The power of location data: How to retrieve and use it
RMIT present CAST OUT LOUD: Cracks in the gates – aesthetics, craft and community, a panel discussion explaining art and why there are such things as good art, bad art, and why craft is not art. Sort of.
Wednesday 28 August
When large pieces of science infrastructure go on the record, it looks like this.
See you next Tuesday.
Pulitzer Prize-winner Bastian Obermayer discusses how he led 400 journalists, across 80 countries, and 100 media outlets, to tell 6,000 stories about corruption in the highest levels.
Start that side hustle.
Learn the loopholes.
Get it right from the get go.
Free legal advice. Free!
I’m sharing this piece by Leon Atkinson because I like the cut of his jib.
This is what the inside of my head looks like. This is how I think through problems, risks and consult stakeholders so that I can do what I do.
“Why do you think the way you think? Why do you do, what you do
? Why do I, do what I do?”
Welcome to Tech and the City.
Melbourne Australia is spoiled for choice when it comes to updating your skills and networking without the usual fees and charges.
If you’re Agile, meaningful work, interview skills, AI, UX, Lean or incubator curious or you just want to find out what all those buzz words even mean, then check out the calendar and pick four things to do this year.
Tech and the City Calendar 2019
Some events I blog about. Some events I highlight. Some events just go under the radar because there are just too many of them. Check back frequently for updates or email me with requests and I’ll keep an eye out for them.
It’s my gift to all the event hosts busting their guts to deliver these opportunities. From a former fellow sufferer…
Choose your own career hacks, Melbourne.
Tech, data, culture, workshops. https://ellebrooker.wordpress.com/tech-and-the-city-free-events-in-melbourne-australia/
Meet the Kardar–Parisi–Zhang-ians.
With a name like ‘Beyond the Gaussian,’ (aka the bell curve) there remains the fact that this is presented by the School of Maths and Statistics @unimelb.
I hear the sound of many low flying planes overhead. But: #systems and the promise of two universal truths… #giveitaburl
FREE PUBLIC LECTURE
Wednesday 07 Nov2018
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
General Assembly Tuesday PM
Ooh. Interesting! For the True Crime buffs this is a must.
Profilers have been portrayed in popular culture as possessing an ultimate, and often elusive, investigative ability to solve crimes that otherwise escape traditional techniques of investigation. What happens, however, when criminal profiling is used in a criminal trial?
Word of warning: it’s at La Trobe University Moot Court in Bundoora, so pack your toothbrush!
I’ve just discovered that October is officially “Buy Nothing New Month.”
No longer devoted to simple beer drinking or mega rock concerts, and consistent with my budget bottom line at the moment, it’s not so much a celebration, as a question of what can you do? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Quite a lot as it turns out.
As always, these hacks are free, but you do need to register and you should only do that if you really are going.
Instead of Oktoberfest, you could try Winefulness. You heard correctly. Learn about wine from a VinoMofo expert and kill two birds with one stone. 3 October, 6PM. It’s free wine and mindfulness.
Friday 12 October Portable, our friends in Collingwood have another of their super cool catered ‘introduction to’ sessions this one on empathy in human centred design and what it means.
Can’t give up your fashion habit? Into upcycling? Take a squizz at the North Fitzroy Clothing Swap
Frock up for free film as part of the national seniors festival. Melbourne Libraries is hosting ‘Iris‘ the Albert Maysles’ documentary about New York fashion doyenne and art collector Iris Apfel.
On October 30 there’s also lunch with an entrepreneur discussing ‘the truth about early stage tech startup investing.’
All this and more in the Tech and the City Calendar.
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