July 22nd, 2015
Episode 372 of 421 episodes
On this week's Byte: Guests: Gareth Hayes recently raised over $80,000 on IndieGoGo to fund his software-defined radio project - he joins the team to discuss exactly what software-defined radio is (think accessing the radio spectrum using - you guessed it -software). RMIT's Design Research Institute is presenting the Design for Impact Festival - the Centre's Bianca Vallentine comes in to give us a rundown on what's happening at the Festival! News in Depth: Fiat Chrysler have been working with security experts to discover vulnerabilities in their connected cars - with some scary results. Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has announced a new social network and phone service to make it easier to donate to charity The "have an affair" dating site Ashley Madison has been hacked, with thousands of users' details being compromised. Weird News of the Week: Google knows where you've been and what times - and now they're telling you. Events and Opportunities: The next Envato Talk - "Learning how to build an engaged community for any business" - Envato HQ, Thursday July 23, 6pm Laneway Learning's Blogging for Beginners workshop, Embiggen Books, Tuesday August 4, 6:30pm RMIT are partnering with AUC to host /dev/world/2015 - Australia's longest-running conference for OSX and iOS developers - RMIT, August 31 - September 1. Presented by Vanessa Toholka, Cassie Wright and Dan Salmon Keep up with all things Byte on Twitter, Facebook, and G+ - see you next week!