MLUG – Disk Cloning

Details: I’ll be covering how to clone a drive which is formatted as NTFS, EXT3/4, or UFS, cloning to a image and recovery, compression and sector by sector copies.

When: 26th March, 2010  Time: 7pm Meeting at Computer Bank, (483 Victoria St West Melbourne Vic)  Pre-meeting: 6pm Jawa Bar (297 Victoria St, North Melbourne).


The Seduction of the New: Balancing Web 2.0 Cool with Coalface Realities

WHO? Gregor Kennedy from the Biomedical Multimedia Unit, University of Melbourne

WHEN? 13 April 2010, 6.30-7.30 pm

WHERE? IDEA Lab, Level 4, 111 Barry Street, Carlton VIC (Google map:

COST? Free to attend (BYO drinks)

ABSTRACT: An array of new Web 2.0 technologies has risen to prominence in the last few years (Flickr, Wikipedia, Facebook, YouTube, Delicious, Twitter). These technologies are characterised by users’ ability to create content and publish or share it with group(s) of people with relative ease.  The widespread popularity and potential learning applications of these technologies has increased the pressure on teaching staff – implicit and explicit – to incorporate Web 2.0 learning activities into their curriculum. And while there are certainly examples of how this has been done well, there are also significant ‘coalface’ challenges associated with effectively incorporating ‘Web 2 Cool’ into students’ learning experience.




As the economy recovers from the downturn now is the right time to evaluate how you can extract the most value out of your technology investment.

Last year, over 250 Chief Information Officers, IT Managers, and Procurement experts joined Data#3 and over 20 of the worlds leading technology vendors to discuss how to extract more value from their investment in IT.

Explore technology roadmaps, best practice, and customer case studies that will help you guide your Information Technology Strategy. You will also have the opportunity to meet 1:1 with vendors to discuss your personal technology needs.

When & Where: 11th March Brisbane – 25th of March Adelaide

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Digital Business Models

V21: Meet the New Generation Digital Business Models

V21 is a one-day conference presented by the Australian Interactive Media Industry Association (AIMIA) Victorian Chapter. V21 is designed to bring together the digital media industry and its clients to help develop and better understand opportunities that digital media can bring to business.

V21 will feature presentations from: the ABC, the AFL, MySpace, Sitepoint/99 Designs, RedBubble, Catalogue Central/Style Hunter, Sportsgirl, Citrus, Perfumania, Onelove Music Group, Sound Alliance and FremantleMedia Enterprises.

When: 15th of April

Where: Melbourne

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Intranet design + Redesign Seminar

Intranet design + redesign

If the intranet isn’t easy to use, there’s little point in having one! To design (or redesign) an intranet, we need to put staff first, and follow a “user-centred design” approach. This workshop outlines this best practice methodology and provides many examples.

When: 25th of March

Where: Sydney

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