Friday Fave: AR will spark the next big tech platform — Call it Mirrorworld

This week we expand the digital mapping into a world that is completely digitised and available to everyone through augmented reality (AR). Welcome to the mirrorworld. A world where everything that exists in the real world has a full-size digital twin.

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Friday Fave: Crowdsourced maps should help driverless cars navigate our cities more safely

Have you ever wondered how the cars are programmed to navigate their way around cities? They need maps, but not maps like Google maps or navigation assistants – they need detailed information on infrastructure.
This post explores crowdsourced digital mapping and the data privacy issues.

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Friday Fave: Deloitte Tech Trends 2019 – Beyond the digital frontier

The Deloitte Tech Trends report has been released – their 10th in this series.

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Friday Fave Update: The Nexus – a down-to-earth air taxi

Last week I wrote about flying taxis – this week I’m including a prototype model from Bell unveiled at CES in Las Vegas.

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Friday Fave: The Blockchain Economy: A beginner’s guide to institutional cryptoeconomics

This week’s Friday Fave is a primer for people struggling to understand blockchain and cryptoeconomics.

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Augmented reality – how far have we come?

  A recent article in Wired got me a tad excited – have we finally hit the tipping point with augmented reality (AR) and shifted across into the pragmatic, valuable use of AR in the workplace? The product highlighted in the article is the “smart helmet” – the description reminded me of Superman – being…

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Event: Digital capability for improved employee performance

Upcoming webinar hosted by Citrix GoTo Training. Date: Tuesday, 9 February, 2016 Time: 1 PM Australian AEDT 3 PM NZ, 10 AM HK, 7:30 AM IND Providing employees with the necessary tools and skills is essential to working in a digital workplace, but how do you determine the  digital capabilities required for employee effectiveness? We will discuss:…

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Wearable Technologies: Shaping the future of learning

This article originally appeared in Training & Development magazine June 2014 Vol 41 No 3, published by the Australian Institute of Training and Development.

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2 dot zero versus 2 point zero??

So what do you say?Web "2 dot zero"? Web " 2 point zero"?Web "2 dot o"?Web " 2 point o"?or what about:"2 point naught"? Is the "point zero" group referring to decimal points? And surely is this the more correct terminology as it’s referring to release versions.. right? And are the dot zero/o mob coming…

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Zotero: a review

Zotero for about 3 months now.. and I think it’s time I shared some experiences…First – a short historical perspective. In 2003, I started using Endnote – a free download from the University library’s site, or purchase a CD for a small token amount.It took a little while to figure out – and then I…

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