April 11th, 2012
Episode 257 of 410 episodes
On this week's Byte: Free-software media centre project XBMC releases version 11.0, Eden, to accolades from Ben. The Australian government is accepting submissions for a review of copyright law and the efffects on digital activity. CSIRO receives a settlement payout from USA corporations using its ubiquitous WLAN technology, patented in 1996. Apple devices succumb to a malicious trojan, Flashback, posing as a frequent software update. We interview rising star Josh Caratelli about learning game development with support from Australian secondary education. Mike runs through a flood of new games. Harry Williamson tells us the technical details of re-furbishing the Federation Bells programmable art exhibit. Presented by Georgia Webster, Mike Bantick, and Ben Finney.
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