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Reinventing retail in an age of technology

Jun 08, 2015 No Comments by

The world of retail is going through some massive changes. No longer do we have to visit the corner store to get what we need. Couple of taps on a smart phone and just about anything you want can be delivered to your door. Retail isn’t what it used to be. So what does that […]

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National law week: staying safe online

May 09, 2015 No Comments by

This week there is a panel discussion on how to keep you and your family safe online, with special guest Kellie Tranter (lawyer and human rights activist). Presented by The Hunter Community Legal Centre and NSW Fair Trading in partnership with Newcastle Region Library. Venue: Newcastle Region Library Lovett Gallery, Laman Street, Newcastle Date: Tuesday, […]

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Smart urban planning for a smarter city

May 04, 2015 No Comments by

Dare we do things differently with urban planning? Dare we throw out our old urban plans? Dare we search for new approaches to overcome our urban challenges? India has. In April this year, the government of India announced an ambitious 100 smart cities programme to improve urban infrastructure, provide new online services to citizens, and […]

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Local Produced Content Is The Future Of Entertainment

Mar 11, 2015 No Comments by

The old film and TV distribution models is broken with most of today’s film and TV content being created outside of the major TV networks and studios. Independent content producers are now becoming a real force in an entertainment world in which free-to-air TV broadcasters and pay-tv companies are being replaced by a new generation […]

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Newcastle Coffee Morning Meet-up

Feb 06, 2015 No Comments by

Founded in February 2009, Newcastle Coffee is held every Friday morning between 7.45am to 9am at Vinyl Cafe, 4 Perkins Street. It’s a gathering of tech nerds, marketers, architects, creatives, accounts, entrepreneurs, museum and library geeks, and lots of other business people who come together for stimulating conversation, strong coffee and good old fashion local nerdy gossip. Think […]

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