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Defects are not so much a technological problem as a sociological problem.

It's the system for building systems that we should be correcting.

The only unforgivable failure is the failure to learn from past failure.

Tom DeMarco: "Controlling Software Projects - Management Measurement & Estimation"

The lamp of experience... I know of no way of judging the future but by the past.

Patrick Henry

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Fri, 09 Dec 2022 13:54:19 +1100
Treating mental health conditions with VR
Researchers at Orygen are trialling the use of virtual reality to help young people with complex mental health challenges.
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Fri, 09 Dec 2022 11:55:49 +1100
In some countries, you have a ‘right to be forgotten’ online. So, can you ask a company to ditch your data in Australia?
Big hacks raise questions about why troves of valuable data remain online for years. What are the rules on this? And how easy is it to hit delete on your digital details?
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Wed, 07 Dec 2022 16:18:36 +1100
‘Can dogs get COVID?’: Google unveils Australia’s top searches for 2022
Word puzzles, major sporting events and the weather have topped the list of Australia’s most searched topics on Google over the past year.
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Wed, 07 Dec 2022 11:37:29 +1100
I’m a revolutionary AI bot. I wrote this article to explain how I work
ChatGPT, the world’s best artificial intelligence program, has just been updated. And the results are astonishing.
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Wed, 07 Dec 2022 08:32:59 +1100
‘Wordle’ tops Australia’s Google searches for 2022
Google has revealed Australia’s most searched terms with ‘Wordle” topping the list.
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Mon, 05 Dec 2022 11:53:05 +1100
Vance Joy and the discount throwback to start-up wars
Uber paid $115 million to make a big splash in the Australian car sharing market, but US outfit Turo is banking on star appeal to take the fight up to the behemoth.
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Thu, 01 Dec 2022 20:45:24 +1100
Marvel's new take on fan favourite heroes
Marvel favourites have been recast and reinvented in Marvel's latest video game, essentially launching an all-new MCU. sat down with the video game's director Jake Solomon to talk about the release.
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Thu, 01 Dec 2022 15:06:08 +1100
It may be the final data dump, but Medibank fallout is far from over
But for the victims, and for Medibank, the trouble may have only just begun.
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Sun, 27 Nov 2022 17:57:15 +1100
Snapchat a step ahead on privacy as data rules tighten
Just as Facebook’s owner Meta is cutting its spending on news and media, Snap wants to bolster its partnerships to fuel its TikTok-like Spotlight section.
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Sat, 26 Nov 2022 05:00:00 +1100
Uber’s rise and the fall of the food apps that couldn’t deliver
As the food home delivery industry consolidates, it appears there will be one truly dominant service left standing: Uber.
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Fri, 25 Nov 2022 21:47:58 +1100
The story of Pong
50 years ago, Allan Alcorn created Pong as a demo for his boss. It spawned a $296 billion supernova.
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Fri, 25 Nov 2022 11:05:00 +1100
A new kind of influencer: China’s grandparents are going viral
Rapping grannies, crooning 70-year-olds and gamers in their 80s are challenging traditional Chinese views about ageing and what it means to have a long and happy life.
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Fri, 25 Nov 2022 08:45:00 +1100
Hacker attacks are unlikely to slow down from here
Experts say that the rate of damaging data breaches will continue to pick up over the next year - and it’s on businesses to be prepared.
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Thu, 24 Nov 2022 15:42:31 +1100
‘Difficult decision’: Menulog cuts jobs in Australia
The move follows rival service Deliveroo winding up its local operations and rapid grocery delivery start-up Voly collapsing earlier this month.
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Tue, 22 Nov 2022 15:43:54 +1100
Children’s charity The Smith Family hit by cyberattack
The hackers accessed donor data, including some credit card information.
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Mon, 21 Nov 2022 11:29:30 +1100
Free speech could cost Elon Musk $61 billion
Like a lot of privileged white men, Elon Musk appears to have no understanding that speech is not free.
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Sun, 20 Nov 2022 18:10:52 +1100
Space-age Perth supercomputer keeps its cool to join ranks of world’s greenest
In Perth’s southern suburbs an immensely powerful supercomputer is taking shape. Thanks to some ingenuity, it is also among the world’s most energy-efficient.
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Sat, 19 Nov 2022 05:00:00 +1100
Twitter’s future may hinge on whether Musk can get out of the way
Elon Musk’s takeover and radical, rapid-fire changes have eroded user confidence in the platform.
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Sat, 19 Nov 2022 05:00:00 +1100
All hail the demise of Deliveroo - now bring on the end of delivery culture
These apps have a way of making you feel you’ve earned their convenience even when you resolutely did not - you’re just lazy.
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Mon, 14 Nov 2022 05:00:00 +1100
Meta Australia braces for job cuts this week
Local employees will be affected by Meta’s global job cuts, but the scale of losses is still unclear.
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