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CoderDojo Brisbane Launches

We live in the age of software. In fact, much our world is being consumed by it, having serious implications for many an industry. Just ask a bricks and mortar retailer. Cities, states and nations, therefore, might want to prepare ...

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Armadillo: doing linear maths faster

Armadillo Logo

Armadillo, the open source linear maths library developed at NICTA in Brisbane, has been downloaded more than 16,000 times this year. Who’s downloading it? The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, otherwise known as NASA, for one. Boeing and Siemens are ...

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Brisbane’s brain drain: Coen Hyde

Coen Hyde

Each year, Brisbane generates a surprisingly large, diverse pool of software developers. However, stories about outstanding people who outgrow Brisbane and move onto greener pastures are all too familiar. Some are headhunted, others relocate to start businesses or seek employment ...

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GovHack Brisbane wrap up

Old Folks United, a multidisciplinary team of engineers and designers from Red Hat, Redfish and Klyp, were the biggest winners at GovHack prize night at QUT The Cube last Thursday, taking home the national Best of Digital Humanities award, as ...

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Public access to 3D printers

3D printing

Don’t have the cash to drop on a 3D printer of your own? Perhaps you just want to get your hands on a 3D printer to see what all the fuss is about, or maybe you have an awesome design ...

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GovHack Brisbane, live coverage

GovHack Brisbane, The Cube

We’re on to day two of GovHack Brisbane, and teams are pouring energy and enthusiasm into making great things with open government data.

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Geeks, Government & Glory

Government data is big business. A 2011 report undertaken for the European Commission estimated the direct and indirect contribution made by public sector information to the EU27 economy at €140 billion per annum. Meanwhile, in the US open data is ...

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