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Can freedom of speech laws be applied to coding?

Special guest Rob Kovacev of Norton Rose Fullbright questions whether freedom of speech can be applied to the language of computer programming. And Karen Bentley, CEO of WESNET, shares findings of how perpetrators…


Drone Piloting & NBN

We speak to The Sizzle reporter Anthony Agius and learn about the big trends in renewable energy and where Australia is at with the NBN rollout. Then, Joseph McMahon, Program Director at Suas…


Collaborating with AI & Big Sur Privacy Issues

We explore how AI and ideas come together with Dave King, founder and CEO of machine intelligence company Move 37; and we speak to Lucie Krahulcova from Digital Rights Watch about the kerfuffle…


Spams, Scams, and The Lab Network

Nicola Nye, Chief of Staff at FastMail, explores the rise of spam and scams in the time of COVID; and Stefan Schutt and Alan Morgan from The Lab Network, talk about the technology…


Brain-Machine Interaction and The End of the World

Tali Faulkner, director of Origame Digital, talks about Umurangi Generation, a photography-based game where users create beautiful portraits of the end of the world; and Tan Le, former Young Australian of the Year…


Online Learning & The Tertiary Sector

Dr Matthew Butler, Deputy Dean of Education at Monash University, explores tertiary education as it intersects with technology in the unusual year that has been 2020; and Monash lecturer Dr Emily van der…


Australian Cyber Week & the National Missing Persons Hackathon

AustCyber CEO Michelle Price talks about what’s been going on during National Cyber Week; and we speak to National Node Manager and founder of the Australian Cyber Week’s National Missing Persons Hackathon, Lynda…


Get Online Week & Exit Interviews

Good Things Foundation's Jess Wilson tells us about Get Online Week, a campaign to support the 2.5 million Australians who are not online; and we speak to Noon van der Silk and Gala…


Digital Rights Update & Moving Australian Schools Online

Digital Rights Watch Programme and Partnerships Director Lucie Krahulcova discusses new measures to secure our metadata; and Associate Professor Therese Keane of Swinburne University explains the mammoth task of moving Australian education online…


How to Decode Reality & Rig an Election

The director of RMIT's Centre for Cyber Security, Research and Innovation, Professor Matt Warren, discusses the cyber threats facing the upcoming US election; and artist and game designer Dr Troy Innocent investigates code…

About this program

Computer news, reviews and clues. Tech talk and opinionated chat with feature interviews and regular guests covering games, Linux and Open Source, legal, new and social media, gadgets, Apple and more.


The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.