PC Mag Australia – Protecting Games From the Law

At the moment, United States copyright legislation prevents consumers from developing video game emulators and compatible servers in order to play games that are no longer supported by developers. These anti-circumvention provisions or Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) also prevent academics and museum curators from preserving such games for study and […]

PC Mag Australia – Science Busking for Research Funds: Crowdfunding in Australia

As Australian science researchers struggle more and more for funding, they have been increasingly turning to crowdfunding for support – and actually reaching their goals. We sat down with Dr Mel Thomson, a microbiologist who has run two successful Pozible campaigns to discuss why crowdfunding is now a viable option for scientists to fund their […]

PC Mag Australia – Australia Leads the Charge in 2015 Global Game Jam

This weekend over 16,000 people across 78 countries will come together in the annual Global Game Jam (GGJ) where teams of designers, developers and artists come together to form teams and produce games based on a prescribed theme within 48 hours. “GGJ is about having fun and creating something that’s awesome because the time and […]

PC Mag Australia – Submit your objections and #StopDataRetention

Despite failing to gain the initial 38 votes from Members of Parliament needed to block the National Security Legislation passing, the #StopDataRetention community is not ready to give up yet. Electronic Frontiers Australia has a detailed guide to the metadata retention legislation and shows you how to submit your objection to the inquiry being carried […]

PC Mag Australia – Tesla Motors Announces Australian Charging Stations for 2016

It has been a big month for Elon Musk in the news and we are only into the second week of January. This week Musk had some news for Australians from his Tesla Motors company on the heels of its Model S release last year. The company has released its plan for 16 supercharger stations […]