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Computer news, reviews and clues. Tech talk and opinionated chat with feature interviews and regular guests covering games, Linux and Open Source, legal, new and social media, gadgets, Apple and more. The Byte Into IT family includes: - Dan Salmon - Jo Eaton - Laura Summers - Maize Wallin - Paul Callaghan - Rowena Murray - Daniel Morganti - Vanessa Toholka (Byte co-producer) - Warren Davies (Byte co-producer) - Elizabeth McCarthy (RRR Talks producer) The intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras. https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion

Computer news, reviews and clues. Tech talk and opinionated chat with feature interviews and regular guests covering games, Linux and Open Source, legal, new and social media, gadgets, Apple and more. The Byte Into IT family includes: - Dan Salmon - Jo Eaton - Laura Summers - Maize Wallin - Paul Callaghan - Rowena Murray - Daniel Morganti - Vanessa Toholka (Byte co-producer) - Warren Davies (Byte co-producer) - Elizabeth McCarthy (RRR Talks producer) The intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras. https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion

Location:

Melbourne, VIC

Description:

Computer news, reviews and clues. Tech talk and opinionated chat with feature interviews and regular guests covering games, Linux and Open Source, legal, new and social media, gadgets, Apple and more. The Byte Into IT family includes: - Dan Salmon - Jo Eaton - Laura Summers - Maize Wallin - Paul Callaghan - Rowena Murray - Daniel Morganti - Vanessa Toholka (Byte co-producer) - Warren Davies (Byte co-producer) - Elizabeth McCarthy (RRR Talks producer) The intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras. https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion

Twitter:

@byteintoit

Language:

English


Episodes

New Dating App BOOP and State Library Scholarships

11/10/2021
Presenters Lily Ryan, Jo Eaton & Warren Davies speak to Rowan Castan, the founder of new dating app BOOP; the team discuss the latest NFT news; and they speak with StartSpace Community Lead, Aun Ngo, about StartSpace a new scholarship program for early stage business founders that the State Library of Victoria has just launched. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/byte-into-it Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/3RRRFMByteIntoIT/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/byteintoit

Duration:00:43:18

Fighting Hayfever with Technology

10/27/2021
Presenters Laura Summers, Vanessa Toholka and Dan Salmon delve into the work of the University of Melbourne’s Victorian Pollen Forecast with Dr. Edwin R. Lampugnani. Plus the latest news from the many frontiers of technology and their intersection with modern life. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/byte-into-it Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/3RRRFMByteIntoIT/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/byteintoit

Duration:00:48:50

Extended Reality Filmmaking, and Podcasting 101

10/20/2021
Presenters Rowena Murray, Paul Callaghan and Warren Davies explore some of the new content generating technology keeping us creating during lockdown, featuring chats with Melbourne filmmaker and MIFF XR Commission recipient Ling Ang; and Corey Marie Green, Audio Engineer and author of ‘The Podcaster's Audio Handbook: A Technical Guide for Creative People’ Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/byte-into-it Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/3RRRFMByteIntoIT/ Twitter:...

Duration:00:44:48

Focus on China: Cryptocurrency and WeChat

10/13/2021
Presenters Vanessa Toholka, Jo Eaton & Lily Ryan explore the complex relationship between the Chinese state and technology, featuring interviews with Dr Dimitrios Salampasis, Cryptocurrencies expert and Course Director of Swinburne’s Master of FinTech, and Deakin University PhD candidate Fan Yang, who researches the effects of large-scale international social media platforms in terms of cross-jurisdictional tensions and expectations, and their cross-border effects on political activity and...

Duration:00:48:32

Gaming Special: Melbourne International Games Week

10/6/2021
Our monthly games special with hosts Dan Morganti, Maize Wallin and Lily Ryan discussing Melbourne International Games Week, and featuring an interview with Riley Neville and Noah Seymour, the creators of Australian indie video game ’Webbed’. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/byte-into-it Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/3RRRFMByteIntoIT/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/byteintoit

Duration:00:44:49

Games for Change & the Australian Ad Observatory Project

9/29/2021
Dr Stefan Schutt chats about upcoming Games For Change Asia-Pacific virtual festival; and Monash University’s Mark Andrejevic explains what the Australian Ad Observatory Project is and why making online marketing transparent for consumers is critical for our society. Plus all the latest news in tech, gaming and development news with presenters Warren Davies, Rowena Murray and Dan Salmon. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/byte-into-it Facebook:...

Duration:00:47:45

The Dark Art of Facebook Marketing

9/22/2021
The Dark Art of Facebook Marketing Monash University Communication & Media Studies Lecturer Dr Robbie Fordyce talks about his recent research into the impact of Facebook marketing on our individual worldviews; plus, all the latest news in tech, gaming and development news with presenters Vanessa Toholka, Jo Eaton and Laura Summers. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/byte-into-it Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/3RRRFMByteIntoIT/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/byteintoit

Duration:00:44:38

Vaccine Certificate Tech and SYSTEM_ERROR

9/15/2021
Artists Tamara Saulwick and Alisdair Macindoe talk about their cutting-edge multimedia performance work SYSTEM_ERROR; and cybersecurity expert Ajay Unni discusses security concerns over the delivery of the government’s vaccine certificate program. Plus all the latest tech, gaming and development news with presenters Warren Davies, Dan Salmon and Maize Wallin. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/byte-into-it Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/3RRRFMByteIntoIT/ Twitter:...

Duration:00:49:20

Gaming Special: Queer Games Festival & Hunt: Showdown review

9/8/2021
Presenters Dan Morganti and Maize Wallin host the Byte Into It monthly gaming special, featuring an interview with Melbourne Queer Games Festival lead organiser Luke Miller and a review of PvPvE action-horror FPS Hunt: Showdown. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/byte-into-it Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/3RRRFMByteIntoIT/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/byteintoit

Duration:00:40:57

Designing for Digital Safety & Tik-Tok’s Data Harvest

8/25/2021
Author of ‘Design for Safety’ Eva PenzeyMoog talks designing digital products with the most vulnerable users in mind; and Jeannie Marie Paterson, Professor of Law at the Melbourne Law School, addresses Tik-Tok’s controversial attempt to harvest and use the biometric data of their users. With presenters Vanessa Toholka, Dan Salmon, Paul Callaghan, and Laura Summers.

Duration:00:49:16

Calibrating the Eye of our Digital Beholders

8/18/2021
The team explore the many flaws present in machine learning and AI with Monash University Department of Neuroscience’s Dr Jarrel Seah and Ines Montani from Explosion AI & Prodigy. Featuring the latest news from the intersection of science and tech from presenters Laura, Jo and Lily. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/byte-into-it Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/3RRRFMByteIntoIT/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/byteintoit

Duration:00:48:56

Cybercrime in China & the Possibilities of Self-tracking Devices

8/11/2021
Author Suneel Jethani discusses his recent publication ‘The Politics and Possibilities of Self-Tracking Technology’; and Senior Criminology Lecturer at Monash University, Dr. Lennon Chang, provides some insight into the connection between cybercrime and China. Featuring all the latest in tech news, with presenters Vanessa, Jo & Dan. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/byte-into-it Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/3RRRFMByteIntoIT/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/byteintoit

Duration:00:48:08

Gaming Special: Sunless Skies, Frog Detective, and Grace Bruxner

8/4/2021
Presenters Dan Morganti and Maize Wallin present BIIT’s monthly gaming special, featuring reviews, interviews, and news for the gaming community. The team take control of some steampunk flying trains in their review of Sunless Skies and interview Frog Detective creator and game designer Grace Bruxner. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/byte-into-it Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/3RRRFMByteIntoIT/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/byteintoit

Duration:00:42:39

Gastrointestinal Gaming & the Citizen Scientists Keeping the Net Neutral

7/28/2021
The team talk ingestible tech and gaming with artist Zhuying Li ahead of her exhibit at RMIT’s Future U; and a chat with Professor Mark Andrejevic, from Monash University’s School of Media, Film and Journalism, about a new collaborative research project focusing on how we use search engines. With presenters Warren Davies, Laura Summers and Dan Salmon. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/byte-into-it Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/3RRRFMByteIntoIT/ Twitter:...

Duration:00:49:23

On Becoming a Teenage IT Prodigy in Northcote and AirSticks

7/21/2021
Otto CEO Milan Rajkovic talks about starting an IT support business in Secondary school; and instrument designer and researcher Dr Alon Ilsar talks about AirSticks. Plus the latest in tech news, with presenters Vanessa Toholka, Dan Morganti and Rowena Murray. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/byte-into-it Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/3RRRFMByteIntoIT/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/byteintoit

Duration:00:47:21

Older Australians Online and The Way We Pay

7/14/2021
Swinburne lecturer in Media and Communications Dr Diana Bossio talks about new research into why 50% of older Australians want to do more on the internet, but are reluctant to take selfies and share posts on social media; and Pin Payments Founder Grant Bissett talks about the tech behind the way we pay. With presenters Warren Davies, Dan Salmon, and Lilly Ryan. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/byte-into-it Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/3RRRFMByteIntoIT/ Twitter:...

Duration:00:46:26

Exploring Generative Landscapes and Mealmates

7/7/2021
Indie game creator Ian MacLarty talks about capturing the wonder of exploration in his upcoming Mars First Logistics; and the team review the surreal party game Mealmates and discuss everything indie. With presenters Dan Morganti, Maize Wallin, and special guest Frankie Wallin. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/byte-into-it Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/3RRRFMByteIntoIT/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/byteintoit

Duration:00:46:06

Julian Burnside QC on Julian Assange, and the Future of E-Waste

6/30/2021
University of Swinburne Professor in Extractive Metallurgy and Metals Recycling, Akbar Rhamdhani, talks e-waste recycling; and QC Julian Burnside talks about his client Julian Assange. Also featuring all the latest tech news with presenters Vanessa Toholka, Jo Eaton and Paul Callaghan. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/byte-into-it Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/3RRRFMByteIntoIT/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/byteintoit

Duration:00:46:00

Emerging Technologies & their Impact on Human Rights

6/23/2021
Australian Human Rights Commissioner Edward Santow speaks about the just-released 2021 Digital Rights Report, exploring the fairness of emerging technologies and how that could impact human rights. Also featuring the latest tech news with presenters Warren Davies, Dan Salmon, Maize Wallin, and Laura Summers. Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/byte-into-it Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/3RRRFMByteIntoIT/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/byteintoit

Duration:00:46:16

Computer Love: an Interview with Rob Brooks

6/16/2021
What happens to our libido after our brains, evolved over eons, collide with modern technology? Deep dive into the world of artificial intimacy with author and Scientia Professor of Evolution at the University of New South Wales Rob Brooks, as he unpacks his new book, 'Artificial Intimacy: Virtual Friends, Digital Lovers, and Algorithic Matchmakers' which explores this in detail. With presenters Vanessa Toholka, Dan Morganti & Rowena Murray. Website:...

Duration:00:48:00