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
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
I haven't written a post in a while, and for good reason... I've been snowed under with my startup. So what's it like working in the startup world? Well it's a lot of work... hence the lack of blog posts. Honestly though, I would love to be physically snowed under right now and not just … Continue reading The life of a startup
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
Melbourne hosted the NASA Space Apps Challenge along with over 200 other countries around the world LAB-14 and the Carlton Connect Initiative became home to over a hundred hackers as participants descended onto the Former Royal Women's hospital for a weekend of space themed challenges. As is becoming custom with hackathons around Melbourne, we kicked … Continue reading We went to space – kinda
We keep talking about all the hackathons happening around Melbourne, so here's a wrap on two I just finished First up the Science Hackfest Melbourne What's better than coming along to a hackathon with open source API? Coming along to a hackathon with open data! Who would have thought? ANDS, CSIRO, NeCTAR, TERN, ALA, AURIN, RDS, … Continue reading Hackathons galore
With so many in the pipelines, it's hard to keep track of them all Since there's tonnes of events, hackathons, conferences, meetups and workshops happening, I thought I'd sift out the hackathons and put them in one easy to read post. These are just the ones in Melbourne at this stage (there's far too many … Continue reading When’s that Hackathon?