Phil Edwards, Andy Blume and guest host Jessica Reesby are back in the studio with this week’s look at all things Geek.
This week’s stories:
Queensland’s digital ID trial
Melbourne’s new eSports venue
HoR eVoting: lolnope
Porsche’s new all-electric vehicle
Amazon’s pay-by-hand checkouts
Amazon is reportedly working on a new payment system that would let you check out at Whole Foods by simply waving your hand over a sensor [Business Insider]
Amazon’s first checkout-free grocery store opens on Monday [The Guardian] (January 2018)
Will Facebook hide “likes”?
Apple’s rumoured Tile competitor
Apple’s Tile competitor will include ‘Items’ tab in iOS 13’s Find My App and much more [MacRumours]
Kuo: ‘Apple Tags’ to feature ultra-wideband technology, likely far more precise than Tile’s trackers [MacRumours]
ABC’s viral Content content goes viral
The ABC’s new comedy about social media has accidentally gone viral IRL [Pedestrian]
Joker gets a gong
‘Joker’ wins 2019 Venice Golden Lion [Screen Daily]
Apple are bastards
Other stuff we mentioned:
Museum of Australian Democracy (Old Parliament House)
Kopi Luwak (the world’s most expensive coffee)
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