IT students off to the USA after claiming national Imagine Cup prize
A group of University of Melbourne IT students will be flown to Microsoft headquarters in Seattle this year after taking out the Australian final of the Microsoft Imagine Cup.
How to choose the best NBN plan for your needs
As the National Broadband Network (NBN) roll out continues, those privileged to have access to the network will be hunting for bargains when it comes to choosing a broadband plan.
Student ingenuity shines at Endeavour exhibition 2016
A battery that charges over wifi is just one of the student inventions launched at the Endeavour Engineering & IT Exhibition 2016, the University of Melbourne’s showcase of Engineering and IT design projects.
Augmented reality brings new life to retail
Augmented reality can bring a whole new experience to the purchase of clothing, but storytelling skills can add a crucial link when using this technology to connect place and culture for customers in retail settings.
Engineering and IT PhD research on show for 3 Minute Thesis
Two Melbourne School of Engineering PhD students took to the stage and pitched their research projects for the University of Melbourne 3 Minute Thesis Grand Final on Thursday 8 September.
Girton Grammar takes top honours in 2016 Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest
Girton Grammar has brought home the glory in this year’s Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest, with their creative contraption designed to water a plant.
Some places should be off limits for games such as Pokémon GO
It is not just buildings of note, art, and murals that are transformed by Pokémon GO. Also included in the game are private homes, memorials, museums, gravestones and hospitals. Are there places that Pokémon GO should not go?
The Pokémon GO craze sees gamers hit the streets but it comes with a warning
Pokémon GO uses an augmented reality interface that overlays 3D digital content of the game onto a smartphone’s camera feed, allowing players to see their Pokémon as if they were in physical space.
CIS PhD candidate awarded Anita Borg Scholarship
PhD candidate Yali Zhao, from the Department of Computing and Information Systems, has been awarded a Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship for the Asia Pacific.
Thinking Machines in the Physical World
Melbourne hosted IEEE Conference, Thinking Machines in the Physical World – on Norbert Weiner in the 21st Century from 13-15 July 2016.
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