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How To Install WordPress On Your Portable Web Server

Fleur Stephens Now that you’ve created your portable web server, you might like to install WordPress. An offline WordPress installation is great for practising WordPress, testing themes and plugins, and offsite website development. Follow the tutorial below to create a… Continue Reading…

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From Hobart, to London, to Dhaka: using cameras and AI to build an automatic litter detection system

Arianna Olivelli, CSIRO and Uwe Rosebrock, CSIRO It’s estimated about two million tonnes of plastics enter the oceans from rivers each year. But our waterways aren’t just conveyor belts transporting land waste to the oceans: they also capture and retain… Continue Reading…

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Editorial December 2020

Hugh Macdonald Hello and welcome to the December 2020 edition of PC Update, the final issue for this year. It was a year that started with high hopes for the club with some interesting events like the 3D Printing Introduction… Continue Reading…

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Australian hospitals are under constant cyber attack. The consequences could be deadly

Paul Haskell-Dowland, Edith Cowan University Last week, the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) issued warnings to Australian health-care providers that it had observed an increase in cyber incidents targeting the sector. These attacks seem to be aimed at infiltrating networks… Continue Reading…

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New Tools For The Maker Room

David Stonier-Gibson I purchased a comprehensive set of tools for the Moorabbin Maker Room this morning, just in time for members of the Microcontroller Workshop SIG to enjoy with their face to face meeting tomorrow. The collection includes Soldering irons… Continue Reading…

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Yammer Highlights November 2020

Dennis Parsons Windows 10   Time for a rant! Why oh why do manufacturers sell Win10 devices that only come with a 32GB eMMC drive that’s soldered to the board & has no way of increasing storage?   And why… Continue Reading…

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DOTW Winners November 2020

Roger Brown   DOTW is a lighthearted look at some of the sillier events of the week. Don’t take it too seriously and do pop over to Chit Chat and vote each week. Thanks to those of our members who… Continue Reading…

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East SIG Report November 2020

Neil Muller Host Paul Woolard opened East SIG’s November virtual meeting again via Zoom. The meeting then commenced with George Skarbek presenting Q&A. Q. As a consequence of the changeover from Office365 to G-Suite, I’m not receiving all the MelbPC… Continue Reading…

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Book Review

Tim McQueen Breaking & Entering The extraordinary story of a hacker called ‘Alien’ Jeremy N Smith Scribe 2019, 292 Pages. Here’s a book on computing that can make one feel old. Smith outlines the career of ‘Alien’; a username selected… Continue Reading…

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