The Future of Work Summit ran in Melbourne with an array of exciting speakers, talking on topics such as AI, human soft skills, and the energy revolution. What was it all about?
Australia is a great place to be, it's got an amazing sporting culture, so why isn't esports big here? This was a question posed to the industry recently. People are coming in from overseas and seeing how successful esports is there, trying to replicate it, and not getting the same results. So why is it … Continue reading Why isn’t Esports ‘big’ in Australia?
Last week, Melbourne hosted the amazing Pause festival once again! Eight years running now, Pause took 2018 to the next level. With more stages, more sessions, more people, and more to see, it's no wonder there was an incredible buzz all around Federation Square. The festival kicked off on the Tuesday night with the VIP … Continue reading Press Pause
As this year comes to a close, I thought it'd be a great idea to look back on the time that was twenty seventeen 2017 has been one of a kind. Filled with twists, turns, lots of unexpected encounters, and plenty of difficulties. But in amongst all these things, 2017 is a year to remember. … Continue reading 2017, as it were
Geelong turns Mill into a co-located space of the future, complete with summits Last Friday, some of us alumni from the Melbourne Accelerator Program headed down to Geelong for the Pivot Summit. Hosted at the old Geelong Mill, the City of Greater Geelong, along with a number of sponsors and supporters, came together to support … Continue reading Pivot to the Future
Unlike overclocking your CPU, overloading your memory with too much tech can be... well, AMAZING! As well as draining. Over the last few weeks, it's been an absolutely crazy ride. There has been so much going on. From my last post on Project Cars 2, I've spoken at the AutoDesk roadshow, been on a panel … Continue reading Technology Overload!
We all know IoT doesn't really stand for the title I wrote above... The Internet of Things revolution has taken off. It allows almost everything to happen in our daily lives. Most of time we don't even know we're using these the things; your smart watch, your FitBit, your phone, Cortana and Siri, getting your … Continue reading Illuminating Our Times
We're not even past Q1 of 2017 and people are saying "when's Christmas?" This year has already been jam packed with events, conferences, work functions, meetups, and hackathons have even kicked off. Almost every second person I talk to says they're working like it's the end of the year and the holiday break is on … Continue reading 2017 kicks off with a bang
Hack out Melbourne's climate, catch the action at SheMakes, and kick of Melbourne International Games Week with GCAP Melbourne seriously has it all; hackathons, conferences, festivals, conventions, and a WHOLE WEEK dedicated to video games. Last Friday, I started a busy week with Climate-KIC's 24 hour international hackathon. I know, who "starts a week" on … Continue reading Climathon takes off heading into #MIGW16
It was Sir Francis Bacon that first coined this phrase in 1597. Jump to 2016, and Melbourne Knowledge Week shows this in action Every year, the City of Melbourne chooses a unique place in the CBD for their Knowledge Week hub. It's a space that embodies Melbourne's culture - rustic, retro, re-repurposed, sustainable, central, diverse, … Continue reading Knowledge is Power