Trial results months away for doc who treated himself with cancer drug

Not many medical researchers have more incentive than Dr Graham Kelly. While working to develop drugs that make cancer treatments work better, the 71-year-old developed prostate cancer himself. After exhausting all treatment options, Dr Kelly decided to take a chance on his own experimental drug – which had only ever worked in the laboratory. “IContinue reading “Trial results months away for doc who treated himself with cancer drug”

Essential Baby: Becoming Comfortable With My Discipline Style

For some reason I have concocted this idea that other parents – even my dear friends, who have been by my side through pregnancy, the newborn haze of sleep deprivation and colic, who have supported my struggle with postnatal depression and anxiety, and with whom we have celebrated our children’s first milestones – are nowContinue reading “Essential Baby: Becoming Comfortable With My Discipline Style”

PC & Tech Authority: Playing With Sound

Originally published in Hyper Magazine issue 249, June 2014. As the visual element in videogames has leapt ahead in recent years to match that of film and television, so too has the audio experience. It is an important element in videogames these days, with recent releases displaying complex and emotionally-charged soundtracks. Consumers and reviewers areContinue reading “PC & Tech Authority: Playing With Sound”

PC Mag Australia: ASKAP Telescope’s First Glimpse at the Stars

Australia is currently building the Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) which is 36 separate 12-metre antennas that will work together as a single instrument through a computerised system. This month we got to see the first images from the giant space scanner which is already operating twice as fast as any comparable telescope in theContinue reading “PC Mag Australia: ASKAP Telescope’s First Glimpse at the Stars”

PC Mag Australia: Brisbane indie games go back to their routes

Did you know Robert Frost plays an active role in Brisbane’s game development community? Inspired by ‘The Road Less Travelled’ the theme of this year’s Game On symposium is Routes, reflecting the local game-making community and the many stories they have to tell. Despite news of the Australian games market suffering closures, with Brisbane losingContinue reading “PC Mag Australia: Brisbane indie games go back to their routes”