HACT 2015

HACT 2015

A common comment on the weekend of the HACT was “I wish this was around when I was a kid”. Quite frankly I wish that as well. Being able to learn from industry experts how to program a game or create a three dimensional object and then being given the...
The Goldilocks Zone

The Goldilocks Zone

  Free comics and a chance to pilot your very own Tie Fighter you say!  What more reason could I have needed for heading to Impact Comics?  Actually, they had me at “free comics” but I also turned up to help Goldilocks Zone by producing a short edit...
Recruiting Hackers.

Recruiting Hackers.

Hacking sounds sexy but in reality looks like most other jobs.  Someone sitting in front of a computer for hours on end.  The challenge was to make a trailer for the 2014 Cyber Security Challenge run by the Australian Government and Telstra, which was interesting to...
Hackathon 2013

Hackathon 2013

Called the Tough Mudder for nerds by the event organisers. Competitors form teams and have 32 hours to design and launch a new digital product or service. Ideas are presented during a 2 minute pitch which they are judged...