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Fighting Hayfever with Technology

Presenters Laura Summers, Vanessa Toholka and Dan Salmon delve into the work of the University of Melbourne’s Victorian Pollen Forecast with Dr. Edwin R. Lampugnani. Plus the latest news from the many frontiers…

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Extended Reality Filmmaking, and Podcasting 101

Presenters Rowena Murray, Paul Callaghan and Warren Davies explore some of the new content generating technology keeping us creating during lockdown, featuring chats with Melbourne filmmaker and MIFF XR Commission recipient Ling Ang…

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Focus on China: Cryptocurrency and WeChat

Presenters Vanessa Toholka, Jo Eaton & Lily Ryan explore the complex relationship between the Chinese state and technology, featuring interviews with Dr Dimitrios Salampasis, Cryptocurrencies expert and Course Director of Swinburne’s Master of…

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Gaming Special: Melbourne International Games Week

Our monthly games special with hosts Dan Morganti, Maize Wallin and Lily Ryan discussing Melbourne International Games Week, and featuring an interview with Riley Neville and Noah Seymour, the creators of Australian indie…

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Games for Change & the Australian Ad Observatory Project

Dr Stefan Schutt chats about upcoming Games For Change Asia-Pacific virtual festival; and Monash University’s Mark Andrejevic explains what the Australian Ad Observatory Project is and why making online marketing transparent for consumers…

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The Dark Art of Facebook Marketing

The Dark Art of Facebook Marketing

Monash University Communication & Media Studies Lecturer Dr Robbie Fordyce talks about his recent research into the impact of Facebook marketing on our individual worldviews; plus, all…

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Vaccine Certificate Tech and SYSTEM_ERROR

Artists Tamara Saulwick and Alisdair Macindoe talk about their cutting-edge multimedia performance work SYSTEM_ERROR; and cybersecurity expert Ajay Unni discusses security concerns over the delivery of the government’s vaccine certificate program. Plus all…

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Gaming Special: Queer Games Festival & Hunt: Showdown review

Presenters Dan Morganti and Maize Wallin host the Byte Into It monthly gaming special, featuring an interview with Melbourne Queer Games Festival lead organiser Luke Miller and a review of PvPvE action-horror FPS…

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Designing for Digital Safety & Tik-Tok’s Data Harvest

Author of ‘Design for Safety’ Eva PenzeyMoog talks designing digital products with the most vulnerable users in mind; and Jeannie Marie Paterson, Professor of Law at the Melbourne Law School, addresses Tik-Tok’s controversial…

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Calibrating the Eye of our Digital Beholders

The team explore the many flaws present in machine learning and AI with Monash University Department of Neuroscience’s Dr Jarrel Seah and Ines Montani from Explosion AI & Prodigy. Featuring the latest news…

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.


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

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