February 18th, 2015
Episode 364 of 438 episodes
On this week's Byte: Guests: Dr Fiona Tweedie and Damien Irving join the team to discuss the Research Bazaar conference, aiming at getting technologists and researchers to work better together, and helping researchers develop their tech skills. Director of the Mozilla Science Lab Caitlin Thaney has been in town for the Research Bazaar, and spoke with Vanessa earlier in the week. News in Brief: HTTP/2 is done! Finished! Complete! Or at least according to Mark Nottingham, chair of the Internet Engineering Taskforce's HTTP working group. News in Depth: Google pioneer Vince Serf has warned that we need to start thinking of ways of storing and accessing data in the long term, so that future generations have ways of accessing and experiencing the data that we use and produce. On a related note, did you get a chance to play any of the game emulators that were released by internetarchive.org? Pretty sweet... Events and Opportunities: Webstock is on in Wellington NZ. If you didn't get a ticket, follow it on Twitter. The Connected Community Hacker Space has heaps of stuff going on at the moment - check some of it out. The Melbourne Machine Learning & AI Meetup group has plenty of things coming up, workshopping machine learning Remote Control Terrorist Coffin, discussing the ethics of design, among many other issues, RMIT, Thursday 26 Feb to Thursday 26 March Data Flow is a creative exploration of how data flows in the production of Art in an increasingly digital world. Hawthorn Town Hall Gallery, 360 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn, Tuesday 3 March to Sunday 12 April. A new open coworking space in Melbourne's west is opening - Kindred Studios. The Docklands Library has so much stuff going on - check it out. Presented by Vanessa Toholka, Laura Summers and Simon Leo Brown. Keep up with all things Byte on Twitter, Facebook, and G+ - see you next week!