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Beyond the binary – Is sexism in IT as prevalent as ever?

Grace Hopper, one of the foremost innovators in computer science, was once quoted as saying, “A ship in a port is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for.” This sentiment can be applied to the current state of gender bias in IT and the associated dwindling numbers of women looking to similarly impact […] Read more

Aug, 17, 2017

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Embracing Megatrends and their impact on future innovation

  Megatrends are defined as sustained macroeconomic forces of development. These trends affect business, economy, society, cultures and personal lives, thereby defining our future world with its increasing pace of change. Megatrends have diverse meanings and impacts for different industries, companies and individuals. These global forces are changing rapidly, bringing new competencies into play at half the […] Read more

Aug, 01, 2017

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It is time to look after ourselves and our kids now….

“Science & Technology- Let’s create jobs for us first”   When a student needs work experience, or when a graduate needs an internship or a new job, they are most likely going to call on friends or contacts to assist them with that opportunity to start. If most tech work is off-shored by the banks, telcos […] Read more

Jun, 27, 2017

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Codies….the new generation

    We all know that children these days can be more tech-savvy than most of their parents and teachers, and over the years the young have either been self-taught to use computers or have been involved with their school using computers in the classroom. Today, programming for children is a new skill that teaches […] Read more

May, 19, 2017

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The Importance of Machine Learning

  The Importance of Machine Learning       It’s been a few years that machine learning has been used to a large extent for image, text recognition and video. Today however the uses have increased and we see it being used in cyber security, improve medical outcomes and business applications to name a few.  Machine learning today isn’t […] Read more

Apr, 07, 2017

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IT Disasters & other Stuff Ups!

​ There is no-doubt that society as we know it, is highly dependent on technology and used for almost all facets of our personal and business life. We use it to make everyday purchases, socially communicate with each other, promote productivity of our workplaces, store critical information and rely on it for our businesses to succeed.   A main factor in […] Read more

Mar, 01, 2017

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Augmented Reality – The next big thing?

  Video games have been entertaining us for nearly 30 years, ever since Pong and Space Invaders was introduced in our local arcades, but did you know that Augmented Reality will be the next big thing and it’s not just child’s play! Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) most often are mentioned in the […] Read more

Nov, 21, 2016

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How to best prepare your Company for a Cyber Attack

With more and more high profile cyber security incidents being made public, awareness of the importance of cyber security continues to steadily increase. The Government via its Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has released a comprehensive report highlighting the threats we face and what we should be doing about them. We thought it could be […] Read more

Oct, 31, 2016

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Data Mining: The golden opportunity being ignored by most Aussie businesses

If you are in business you’ve probably heard of ‘data mining’. Often discussed in the same breath as predictive analytics or machine learning, it is usually mentioned as the next big breakthrough for business. According to Wikipedia “Data mining is an interdisciplinary subfield of computer science. It is the computational process of discovering patterns in […] Read more

Oct, 25, 2016

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Predictions…What is likely to occur in our lifetime

Futurists predict that our future is going to change very quickly this century and assuming they are correct our world is going to be exciting and fascinating for generations to come.   Going by “The Future of the Internet – 7 Big Predictions of 2020”, the following 7 internet driven predictions might happen: 1. Over 5 billion people will […] Read more

Sep, 28, 2016

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