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Cross River Rail Now Officially Guaranteed

The delivery of Cross River Rail has been officially guaranteed after financial close was reached this morning between the state government and Pulse, the consortium selected as the preferred proponents in April. This means that the government will now begin making payments available to the consortium as part of the PPP...

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Create Beautiful CSS Gradients In Seconds with CSSGradient.io

If you have been on the lookout for a quick and easy way to generate beautiful CSS gradients for your websites or projects, look no further than https://cssgradient.io. A project by Moe Amaya, the website allows you to create your own custom gradients exactly the way you want and automatically generates the corresponding...

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Lord Mayor Announces Plans for Massive New Inner Brisbane Park

Brisbane would soon be home to a fourth inner-city parkland following Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner’s announcement to create the city’s biggest public park in about 50 years. Under plans released by the Brisbane City Council, the 26-hectare council owned Victoria Park Golf Course, which is currently used as a ‘pay and...

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Queensland Government Unveils New QPAC Theatre Design

The Queensland Government has unveiled the concept design of the $150 million new theatre to join the stage at the Queensland Cultural Centre at South Bank. The new theatre will be constructed at Queensland Performing Arts Centre and will deliver a new world-class facility for the state, supporting more than 100 jobs...

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Large Heritage Restoration Planned for Herston Quarter

A development application has been submitted for the refurbishment of three heritage listed buildings as part of the Herston Hospital Precinct redevelopment by Australian Unity. The Edith Cavell Building, a 1920’s hospital building at the centre of Herston Hospital Precinct is set to undergo a significant refurbishment...

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Announcing the Arduino IoT Cloud Public Beta

In our pursuit to democratize Internet of Things development, today we are excited to announce the Arduino IoT Cloud! The Arduino IoT Cloud is an easy to use Internet of Things Application Platform. It makes it very simple for anyone to develop and manage IoT applications – freeing them to focus on solving real problems...

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Oreo Construction: Hiding Your Components Inside The PCB

In recent months, the ability to hide components inside a circuit board has become an item of interest. We could trace this to the burgeoning badgelife movement, where engineers create beautiful works of electronic art. We can also attribute this interest to Bloomberg’s Big Hack, where Jordan Robertson and Michael...

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This Arduino-powered piano can play just about any MIDI file

After letting his Arduino languish in a drawer for some time, Brandon Switzer decided to take it out and start experimenting. While he could have started off small, Switzer chose to instead create his own player piano system, completing it at a cost of around $650. While the details of the project aren’t explicitly...