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Facial Recognition Technology

Dr Sarah Moulds, co-founder of the Rights Resource Network SA, discusses the proposed national facial recognition system which the Federal Government plans to share across States; And a conversation with Dr Robbie Fordyce…

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Digital Health & Wheeler Centre’s Signal Boost

Exploring surveillance in the present moment of Black Out Tuesday & Black Lives Matter; Chris Bain, Professor of Practice in Digital Health at Monash University on the changing climate around visiting the doctor…

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Surveillance & New Tech

Sacha Molitorisz, author of Net Privacy shares his insights into individual freedom in this age of high surveillance; and Cade Diehm talks about how the new design congress think tank is researching the…

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AusTender & Beam It

Annie-Mei Forster and Adam Williamson, consultants from Anywise, discuss their new tool AusTender Insights; and Jason Backhouse from Beam It joins the team to chat about our changed spending habits in lockdown. With…

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Remote Learning & Freeplay Festival

The crew kicks off the show with a fun chat about Animal Crossing, followed by a discussion on remote learning and how schools are coping. Chad Toprak, Director of Freeplay Independent Games Festival…

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Machine learning & Covid-Safe App

Toby Tremayne, Co-founder of Machine Dreams, discusses the software they are working on, that helps replace manual inspections with robotic inspections. And a conversation with Dr Chris Wilson, from the Centre for Social…

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Creately, AI, & COVID

Chandika Jayasundara, Co-Founder of Creately, shares his success story, and insights on how we are responding to our changing work environments. Plus: using AI to create virtual moving faces for video conferences, and…

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Tracking Apps; Down Sydndrome Australia

Dr Vanessa Teague discusses the tracking applications on our mobile phones and the implications of it. The crew also chat with Down Syndrome Australia about a new app released to help the community…

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Agile Methodology; Hype & Reality

Dr Steven Conway from Swinburne University discusses gaps between hype and reality; and Rashina Hoda from Monash University breaks down agile methodology and what an agile community looks like. Plus discussion about Clearview…

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Cycling; and Computer Chips that use Human Neurons

Anthony Aisenberg, Founder and Director of CrowdSpot, speaks about cycling in Melbourne. And Andy and Hon from Cortical Labs, chat about their work on a hybrid computer chip that integrates human neurons. Plus…

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Food & Agtech; Tech & COVID

How is the tech world dealing with COVID? Plus the the future of food and Agtech with CEO of Cicada Innovations, Sally-Ann Williams. With games reviews and more. With presenters Warren Davies and…

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Byte Into It - 18 March 2020

This episode is brought to you by Dan Salmon and Jo Eaton. First guests are Professor Wray Buntine from Monash University and Dr Debbie Scott from Eastern Health Turning Point. Joining to chat…

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Byte Into It - 11 March 2020

This weeks show is brought to you by Vanessa and Dan. Discussing current affairs in the world of technology. Followed by a fascinating talk about new research on peoples messaging behaviours with a…

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Byte Into It - 4 March 2020

This weeks episode is presented by Vanessa. Exploring topics on privacy and security. A conversation with the team that has found a potential solution to banish climate denial misinformation from your internet experience…

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Byte Into It - 26 February 2020

This episode is brought to you by Dan, Warren and Laura. An ethics litmus test created by a member for the Byte team. World news, financial technology and more.

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Byte Into It - 19 February 2020

This episode is brought to you by Vanessa, Rowena and Maize. This weeks guests include Square Sounds Chip Music And Retro Technology’s star Kenobit. Followed by a conversion with Ruby Quail who attended…

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Byte Into IT - 12 February 2020

This week behind the desk is Warren, Dan and Maize. Guests include Sam de Silva from Digital Rights Watch, a not-for-profit that empowers Australians to protect their online data and privacy. The crew…

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Byte Into IT - 5 February 2020

The first episode of 2020 is brought to you by Jo, Vanessa, Rowe and Warren Guests include Bryony Cole, host of the “Future of Sex” podcast joining us to talk about the Melbourne…

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Byte Into It - 11 December 2019

Last show for 2019 brought to you by the lovely Vanessa Toholka, Laura Summers and Dan Salmon. Kicking off discussing the new center for artifical intelligenec and digital F at the Univeristy of…

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Byte Into It - 4 December 2019

Hosts Vanessa, Jo and Rowena discuss the latest news in tech. Diving into a few serious topics like the DNA phenotyping technology emerging from China. Breakfasters game reviewer Adam Cristou joins us later…

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Byte Into It - 27 November 2019

This week is brought to you by Dan and Warren. Talking games and the latest tech news. Guests include founder and CEO of Code Like a Girl, Ally Watson.

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Byte Into It - 20 November 2019

This week Warren Davies and the crew talk about privacy online, twitter banning political ads and more.

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Byte Into It - 13 November 2019

This week is brought to you by Vanessa Toholka and Laura Summers, with Dan behind the desk. Starting with an insightful conversation on why we might create personalities for artificial intelligence. Followed by…

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Byte Into It - 6 November 2019

Guests include Dr Katherine Kemp, a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, UNSW Sydney.

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Byte Into It - 30 October 2019

This episode is presented by Laura Summers and Vanessa Toholka. Guests include Thomas Drake, US based former NSA employee and a whistleblower speaking about surveillance. Followed by a discussion on the recent La…

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Byte Into It - 23 October 2019

This week Vanessa and Paul are joined by fascinating guests. Adem Cifcioglu, co-founder and organiser of Ally Camp (Australia's conference on accesibility and inclusion). Followed by creative director of Sandpit, Sam Haren, talking…

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Byte Into It - 16 October 2019

This week behind the desk is Dan and Warren. Guests include CEO/founder of Snap Send Solve, Danny Gorog. Followed by head of Igloo Vision, James Sheridan, talking all things VR.

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Byte Into It - 9 October 2019

This week Warren Davies is joined by Dan Morganti and Maize Wallin, chatting about games, games and more games! Guests include the team from 10Tickles to discuss the "Misadventures in Little Lon", a…

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Byte Into It - 2 October 2019

This weeks guests include Jason Bakker, producer of the new game Wayward Strand. Followed by Adam Christou discussing Melbourne International Games Week.

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Byte Into It - 25 September 2019

This week we have an interview with Vanessa Teague a professor at Melbourne University, and Chris Culnane on their research de-identifying the Myki datasets released in 2018.

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Byte Into It - 18 September 2019

This weeks guests include Dr. Robert Hassan on his new book, Uncontained, looking at digital distractions and the experience of time. Followed by comic, Sam Hargreaves discussing his one-man-show Blly vs the Internet.

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Byte Into It - 11 September 2019

This weeks first guest is Australian Computer Society’s CEO, Andrew Johnson. Discussing the findings of their recently released Digital Pulse report on the ICT sector for 2019. Next, Paramythia creative head Lou Blitsas…

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Byte Into It - 4 September 2019

Hosts Vanessa Toholka, Rowena Murray and Paul Callaghan chat to Cassandra Seery, exploring how parents posting images and information about their children online could be infringing on their human rights.

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Byte Into IT - 21 November 2018

Discover how your behaviour can be predicted via the use of location services with Dan, Vanessa and Lucy.

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Byte Into IT - 14 November 2018

Discover how to protect your human rights and the latest news on opting out of the MyHealth government data retention. This week's episode is brought to you by Laura, Warren and Dan.

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Byte Into IT - 31 October 2018

Get you game on and listen in as Dan and Warren discuss tech news, the upcoming Victorian election alongside the importance of coding and design for all and a new iteration of Pokemon…

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Byte Into IT - 24 October 2018

Simon, Joe and Vanessa discuss Minecraft in education in lead up to the education and games summit and look at life beyond smartphones.

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Byte Into IT - 17 October 2018

Get your head around all things data with Warren and Laura. Discover the best what to share and not to share and how your data is or isn't used in our modern digital…

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Byte Into IT - 10 October 2018

Fabian Malabello tells us about the upcoming event "High Score: Composition and Sound Art for Gaming", and Simone McCrae shares her tips for Melbourne International Games Week.

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Byte Into IT - 3 October 2018

This week Vanessa speaks with digital accessibility expert Andrew Arch from Intopia Digital, and with Jessica Brereton Head of Wearable Technologies Australia about the conference currently running in Melbourne.