the good they do outweighs the bad.

Duration:00:41:04

Byte Into IT - 29 August 2018

9/6/2018
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Dan and Warren in studio this week to walk us through all the recent news in technology. James Noble comes in to speak about the upcoming Adobe Conference in Sydney. Then the Artistic Director of Raymus Studios, Bruce Raymus, tells us about the new digital experience they have been working on at Federation Square

Duration:00:44:01

Byte Into IT - 15 August 2018

9/6/2018
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Vanessa and Tyler on mic this episode of Byte Into IT with special guest Brad helping out on the panel, covering the week in technology, startups, gaming and everything inbetween. Our first interview is with David Renouf of LOKE Digital, a local company making custom made loyalty apps for businesses around the world. We then speak to Adric and Andy of the Connected Community Hacker Space, who bring in a bunch of cool gadgets that they and others have made in the space.

Duration:00:43:37

Byte Into IT - 8 August 2018

8/9/2018
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Simon and Warren jump in the studio this Wednesday to bring us all the recent news in technology, computing, the internet and startups. Fi Slaven, program director of Go Girl, Go for IT, comes in to speak about their program and all of the vocational avenues into IT that are available to Victorian school girls. We then get a call from UNSW's professor of artificial intelligence Toby Walsh, who sparks a conversation about the future of AI and tells us about his new book: 2062: The World...

Duration:00:39:45

Byte Into IT - 1 August 2018

8/2/2018
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Dan M and Jo come in to the studio this episode to bring all the 3RRR listeners their weekly fix of tech, computing, internet and startup news. We speak to Dr. Niels Wouters of the Microsoft Research Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces about the new Biometric Mirror test developed at the University of Melbourne. Then the creative director of Mountains Studio; Ken Wong, comes in to discuss their recent Apple Design award and what to expect in the future from their game studio.

Duration:00:30:49

Byte Into IT - 25 July 2018

8/2/2018
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This week on Byte Into It we have Warren and Cassie in the studio to bring us all the recent news in technology, computing, the internet and tech startups. We speak to Anna Reeves and Ahmed Salama about the upcoming second season of That Startup Show. Mike and Josh of the Virtual Reality Cinema in Collingwood then come into the studio to tell us about their first program; a director's spotlight on Lester Francois of StudioBento.

Duration:00:45:30

Byte Into IT - 18 July 2018

7/19/2018
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This episode on Byte Into IT we have Tyler and Vanessa in the studio for another week of news and interviews regarding technology, startups, gaming and innovation. Judy Anderson and Scott Handsaker of Above All Human conference tell us all about the speakers you will hear at the event, and the intense curation behind the event. Vanessa and Tyler then have an in-depth chat about the pros and cons of the new 'My Health Record' system, and whether or not to opt-out.

Duration:00:43:30

Byte Into IT - 11 July 2018

7/19/2018
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This episode on Byte Into IT we have Warren and Simon in the studio for another week of news and interviews regarding technology, startups, gaming and innovation. the co-founder of Mayte, Brynn Chadwick, comes in to speak with the Byte crew about their recent work in AI and chatbots. John 'Buzz' Lewin then calls in to tell us about his new TreasureAGoGo app.

Duration:00:48:08

Byte Into IT - 4 July 2018

7/19/2018
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This episode on Byte Into IT we have Jo and Vanessa in the studio for another week of news and interviews regarding technology, startups, gaming and innovation. Gale Camacho, a data analyst with Neighbourlytics, chats with the Byte crew about what's involved for someone in a career in analytics. Composer and sound designer Maize Wallin comes on the show to review the new Samsung Odyssey, the direct competitor of the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.

Duration:00:44:50

Byte Into IT - 27 June 2018

7/19/2018
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This episode on Byte Into IT we have Cassie and Warren in the studio for another week of news and interviews regarding technology, startups, gaming and innovation. Our first interview is with Professor Peter Blamey, the co-founder of Blamey Saunders Hears, and he tells us all about Facett, a new rechargeable modular hearing aid. Andrew Owen of Tech Games Fest then calls in to the show to speak about the upcoming free three-day event, involving cosplay, networking, gaming, virtual...

Duration:00:45:10

Byte Into IT - 20 June 2018

7/19/2018
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This episode on Byte Into IT we have Vanessa and Tyler in the studio for another week of news and interviews regarding technology, startups, gaming and innovation. Steinar Ellingson calls in to the show to speak about the upcoming Melbourne WebFest and all the creative webseries involved in this sixth installment of the festival. We then chat in studio with Nic Hodges of Spot, a new blockchain protocol directed at making online news honest and accessible to all.

Duration:00:42:22

Byte Into IT - 30 May 2018

6/14/2018
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We have Warren and Jo on Byte this week to bring you all of the most interesting news in tech, computing, startups and gaming. Our guest for the week is Celeste Carnegie, a learning experience designer at Indigenous Digital Excellence (IDX) who is calling for more indigenous Australians in the tech industry. We then have an in depth discussion about positive and negative company culture in tech brands.

Duration:00:40:12

Byte Into IT - 6 June 2018

6/14/2018
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Vanessa and Cassie in studio this episode to bring you all of the recent news in technology, computing, gaming and startups. Our guest for the evening is Liam Wilkie, VP of coffee insights for Aabak. Liam is a coffee specialist and mechanical engineer who operates the robot barista created by Aabak. A very Melbourne interview, we talk coffee.

Duration:00:42:48

Byte Into IT - 13 June 2018

6/14/2018
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This episode of Byte Into IT sees Dan, Laura and Warren in the studio to discuss everything about this week in technology. Husband and wife digital media artist duo Dr Betty Sargeant and Justin Dwyer of PluginHUMAN studio join us on the show to discuss Dream 2.2, an immersive digital maze based on human sleep patterns. We then get into an in-depth discussion of the idea of Transhumanism, where we're at, what the future holds and the possible rewards and consequences of going down this path.

Duration:00:46:46

Byte Into IT - 23 May 2018

6/14/2018
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This week on Byte Into IT we have Vanessa and Dan in the studio to bring you all of the recent news in tech, startups and gaming. Our guest tonight is Eleanor Toulmin, she is the co-founder and CEO of MimicTec - a start up focused on improving agriculture with technology.

Duration:00:48:18

Byte Into IT - 16 May 2018

6/14/2018
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This week on Byte Into IT we have Dan, Jo and Warren in the studio to bring you all the recent news in tech, startups and gaming. Our first guest is Lizzie O’Shea, an Australian human rights lawyer, broadcaster and writer living in London. She is writing a book about the politics and history of digital technology. We are then joined by Brooke Maggs, a narrative designer, writer and researcher based in Melbourne. She has just returned from a placement at Remedy games studios in Finland as...

Duration:00:42:17

Byte Into IT Live To Air - 9 May 2018

5/10/2018
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For this very special 25th anniversary show of Byte Into IT, our hosts Warren Davies and Vanessa Toholka reflect on the past 25 years of the show live from North Melbourne Meat Market as part of Melbourne Knowledge Week. We spoke to three amazing guests in this jam packed hour, Aimee Gonzalez – Aimee Gonzalez is a specialist in technology education who has worked with Academy Xi, Le Wagon, non-profits, and traditional academia. Along with Laura Summers, the Byte Into It team will discuss...

Duration:00:46:44

Byte Into IT - 2 May 2018

5/3/2018
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This episode of Byte Into IT we have Vanessa Toholka, Dan Salmon and Dan Morganti in the studio to bring you the week's news in technology, computing, gaming and startups. Our guests this week are Chad Toprack and Marigold Bartlett of the Freeplay Independent Games Festival, speaking about the state of independent games developers in Australia, and of course the upcoming FIGF and what's in store.

Duration:00:48:35

Byte Into IT - 25 April 2018

4/26/2018
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Jo and Vanessa in the studio this episode of Byte Into IT to talk about the last week in technology, computing, startups and gaming. Our guests this week are Trevor Townsend, managing director of Startupbootcamp Melbourne, and Jonathan Knight, CEO of Uprise Energy, having an in-depth discussion about renewable energy and the startups involved.

Duration:00:43:03