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Byte Into IT - 30 October 2013

October 31st, 2013

Episode 329 of 410 episodes

On this week's Byte: News: Public Transport Victoria has indefinitely suspended the plan to offer real-time bus schedule updates, with 95% of buses already fitted with GPS equipment. The Australian Competiton and Consumer Commission has rejected claims from telcos that its proposed audit of broadband speeds is unnecessary Teardowns of the iPhone 5S and 5C have revealed that they cost around $200 each to make. Love your synth? You might want to check out I Dream of Wires, a new documentary about the Modular Synthesiser Guests: James Greenaway of Kumobius and Tim Shiel join the team to discuss their new collaborative project - Duet, for which Tim wrote and recorded the soundtrack. You can check out the game here, the soundtrack here, and Kumobius' other awesome projects here. Opportunities and Events: The Fetch are looking for contributing writers! Check out the details here. The conVerge 2013 e-Learning Conference is coming up - November 21-22, Melbourne Convention Centre. Cory Doctorow is returning to Melbourne for a number of events hosted by the State Library of Victoria - November 22-25. Link Festival, focusing on design, technology and social change, Deakin Edge, Federation Square - November 25-26. Presented by Vanessa Toholka, Lachlan Simpson, and Byron Scullin. http://profiles.google.com/byteintoit http://twitter.com/byteintoit http://friendfeed.com/byteintoit

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