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Hide your location on Twitter? We can still find you and that’s not a bad thing in an emergency
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Hide your location on Twitter? We can still find you and that’s not a bad thing in an emergency

It’s still possible to locate social media users who hide their location online. This can be very useful for our emergency authorities, say Dr Mohsen Kalantari, Professor Abbas Rajabifard, and Farhad Laylavi from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering

The history of computing is both evolution and revolution
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The history of computing is both evolution and revolution

This month marks the 60th anniversary of the first computer in an Australian university. Six decades on, Professor Justin Zobel looks at how things have changed, as part of this month’s Computing turns 60 series for the Conversation.

The real reason more women don’t code
Opinion

The real reason more women don’t code

In light of the current Girls Who Code Campaign, Professor Karin Verspoor, discusses the real reasons why participation rates for women in coding are low, for the Conversation.

Ten exciting new startups supported through the 2016 Melbourne Accelerator Program
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Ten exciting new startups supported through the 2016 Melbourne Accelerator Program

The University of Melbourne’s Startup Accelerator, the Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) has seen record numbers of entries and the largest ever intake into the prestigious startup program.

Professor Thas Nirmalathas
Opinion

How high-speed wireless compares to cable in boosting our internet speeds

In the light of Google’s recent announcement for plans to roll out high-speed wireless internet connections, how will the NBN’s national broadband cable compare? Professor Thas Nirmalathas writes for the Conversation.

How eye tracking gives players a new experience in video games
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How eye tracking gives players a new experience in video games

Is eye-tracking technology a gimmick or a game changer for the gaming industry? Eduardo Velloso from the Microsoft Research Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces discusses.