June 6th, 2012
Episode 265 of 424 episodes
On this week's Byte: What's today? Not only the transit of Venus across the Sun for the last time until 2117, but it's also World IPv6 Launch day! After several rounds of extremely secretive talks with ISPs and media conglomerates, Australia's Attorney-General finally invites consumer group ACCAN to tomorrow's (2012-06-07) talks. Paul and Georgia interview Tim Schafer, a legend of the games industry, who will be visiting Melbourne soon for the Game Masters exhibition. Paul gives his thoughts on the press conferences going on at the E3 games expo. Fedora 17 released with improvements to GUI experience and virtualisation for individual programs. Ben has been using the new GIMP 2.8 with its single-window layout. VLC, the free-software media player, tops a billion downloads. Firefox continues rapid release cycles with version 13. Presented by Paul Callaghan and Ben Finney. http://profiles.google.com/byteintoit http://twitter.com/byteintoit http://friendfeed.com/byteintoit
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