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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, 02 Mar 2021 10:57:31 +1100
The technology kick-starting small businesses in 2021
In the course of just one year, the business landscape has changed drastically. The COVID-19 pandemic transformed the way we work, ushering companies into a new era of remote teams and digital connectivity.
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Sun, 28 Feb 2021 23:45:00 +1100
Facebook banned my perfectly harmless article - and I think I know why
In recent months, Facebook has taken to labelling as fake, or removing altogether, a number of stunningly inoffensive pieces.
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Thu, 25 Feb 2021 13:47:44 +1100
A new generation of Wi-Fi to improve your home network
The technology, Wi-Fi 6, is designed to reduce congestion from devices. We put it to the test.
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Wed, 24 Feb 2021 12:06:36 +1100
Blizzard’s pre-Warcraft library is one worth revisiting
New collection restores the rock to Rock N’ Roll Racing and provides the best way to play Blackthorne and The Lost Vikings.
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Wed, 24 Feb 2021 09:01:52 +1100
Future bright for TVs with new display tech (and jargon) in 2021
As high-end OLED TVs get brighter, the introduction of miniLED also means less expensive LCD sets will look better than ever.
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Mon, 22 Feb 2021 14:52:05 +1100
Amazon, one of the richest companies ever, is crowd-funding next gadget
Amazon is ready to make its next gadget, but it’s letting consumers vote with their wallets to decide what it will be.
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Mon, 22 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +1100
Timely tech sector code on disinformation
This past year, the digital industry ramped up their efforts to combat misinformation and disinformation, adapting policies, directing people to official information, and initiating new collaborations with researchers.
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Sun, 21 Feb 2021 17:41:23 +1100
Octopuses have a secret sense to keep 8 arms out of trouble
How does the octopus keep all those wiggly limbs out of trouble? According to a new study, the octopus’ arms can sense and respond to light — even when the octopus cannot see it with the eyes on its head.
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Sun, 21 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +1100
‘Window to the outside world’: Relying on Facebook for news
Celeste Fortunato’s phone is always in her hand as she juggles caring for her six-month-old baby and two young children. 
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Fri, 19 Feb 2021 11:54:31 +1100
How you farewell a Facebook account. And what you can do next
If the lack of news is a deal-breaker for your use of Facebook, how can you delete your account – and what are the consequences?
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Thu, 18 Feb 2021 15:49:41 +1100
How data can help make policy bullet-proof
Like millions of other Americans, Steve Bennett’s life and career path changed on 9/11 – driving the then PhD student from a job as a regular biotech “rocket surgeon”
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Wed, 17 Feb 2021 19:30:00 +1100
COVID vaccinations in Victoria to be tracked by new tech platform
Victoria’s coronavirus vaccination program set to begin on Monday will be tracked by the state government using technology provided by Microsoft.
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Wed, 17 Feb 2021 14:59:10 +1100
As iPhone adapts to COVID normal, update alters face unlock and emoji
A mask-friendly way to unlock your phone and a less-scary syringe emoji are just two of many changes on their way in iOS 14.5.
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Wed, 17 Feb 2021 11:15:59 +1100
Bringing MiniDisc back from the dead
They haven’t been cool in about 20 years, but Sony’s futuristic audio media is still worth another look.
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Mon, 15 Feb 2021 11:18:51 +1100
NASA’s Perseverance set to pay off as smart rover reaches Mars
If Perseverance can survive the landing, it will be capable of ‘thinking while driving’, and even launching its own autonomous helicopter scout.
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Sat, 13 Feb 2021 08:00:00 +1100
The best next-gen gear to level up your gaming setup
From solid state drives to seating, here are the upgrades to consider if you’re planning a move to PS5 or Xbox Series X/S this year.
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Sat, 13 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +1100
Should big tech be regulated like big banks?
The pervasive power of tech giants is now on the radar of every regulator globally, many of whom are keenly watching the Australia’s news media bargaining code.
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Fri, 12 Feb 2021 11:35:00 +1100
Revolutionary or space cadet: rich pickings for Elon Musk
Despite his many online transgressions, the richest person in the world has a devout following that will buy anything he is selling.
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Thu, 11 Feb 2021 10:24:49 +1100
Facebook said to be building a product to take on Clubhouse
Clubhouse has gained traction among Silicon Valley’s elite as a private, invite-only iPhone app. Now Facebook is reportedly looking at making its own version.
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Thu, 11 Feb 2021 01:00:00 +1100
Mario returns in an overlooked classic and a thrilling new adventure
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury is an incredible one-two punch of platforming perfection.
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