Handheld Technology

This month in tech history: June 1998 - Seiko launched first smartwatch

The world’s first ‘smartwatch’ was introduced on 10 June 1998.


Mobile Communications

Rant: Technology connects us at the expense of empathy

It starts with noisy 'quiet' carriages on trains, but it doesn't end there


Project Management and Collaboration

Rant: Government IT projects - the gift that keeps on giving

If you want to know how to do it right, study a government IT project carefully - then do the exact opposite


Cloud Computing

Rant: Cloud applications are s-l-o-w. Too s-l-o-w.

The benefits of using client-side web code for cloud applications don't always outweigh the disadvantages


Mobile Applications

Rant: Extracting life's spontaneity? There's an app for that

Slavish adherence to online reviews of everything will amputate the long tail of choice


Human Resources

Why do we need more women in IT?

When it comes to balancing the gender ratio, it's a good idea to ask “why?” before charging ahead with “how?”


Content Delivery Networks

The history of sportscasting: An Australian perspective

Bruce Hume, Broadcast Director at Switch Media looks at the past, present and future of Sportscasting



Despite concerns, freemium model is here to stay

Freemium internet providers are seen by some as a threat to net neutrality, but we've been here before.


Collaborative Tools

Rant: The evils of the collaborative office

Cloud-enabled office software lets us all collaborate more closely… unfortunately


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