Episode 51 | Reckoner, Business As Usual

With James Croft, Anthony Agius and Pete Dillon.

Reckoner Podcast

Facebook’s data should’ve told them this would annoy us…

A Rant About Facebook’s Feed Experiments

Facebook Experiments Had Few Limits: Data Science Lab Conducted Tests on Users With Little Oversight

A couple of items in education technology-related news:

Two Days At EduTECH 2014: Where Education And Technology Get Weird Together
Apple Upgrades iTunes U, Enables Course Creation On iPad

Home automation gets even smarter with power outlets and switches:

Ubiquiti Releases Wi-Fi Power Outlets and Switches You Actually Want

Meanwhile, shenanigans in the Bitcoin world as details leak and the US Marshals descend…

Melbourne-based bitcoin fund lost $70,000 in a cyber-attack caused by US Marshals Service

Also related: someone bought all the Silk Road Bitcoins for $19 Million At Auction

A new civilization game is neigh, so bulk-buy those adult diapers now and save!

Civilization Beyond Earth Gets a Release Date: Oct 24th
Civilization Revolution 2 on iOS

Finally, if you’re a Victorian-based uni or TAFE student you should really be signing up for…

UNIHACK: A Melbourne Hackathon For Uni & TAFE Students