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Stories by George Nott

Aussie cows get ‘fitness tracker’

An electronic ear tag that can track the location of livestock has been launched by CSIRO and agtech start-up Ceres Tag to help farmers keep track of where their animals are and what they are doing.

Written by George Nott20 Nov. 18 17:14

Fear and hacking on the bug bounty trail

It could be a scene from almost any city start-up office on a Friday afternoon, except the workers here have been flown in from five continents, and will eat tonight at Sydney’s most expensive restaurants before wandering back to their beds at the five star Westin hotel over the road.

Written by George Nott13 Nov. 18 10:57

AI’s most famous loser shares thoughts on its future

​Garry Kasparov is probably as famous for the thousands of matches he won during his 15 year reign as world chess champion as the one match he lost, in 1997, to IBM’s chess-playing computer ​Deep Blue​.

Written by George Nott09 Nov. 18 08:50

Google Australia workers join global walkout

​Staff at Google Australia’s headquarters in Sydney staged a walkout in protest of the company’s “workplace that doesn’t work for everyone”.

Written by George Nott02 Nov. 18 13:06

Just say no to blockchain (for now) advises Gartner

​In response no doubt to the huge amount of interest it receives from chief information officers about the technology, Gartner hosted eight sessions on blockchain at it's annual Symposium event on the Gold Coast this week.

Written by George Nott01 Nov. 18 08:08

AGL CIO 'flips the triangle' of IT function

CIO of AGL Simon Moorfield has described how he is 'flipping the triangle' of the energy giant, and disposing of roles that don't have a direct impact on customers.

Written by George Nott30 Oct. 18 13:31

Oracle's quest to make blockchain disappear completely

At its annual San Francisco OpenWorld conference last week, Oracle announced it would ​soon be launching​ four supply chain use case focused blockchain applications. And it won't be stopping there.

Written by George Nott30 Oct. 18 08:08