Category Archives: Australian

Pause Festival 2018 launches in Melbourne, features “injectable” NFC chips

Pause Festival held a event at Melbourne’s Federation Square this morning for the launch of its 2018 program. The technology and innovation festival, now in its eighth year, brings together some of the best and brightest from across the tech world for a multi-day event in the heart of Melbourne. None of that was particularly weird for a media event. It didn’t get weird until they started injecting people with microchips. Continue reading Pause Festival 2018 launches in Melbourne, features “injectable” NFC chips

PAX Aus 2017: Our 5 Favourite Things From This Year’s Show

Let me say first off, that PAX Aus 2017 was my first PAX ever. For a gaming fan like myself, I can’t even begin to explain how this is the case, as stepping onto that show floor for the first time made me truly feel like was home. It was a glorious feeling, and one that I was kicking myself for not having experienced before. But nonetheless, it’s safe to say that my first experience was a truly memorable one, and rain hail or shine, I’ll most definitely be making an effort to get back to next year. Continue reading PAX Aus 2017: Our 5 Favourite Things From This Year’s Show

Let me tell you about why I love PAX Aus

“Shit, have they capped the line?” wondered a 20-something woman in a home made Bayonetta cosplay, arriving only minutes before Saturday night’s Let’s Play Some Bad Dating Sims panel in the Galah Theatre. Her boyfriend, dressed less ambitiously in a tee and jeans, stared hopelessly at the line.

“Guys!” I called excitedly from my position in line, “Over here!” Continue reading Let me tell you about why I love PAX Aus

Richard Lowenstein to appear at 30th Anniversary Screening of Australian Made at AMW Film Festival

The first annual Australian Music Week Film Festival got bigger this week with the announcement that legendary Australian Director Richard Lowenstein will be taking part in a Q&A following a special 30th Anniversary Screening of the classic Aussie Rock Documentary Australian Made, which will be closing the festival on Friday November 3rd at Cronulla’s GU Film House cinemas.... Continue Reading