Knowledge is Power, but only if you share it

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┬áthe 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

hackathons, Hackathons, HACKTHONS!!!

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!!!

2017 kicks off with a bang

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

Climathon takes off heading into #MIGW16

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

“You better shape up” cause we need some ENERGY

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