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: Aussie STEM prize winners establish scholarship

Josh Caratelli and Liam McLachlan took out the top prize at the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge for their Unreal-based game Smog Game which earlier this week we said was worthy of playing with the big guys at PAX 2015. But it’s what these Year 12 students did next that got our attention. They donated […]

PC Mag Australia – Aussie Health Hackers Solving STEM Shortage

Problem, meet solution. If the government won’t give us the funding we need then we will find our own help, the researchers say. HealthHack is an initiative of The Open Knowledge Foundation, which also runs the nation-wide GovHack. It is a community of people with all kinds of skills and knowledge who are passionate about […]

PC Mag Australia: Eucalyptus Trees Could Be Powering Your Next Flight

Bushfire season in Australia evokes powerful images of ferocious blazes destroying everything in sight. Australians have learned a lot about living with bushfires. They are incredibly hot, uncontrollable, dangerous – wouldn’t it be good if this knowledge could be used for gain? Now the very thing that causes the intensity in the summer bushfires is […]