Online Insights on FIVEaa Sunday September 2 2012

Great Moon Hoax New York Sun

Tonight on Online Insights we commemorate the passing of Neil Armstrong by looking at a great moon myth, look at another use of human technology – the nuclear bomb, look deeply into the Facebook mirror and then finish with a Coke. The Great Moon Hoax Since our last Online Insights segment, the Mars Curiosity has [...]

Online Insights on FIVEaa Sunday July 8 2012

This is coffee: 1961

This month on online insights we look at latest detailed statistics on who is using social media in Australia, privacy on social media demonstrated a new way, remind you of a computer test you must run tonight, and we’ll finish up with a cup of ‘warmth and vigour’. DNS Changer Test Late last year, the [...]

Online Insights on FIVEaa Sunday April 1 2012

Dr Karl from Do Something Near You

This month on Online Insights we find a treasure chest of intelligent, Australian writing, take the federal survey on same sex marriage, look for love in social networks, review how necessary daylight saving time really is, and then look for local things we might like to do. Same Sex Marriage survey This weekend we have [...]

Spare Key: Your ticket to a home away from home

Spare Key (Key by Fritz Park via Flickr)

Welcome to Spare Key Spare Key is a new service using the power of Facebook, Foursquare, Twitter and Google Maps, along with your social graph, to provide you with a home away from home, no matter where you are in the world. Entering the world of Spare Key membership is easy: Simply install the Spare [...]

Online Insights on FIVEaa Sunday August 14 2011

Dungeons and Dragon Dice (Image: 3dfuture.com.au)

This month on Online Insights we look at incredible printing technology, furniture planning software that allows you to order your design, troubleshooting bitter coffee and a fun poke at MySpace. 3D Printing During a workshop in Murray Bridge recently for Regional Development Australia, I met Andy Ide, a man obsessed by the technology known as [...]

Online Insights with Steve Davis on FIVEaa, Sunday, July 26, 2009

A Facebook myth Firstly, some myth busting. There is something doing the rounds on Facebook that caught me offguard during another frantic week. It was a message in Facebook from a friend saying:  ”Facebook has agreed to let third party advertisers use your posted pictures without permission. If you don’t want them to be available [...]