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Some places should be off limits for games such as Pokémon GO
Opinion

Some places should be off limits for games such as Pokémon GO

It is not just buildings of note, art, and murals that are transformed by Pokémon GO. Also included in the game are private homes, memorials, museums, gravestones and hospitals. Are there places that Pokémon GO should not go?

The Pokémon GO craze sees gamers hit the streets but it comes with a warning
Opinion

The Pokémon GO craze sees gamers hit the streets but it comes with a warning

Pokémon GO uses an augmented reality interface that overlays 3D digital content of the game onto a smartphone’s camera feed, allowing players to see their Pokémon as if they were in physical space.

CIS PhD candidate awarded Anita Borg Scholarship
News

CIS PhD candidate awarded Anita Borg Scholarship

PhD candidate Yali Zhao, from the Department of Computing and Information Systems, has been awarded a Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship for the Asia Pacific.

Thinking Machines in the Physical World
Events

Thinking Machines in the Physical World

Melbourne hosted IEEE Conference, Thinking Machines in the Physical World – on Norbert Weiner in the 21st Century from 13-15 July 2016.

How to keep more girls in IT at schools if we are to close the gender gap
Opinion

How to keep more girls in IT at schools if we are to close the gender gap

The world is increasingly embracing digital technology, but many girls are still missing out on developing IT and programming skills.

Computing gives us tools to preserve disappearing languages
Features

Computing gives us tools to preserve disappearing languages

In 100 years, many of the world’s 7,000 languages could be extinct. However technology could help to preserve them for the future. Associate Professor Steven Bird from the Department of Computing and Information Systems discusses his work in cyberlinguistics.