Melbourne is the best! Why do I love it? Why I love my job? Why I love the startup and innovative community we have here? Well here's just one example...
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
As Melbourne Knowledge Week comes to a close, I'd like to reflect on some of the great things shared, the events that took place, and the awesome ideas on offer #MKW17 was absolutely incredible. In it's 6th year now, it feels as though it continues to get better and better every year. The 2017 hub located … Continue reading Knowledge is Power, but only if you share it
That's right, it's hackathon season. We've already had a bunch of hackathons with more on the horizon. Yep, there are a ridiculous number of hackathons happening at the moment. There's the NASA Space Apps Challenge kicking off in Melbourne today, with three hackathons in the city alone next weekend. Before we get really busy with … Continue reading hackathons, Hackathons, HACKTHONS!!!
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
Hey everyone and welcome back to 2017. Can you really say welcome back though? I mean we didn't really go anywhere, but whatever, we're all here now (wherever that is). Every year I like to change my theme for the blog around, just to give things a fresh look and a new perspective. So I've … Continue reading Welcome to 2017
What is it about Melbourne that makes it so awesome? It's hot and it's cold, up and down, the weather is never the same two days in a row, and the debate over who's footy team is the best can usually be heard at every pub. But whatever your thing, we all love Melbourne. It's … Continue reading Why Melbourne?
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
What an electrifying time we had at LAB-14 for MEI & Powershop's Energy Hack 2016 The puns were ablaze, the hashtags were trending, and ideas flew like sparks of electricity. Last weekend, LAB-14 and the Carlton Connect Initiative played host to one of the first energy-focused hackathons. Drawing together the combined power of The University … Continue reading “You better shape up” cause we need some ENERGY
In the words of Fredde, "Put Your Hands Up for Detroit Melbourne"... cause this city is awesome! There's so much happening in this amazing place so I thought I'd take a moment to recap some hackathons and talk Melbournianism Yes, I totally just made that word up, Melbourianism (now let's make it a thing). Onto other … Continue reading “I love this city”