Sunday October 23, 2016 – A couple of very diverse cameras

Sony RX1R II Full Frame Compact Camera

Oct 28, 2016

As you may know, one of my passions is photography. And in this week’s show we get to look at a couple of very different cameras. On the one hand, Sony’s RX1R II is a professional grade camera, almost in the DSLR mould, but in the form of a very solid feeling fixed lens compact style camera, albeit with 42 megapixels of digital resolution from a full...

Sunday October 16: Thought Wired – technology for those with disabilities

Thought Wired Logo

Oct 28, 2016

One thing that most of us take for granted is the fact that we can function without too many issues. But we should also stop for a moment and consider those around us who may not, for whatever reason, be able to function as we might. The good people at Thought Wired, led by CEO Dmitry Selitskiy, have done exactly that, and their efforts have been so outstanding...

Young ICT Explorers and CensusFail. August 14 2016

Census Fail - The day after

Aug 16, 2016

The big news this week was, of course, the massive technology failure that was Australia’s attempt to conduct the 2016 Census. Geoff and I discuss some of the background behind this major embarrassment to all involved parties. On the brighter side of things, Geoff attended the Young ICT Explorers as a judge, and was very impressed with the bright future...

Streaming the Olympics, Completing (or not) the Census, and so much more. August 7 2016

Christ The Redeemer statue overlooking the Rio Olympics site

Aug 9, 2016

The Rio Olympics have started, and all through the land, not a creature was stirring, lest they disturb the fragile feed of the live stream from Rio. Apps ain’t apps, streams ain’t streams, and bandwidth ain’t bandwidth, it would seem. And then there’s the Australian Census, 2016 style. You can do it online, if you’re one of the...

A bit of Verve from Motorola – July 31 2016

Cat heads

Aug 3, 2016

In this week’s Pokemon Go filled show, Geoff breaks away to tell us about the Motorola Verve One wireless earbuds. And then there’s the news. And more Pokemon Go nonsense from around the world. And then there’s these cat heads …