Entries by Chris Sheedy

NSW Governor meets IntoITer’s

The NSW Governor, His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), popped in to visit CoWS Near The Coast Digital Co-Working Space recently. The Governor has a keen interest in the Tech sector and was keen to see what is happening on the Sapphire Coast. Read more at the CoWS site or in […]

Coding CoWS

The folks at CoWS, Bega’s digital co-working space, hold a free monthly coding night. Newbie or old hand, all are welcome to come along and share ideas on the first Thursday of the month, every month. Date and Time: First Thursday of Every Month (without fail), from 5pm to 8pm. Location: CoWS near the Coast at 209 Carp St, Bega. […]

See inside @ CoWS

Google Street view has made it’s way indoors at Bega’s digital co-working space, CoWS Near The Coast. If you haven’t had a chance to visit the office yet you can take a quick tour below.

Did you miss the Bega IntoIT “Drone” demo?

Peter Whiter and Chris Sheedy brought their DJI Phantom 2 Quadcopters to the Bega racecourse late last year for a special Demo for IntoITers. Both are hoping the new CASA rules governing RPA’s (Remote Piloted Aircraft) will allow them to be seen more often in the skies of the Sapphire Coast. Here’s a short video […]

“Drones” come to the Sapphire Coast

Drones, Quadcopters, UAVs or RPVs, whatever you want to call them, are going to become a part of everyday life as the technology develops and prices fall. Australia is one of the few countries allowing these small aircraft to be flown without a flight plan for every flight. It’s why Google chose Australia as the […]

Local Council confirms plans to stream meetings.

According to the ABC we’ll be attending council meetings from home soon. “The Bega Valley Shire Council on the New South Wales far south coast has confirmed that it will go ahead with streaming council meetings. The newly-elected Mayor, Michael Britten, said broadcasting proceedings over the Internet had been on council’s agenda for some time”. […]

“It’s not the Matrix, it’s about creativity”.

A weekend hackathon competition where teams of designers, developers, tinkerers and thinkers get together to build something from start to finish in over a single weekend. A hackathon is not ‘hacking’ as in the Matrix, it’s about creativity. A BBQ, snacks, coffee and pizza are provided, so there is no reason not to attend. It should be […]

StartUp presentation to Bega Valley Shire Council

After the success of last year’s presentation Bega Valley Shire Council (BVSC) asked the team from IntoIT to return with some more potential investment ideas to help local government seed the tech sector in the shire. Liam O’Duibhir from 2pi Software led the charge, alongside speakers Dr. Matt Robards, Sam Avitaia from UoW, and Mother […]