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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 - 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 - 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...

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...

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

Byte Into IT - 18 April 2018

4/19/2018
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Warren, Dan and Laura in the studio this episode to speak about all the news in technology, computing, startups and gaming this week. Our guests this week are Eliza Sorenson and Lola Hunt of Switter, the new sex worker friendly social network. We then have a long discussion about the future of city design with all of the emerging technology available to us.

Duration:00:45:48

Byte Into IT - 11 April 2018

4/12/2018
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This week on Byte Into IT Tyler and Vanessa in the studio to discuss all the recent news in tech, computing and startups. Our first guest via phone is Mo Jalloh, speaking about his new project Zimrii, a blockchain enabled music platform. We then speak to two new app developers, Gaby Chapman of Plan Buy Cook, a family meal planner, and Maggie Scott of Parachuute, an app designed to share favours with other parents in your trusted network.

Duration:00:40:51

Byte Into IT - 4 April 2018

4/4/2018
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This week on Byte into IT we have Cassie, Laura and Warren in the studio to bring you all the recent news in technology, gaming and startups. Our guests are Susie Sheldrick and Noon Sllk of Silverbane, speaking about using machine learning to catch poachers. We then have a discussion about the ongoing detention and silencing of Julian Assange, and Europe's recent response to this with an open letter.

Duration:00:44:36

Byte Into IT - 28 March 2018

4/4/2018
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Vanessa, James and Jo in the studio this week to discuss all the recent news in technology, startups, computing and gaming. Our first guest is author Eileen Ormsby, speaking about her latest book The Darkest Web We then speak with Rowena Murray, board member for VIC ICT for women, about The Click List. The Click List is a list of highly qualified and engaging female speakers available as a free resource to all event organisers.

Duration:00:43:04

Byte Into IT - 21 March 2018

4/4/2018
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Warren Davies, Dan Morganti and Dan Salmon in the studio this week to speak about all things tech, computing, startups and gaming. Our first guest is Yianni Agisilaou, the comedian behind the MICF show Teaching a Robot to Love. From local Melbourne video game studio Surprise Attack we have Stephen Heller coming in to discuss their process.

Duration:00:44:00

Byte Into IT - 14 March 2018

3/15/2018
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This week on Byte Into IT we have Dan, Cassie and Tyler in the studio talking about all the recent news in technology, computing, gaming and startups. Our first guest John Allsopp, co-founder of the Web Directions conferences, calls in to the show to tell us about the upcoming Web Directions: Design conference in mid-April. We then speak to the lead researcher for the new app Plant Life Balance Dominique Hes. Plant Life Balance is an augmented reality virtual greening app designed to...

Duration:00:44:57