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Lobby group Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) has called on all political parties to support encryption and privacy technologies, as it was revealed where a selection of the major parties stand on surveillance, encryption, copyright issues and censorship.
After an initial delay, the inaugural Technology and Gadget Expo took place in Melbourne this past weekend. The headlining exhibits were those of drone makers and virtual reality developers showcasing their wares. Significant queues formed most of the weekend for virtual reality demos, a combination of HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear hardware. A netted “drone zone” saw racing drones and commercial, DSLR-carrying drones showing off their abilities to large crowds. Speakers accompanied most demonstrations talking through the technology on-board their flying machines, the journey they’d been through to reach production and their real-world applications.
The Toshiba Science Museum in Tokyo doesn't just house a bunch of fun activities to bring out your inner science nerd, it also features some of the oldest computers in the world -- like the Todai Automatic Computer (TAC). Developed by the University of Tokyko and Toshiba co-founder Hideo Yamashita from 1951-1958, the cathode-ray tube storage device which features 7,000 vacuum tubes and 3,000 diodes. Scroll down for a closer look of how the TAC looks today.