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Byte Into IT - 18 September 2013

September 19th, 2013

Episode 323 of 416 episodes

On this week's Byte: It's Byte's 20th birthday! Throughout September we are celebrating by looking back on the last 20 years in computing and technology. This week we focus on 2003-2007, and were joined by Georgia Webster. The team reminisced about: The RRR studio move from Fitzroy to East Brunswick. Android, Skype, Bittorrent. Consoles: Playstation portable, Nintendo DS, PS3, Wii, Xbox360. Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and MySpace, OpenSocial, Orkut. AJAX, Reddit, Wikileaks. Ubuntu's first release. iPhone, iPod shuffle. Opportunities and Events MAP public forum Tuesday 24 September 2013, 6pm. Analysing a Venture Capital Deal with Ed Hooper(121cast) & Stuart Richardson(York Butter Factory). Freeplay Independent Games Festival 25-29 September. The program has been released, tickets are on sale. Featuring a keynote by Canadian indie game developer Erin Robinson, discussing "The rise of games in modern culture and the revolutionary roles games are playing in personal expression". Tickets start from $15 to $70 for the full conference. Early bird tickets are on sale for Game Connect Asia Pacific running 21-23 October 2013. Featuring prominent games academic Mattie Brice. Full conference passes with an early bird discount available for $375 now. Join us next week as for our final 20th birthday show - covering 2008 to the present. Presented by Vanessa Toholka, Warren Davies, Ed Borland, and Lachlan Simpson. http://profiles.google.com/byteintoit http://twitter.com/byteintoit

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