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swinburne

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Aussies cram 2,000 movies onto single DVD

In what can only be seen as a "serving" (or pwning) of GE researchers, researchers at the Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne have gone way past 100 and on to 2,000.

By 21 May 2009

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Robot does Rubik's Cube in 10 secs, claims crown

Australian university says its machine is the fastest as Rubik robots come within seconds of the speediest human.

By 4 June 2011

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New study shows early NBN user impressions

A university study has shown that 82 per cent of early NBN users are happy with the service and are also twice as likely to telecommute to work.

By 4 March 2013

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The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retention

Australia's security chief is "not quite sure" why data retention is an issue, while the former head of the CIA says "we kill people based on metadata". So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?

By 13 August 2014

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BlindSpot: Smart cane concept looks to future

Grad student nabs second-place James Dyson Award for cane that integrates a mobile phone and uses ultrasonic technology to detect low-hanging objects from 5 to 6.5 feet away.

By 9 November 2011

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Astronomers: We've found a planet made of diamond

Rushing tightly around a tiny star, this as-yet unnamed planet seems to be so dense that astronomers believe it is made of carbon and therefore is "a massive diamond".

By 27 August 2011

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Back to school with iTunes U

Get your academic kicks via iTunes U, which offers lectures, speeches and student work from a bunch of Aussie universities.

By 4 June 2008