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Online Presence When We Die and She's a Crowd

Hosts Paul Callaghan and Dan Salmon speak with Zoë Condliffe, data activist, gender advocate researcher and founder of She's A Crowd -  a feminist tech startup that aims to close the gender data…


Monthly Games Special and a chat with Siddhartha Barnhoorn

Despite achieving critical acclaim, The Last of Us Part II attracted heated debate and was "review bombed" when it was released in 2020. Presenter Dan Morganti gives the third-person action game an honest…


The Cognitive Science of Misinformation and Digital Rights and the new Federal Government

Hosts Vanessa Toholka, Lily Ryan and David Nichols speak with Associate Professor Andrew Perfors from the University of Melbourne about how we can identify and navigate misinformation; and James Clark, Executive Director of…


Dealing with Online Rejection and A Rundown on NFTs

 Presenters Warren Davies and Dan Salmon speak with Kath Albury, Media Professor from Swinburne University, about crushedbutokay.org.au, an initiative to help young people cope with rejection online; and RMIT's Robbie Coleman talks about…


"Facebook Doesn't Know What it Does With Your Data", Plus a Chat with Vidya Rajan

Presenters Vanessa Toholka, Jo Eaton and Lily Ryan discuss the leaked internal report from Facebook engineers admitting their lack of control over how user-generated data is used; and Vidya Rajan, one half of…


Gaming Reviews Special and Cecile Richard's New Game

Maize and Dan return with their monthly games special. We hear about a couple of free, browser based games they've uncovered, Narrow One, and Titanic II - Orchestra for Dying at Sea, and…


Creating pathways into tech for Indigenous youth and the rise of AI influencers on social media

Hosts Rowena Murray, Warren Davies and Paul Callaghan talk to Matt Ngamurarri Heffernan from Indigital about new pathways for young Indigenous people around the country to get into technology; Sean Sands, Professor of…


Melbourne in Minecraft and Comedians Sweeney Preston and Ethan Cavanagh

Presenters Dan Salmon and Vanessa Taholka interview guests Cherida Longley and Murphy Whitmore from Rail Projects Victoria, about a project in which 600,000 square metres of Melbourne’s city centre has been recreated in…


Climate-tech and Food Waste Management Tech

Hosts Warren Davies, Laura Summers, and Rowena Murray discuss all things climate tech on this episode with guest Jas Moore, RRR presenter and graduate of UTAS Sustainability course, focusing on sustainable living; and…


Gaming Special: Invisible illnesses in 'But You Seem Fine' and HYPER//ECHO at ACMI

Hosts Maize Wallin and Dan Morganti present the monthly gaming episode of Byte Into It. Maize reviews the game 'But You Seem Fine' by KJAM. The game is a visual novel based on…

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.