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since 1973

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Defects are not so much a technological problem as a sociological problem.

It's the system for building systems that we should be correcting.

The only unforgivable failure is the failure to learn from past failure.

Tom DeMarco: "Controlling Software Projects - Management Measurement & Estimation"

The lamp of experience... I know of no way of judging the future but by the past.

Patrick Henry

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Tue, 16 Apr 2024 07:48:40 +1000
New leak shows 2024 iPhone 16 with new feature
9News has obtained new details of the iPhone 16 five months ahead of its launch.
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Fri, 12 Apr 2024 20:35:41 +1000
Twiggy Forrest and Facebook clickbait battle dropped in court
Billionaire Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest's bid to hold Facebook's parent company Meta to account in Australia over an alleged cryptocurrency clickbait advertising scam has been stymied.
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Fri, 12 Apr 2024 06:22:28 +1000
‘We are the black sheep’: The Australian company backed by some of the world’s richest people
Tom Oxley came up with his idea for a brain chip while at Melbourne University in the late 2000s. Now his company has attracted some of the richest people in the world as investors.
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Wed, 10 Apr 2024 10:27:03 +1000
AI Operations Cloud boosts resilience against myriad business threats
Incidents have become an inevitable reality for organisations of all sizes and industries.
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Wed, 10 Apr 2024 08:00:00 +1000
‘Super powerful’: Australian hotshot takes on the big guns with AI image creator is rolling out a product that will let teams collaborate on custom AI images, as OpenAI and others also look to the workplace.
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Tue, 09 Apr 2024 12:52:28 +1000
Face the future
Using 3D printing, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse restores function, appearance, and identity for head and neck cancer surgery patients.
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Tue, 09 Apr 2024 08:26:44 +1000
Google may be about to make the biggest strategy change in its history
Google is weighing up charging customers to use its AI products. We should be begging it to.
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Mon, 08 Apr 2024 07:00:00 +1000
OpenAI’s new Voice Engine could bring real benefits, and real dangers
With just a 15-second sample of your voice, OpenAI’s latest model can generate audio of you saying almost anything.
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Fri, 05 Apr 2024 06:31:07 +1100
‘Very mysterious’: This guy may have just stopped a huge cyberattack
A backdoor entry to one of the most important pieces of software in the world was found during a routine check. If it had been exploited, the effects could have been catastrophic.
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Thu, 04 Apr 2024 11:46:29 +1100
There’s one major reason why Taiwan’s earthquake has the global economy on edge
As Taiwan recovers from a deadly 7.2 magnitude earthquake, the figurative aftershocks may be felt as far away as Silicon Valley.
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Wed, 03 Apr 2024 17:22:07 +1100
Musk’s X to fight eSafety over order to remove harmful post
The social network complied with a request to remove the post vilifying an Australian trans rights activist, but says it will challenge the order in court.
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Tue, 02 Apr 2024 14:25:47 +1100
Uber back in court as taxi app GoCatch alleges intentional harm
GoCatch, a once-popular Australian taxi booking app, said Uber acted illegally and undertook espionage to crush it.
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Tue, 02 Apr 2024 05:00:00 +1100
Framework’s DIY laptop lets you upgrade rather than replace
I upgraded my laptop to a new generation processor and twice the memory in 20 minutes for half the price of a new premium portable PC.
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Mon, 01 Apr 2024 05:00:00 +1100
Samsung’s latest mid-range phone may be playing it too safe
In an increasingly competitive market the Galaxy A55 doesn’t do much to stand out, despite being an excellent lower-cost Samsung option.
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Sun, 31 Mar 2024 19:30:00 +1100
What would Facebook look like without any news?
Last time Meta banned news, it removed the Facebook pages of charities, emergency services and hospitals. What will happen this time?
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Sat, 30 Mar 2024 05:00:00 +1100
‘We got it wrong’: Is the feast over for plant-based meat?
“Chicken-free chicken” start-up Sunfed has had its valuation slashed to zero and its products are no longer available in supermarkets. Investors say it overestimated consumer appetite.
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Thu, 28 Mar 2024 12:53:40 +1100
MV Fisher assembles the Trident Pier
The 500m long pier was utilised by USNS Bob Hope to unload military vehicles, equipment containers and personnel.
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Wed, 27 Mar 2024 14:01:05 +1100
Telstra lifts lid on ‘unacceptable’ triple-zero outage
CEO Vicki Brady says basic errors were behind the outage that left more than 100 Australians unable to contact triple zero, including one man who passed away.
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Tue, 26 Mar 2024 13:00:00 +1100
Canva has designs on the pros following its largest ever acquisition
Design software Canva, Australia’s richest start-up, had previously targeted amateurs. Now, it’s going after professional designers.
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Mon, 25 Mar 2024 05:00:00 +1100
Gemini iPhone a win-win for cautious Apple and aggressive Google
As with Google Search, a partnership over the AI chatbot could work for both companies, but what would it be like for consumers?
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