Star Wars Identities

The wandering exhibition of Star Wars props, costumes, info and such is right here in Sydney at the moment and it was pretty wizard as they say. Star Wars Identities is on at our own Powerhouse…


Sunday Supanova

Due to other commitments I only enjoyed a single day of the Sydney Supanova this year. As always I had a great time with all the cosplay, seminars, merch shopping and more. The highlights for me…


Live and Streamed RPGs

I (and some gamer friends) went to see the last DragonFriends show for 2015 Monday night and had a blast seeing the live antics of a bunch of comedians playing Dungeons and Dragons. The podcast is a…


PAX AU x 2

Well, it is a truly sad state of affairs when it appears I am writing a single blog post to cover two years of PAX here in Australia. Setting that hopelessness to one side, lets lift the mood -…


Autodesk University

Autodesk software is the cornerstone of many industries whether it be simple old AutoCAD, the might of Revit in the BIM space, their dominance in 3D Modelling with 3ds Max and Maya or their suite of…


Supanova Day 1

Now that Sydney Supanova has 3 full days I get to see even more of the fun. Today I only had a few hours there but already had a fun time in the seminar room and the show floor. First session I…


Cancon

I Know I know, I still haven't actually done the blog posts for last year's PAXAUS, but that isn't going to stop me from finally posting on the fun time to be had at Canberra's Cancon. Going this…


Creativity by Design

I had a great time at the UNSW S2 Learning & Teaching Forum yesterday. Great mix of Keynote (Shirley Alexander), parallel sessions and the posters. Shirley really kicked things off with a bang,…


Toy and Game Expo

The Toy and Game Expo was a new event for me and I had very little idea what to expect, was hoping for games and it certainly didn't disappoint. I can only imagine that a giant games convention of…


Supanova Sydney 2014

Well another great weekend of Supanova fun for Sydney, while I didnt get to Friday I managed to fill two days with all manner of panels, Q&As, art, creativity and such. Here are 10 memorable…


Cosplay

With both Supanova and PAX.Aus on it seems I should finally get my act together and have something cool to wear. I always feel guilty that I havent put the effort into having a costume of some sort.…


COFA Annual 2013

While the COFA website is light-on for content on their big annual show so far, their revitalised campus makes for an impressive stage for all the student work to be displayed. I also didn't run…


The LuminoCity Show

This year's LuminoCity end of your Graduation Exhibition and event show for the Built Environment here at UNSW was on campus and it is still amazing to see what our building can be when creative…


LuminoCity 2013 Day 1

The big Graduand Exhibition and end-of-year event for UNSW Built Environment has begun - LuminoCity2013. This year we have transformed the main building where all these staff and students work at…


MOOCiness

The hype and excitement around MOOCs in education is fascinating to watch (esp from the inside). The disruption that this type of education is set to bring to tertiary level education is very marked.…


Adobe, MOOCS and Our Identity

Yesterday proved to be fascinating in a range of ways for me, lets see if I can pick out a few things from the notes I took on the Galaxy Note 8 and then sum up. Adobe Create Now Roadshow The…


Martin Tamke from CITA talk

Interesting talk at UNSW BE tonight by Martin Tamke from CITA (Centre for IT and Architecture) a research centre at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture. He talked through a…


GDC2013 Goodness

Here are a few vids showing off some of the stunning CG tech that is coming our way as shown at the GDC 2013 Conference. We get a dose of the goodness from game and engine developers that will make…


Dance and a Junkpile

Yesterday I was treated with being able to watch 2 sessions/classes at the Isobel Anderson Awards. The event brings dancers at various stages of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) classical ballet…


TableTop Day

With the announcement of Geek&Sundry's International TableTop Day (March 30th) it is time to prep for the fun and games. It is interesting to have an event like this that is mostly about…