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Making Over the Training Room

You probably haven’t been to the club in a while(thanks for everything, COVID), so your recollection of the training room might be outdated. The room was originally configured as part of our club’s move into our Moorabbin premises, it was… Continue Reading…

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We developed tools to study cancer in Tasmanian devils. They could help fight disease in humans

Andrew S. Flies, University of Tasmania; Amanda L. Patchett, University of Tasmania; Bruce Lyons, University of Tasmania, and Greg Woods, University of Tasmania Emerging infectious diseases, including COVID-19, usually come from non-human animals. However our understanding of most animals’ immune… Continue Reading…

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How Australian supercomputers crunched the numbers to guide our bushfire and pandemic response

NCI Australia, Author provided Sean Smith, Australian National University and Mark Stickells, CSIRO As 2020 began, Australia was stunned by the worst bushfires on record. Six months later we are weathering the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe. This year, perhaps… Continue Reading…

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2.5 billion dollars lost over a decade as Nigerian princes lose their sheen but scams are on the rise

Cassandra Cross, Queensland University of Technology Last year, Australians reported more than A$634 million lost to fraud, a significant jump from $489.7 million the year before. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released its latest annual Targeting Scams… Continue Reading…

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Images of Melbourne PC User Group

George Skarbek Photo: ‘Social Interaction before lockdown’ by George Skarbek Photo: ‘Social interaction after lockdown’ by George Skarbek From left to right the Melb PC members in this photo taken by George Skarbek are: John Swale – Secretary for 13… Continue Reading…

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My Migration to G Suite

Stewart Gruneklee Subsequent to the committee’s decision to move the club email away from Microsoft Office 365 to Google’s G Suite, I looked hard and long at how I was using email. Probably my methods are a mixture of old… Continue Reading…

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Why I use Aussie Broadband

Roger Brown Your intrepid PC Update editor has asked me to explain why I, in common with a number of other Club members, have elected to use the relatively new retail service provider Aussie Broadband, absolutely not to be confused… Continue Reading…

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