Images of Australian ANZAC Memorials

Anzac Day is an Australian and New Zealand commemorative public holiday held on the 25 April every year. It honours members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought at Gallipoli in Turkey during World War I. It now remembers all those who died and served in military operations, including current wars. Below are photos of…More

Ire of the Internet Age: The Death of the Original Idea

You know you’re getting old when you can remember and refer to life ‘before the Internet’ (B.I)*. Grant it, only 12 years of my life were spent in those Dark Ages. As child, I liked the feeling of thinking I’d come up with something amazing, creative and original – and that nobody else in the…More

A Design Concept for an Australian Ebay Interface (circa 2006)

Back in my second year of university I was doing a design based subject that had an assignment where you had to redesign Ebay to what you thought was a more appropriate user interface. Remembering the Ebay site has changed quite a lot since July 2006, but these ideas were based on the site of…More

myschool.edu.au and the use of data for good and evil

There has been a lot of media commotion surrounding the launch of the new Australian Government’s MySchool.edu.au website. The website totes its purpose among other things, to provide: detailed information about all the schools in Australia. It uses a new index of student and school characteristics, developed specifically for the purpose of identifying schools serving…More