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Byte Into IT - 10 July 2013

July 10th, 2013

Episode 314 of 416 episodes

On this week's Byte: News Facebook have started rolling out Graph Search, a search engine based on your own input to Facebook (and prompting a chorus of privacy concerns). While we're talking about privacy, it seems that people who have downloaded Jay-Z's new album via the dedicated Samsung Android app may have broadcast more than just their taste in music to the world... The OECD has announced that Australia is the cheapest of 12 surveyed countries in which to own a mobile phone (hard to believe, we know). MIT has developed Immersion, an app that will search through your Gmail metadata to form an infographic of the people most important to (or at least most contacted by) you. Ben give us his wrap-up of Pycon Australia 2013, which he attended last week in Hobart. Dropbox is widening its capabilities from syncing just files and folders, to a whole lot more of your digital information. Guest Michael Woods of Media Saints phones the team to discuss the new Create Explore Learn app that has been developed for the Royal Children's Hospital. Events: The City of Melbourne's Smart Start City is an entrepreneurial program designed to help start-ups create profitable new business models that address urban challenges, Monday July 22, Melbourne Town Hall. Mobile Monday Melbourne's "Mobile Wearables - Is The GOOGLE GLASS Half Full?", 6pm, Monday July 15, European Bier Cafe, Exhibition St, Melbourne. Free Software Melbourne's monthly Discussion Group, Thursday July 18, VPAC Head Office, 110 Victoria St, Carlton. Presented by Vanessa Toholka, Ben Finney, and Keren Flavell. http://profiles.google.com/byteintoit http://twitter.com/byteintoit http://friendfeed.com/byteintoit

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