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January 24, 2013 By EigoManga

Vanguard Princess

Vanguard Princess is a 2D fighting game that features an all-female cast each with their own unique fighting style. Government experiments...

January 29, 2013 by

Students placed on cutting-edge IT projects

The Victorian government in Australia is overseeing a program that will place university students on cutting-edge IT projects with businesses, rather than see them through potentially boring work experience placements.

December 8, 2012 By icannhas

Game of Clones

Game of Clones puts you in the shoes of a government experiment test subject! Choose from 5 characters and battle each other in a war...

March 5, 2012 by

The joy of getting your passport without a tout!

I have never had a pleasant experience at a government office--be it getting a property registered or having to procure a birth or death certificate.There are several things I have disliked at these offices--the way the citizens are treated, the presence of touts, the dingy filthy offices, and the fact that these offices only left me more disillusioned about the state of affairs in my motherland.

March 1, 2012 By Chillingo

Extraction: Project Outbreak

Experience this explosive top-down 3D shooter inspired by retro classics and designed specifically for a touch screen. Clandestine...

May 6, 2009 by

Get ready for the applications boom

Will the NBN provide a boom for local application developers? If so, have we got enough local expertise to develop these applications? A visit to many government department websites will show how poor the user experience can be. With the new network will we just get more frustrated quicker?

April 18, 2009 by

What Chopra offers open source

Chopra's most relevant experience to open source is his work on rural broadband. There he worked to give private WiMAX operators access to government-owned radio towers. He also gave local governments a toolkit for evaluating broadband technology and funding it.

October 30, 2008 by

ISP-level content filtering won't work

Federal Government plans to introduce ISP-level filtering to provide a 'safer' internet experience for Australian families are likely to be met with significant resistance from within the ISP community.

July 22, 2008 by

Evil tech administrators

Terry Childs sits in a San Francisco jail, accused of locking down the city government network and refusing to give up the passwords. Though it's not completely fair, past negative experience of overly controlling technical administrators colors my perception of him.

June 30, 2008 by

Lame hands-free law goes into effect in WA State on 1 July 2008

The government is implementing news laws all the time in order to find ways to generate tax revenue, with little factual evidence backing up or validating the laws. I live in Washington State and tomorrow our second hands-free law of the year begins. Back on 1 January of this year a complete ban on text messaging while driving was started. This one actually is fine with me since text messaging while driving is just plain dumb and since it seems that every teen text messages, with little driving experience, hopefully this prevents them from causing accidents. The law going into effect tomorrow, 1 July 2008, prohibits people from holding their cell phone to their ear while making and receiving calls. You can use a wireless Bluetooth, wired headset and just turn on and use your speakerphone capability.

June 25, 2008 by

Interesting archives and microfiche madness

To be honest I don’t find archives interesting do you? I remember my work experience job at 16 years old when I was despatched to our local government admin offices to work on their microfiche unit and, umm, write down stuff I think.

March 2, 2008 by

A geek's trip to Capitol Hill on Network Management

I appeared before congressional and government staffers on Capitol Hill for a panel on Network Management sponsored by iGrowthGlobal.  This was my first time in Washington DC and while it was a little cold for my Californian bones, it was a beautiful city and seeing the capitol of the nation was certainly a worthwhile experience.


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