2016 Blog

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This section contains archived Pearcey events, news and blog items from 2016.


2016 Review

In 2016, the Pearcey Foundation had many events and recognised a wide variety of ICT entrepreneurs and industry contributors. »» Read more...

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2016 Industry News

1 December 2016 - StartupAUS releases its CrossRoads Report 2016 on the Australian startup ecosystems. Contains good analysis and recommendations, though perhaps could have more broadly considered industry initiatives from organisations like Pearcey, AIIA or ACS and also successes in our public markets where 180+ tech companies have listed in the last 3 years. »» Read more...

Steve Baxter

01 Dec 2016

Steve Baxter named 2016 Pearcey Foundation Medallist

Steve Baxter named 2016 Pearcey Foundation Medallist at Annual Awards gala dinner at Sydney's Star City. The evening also elevated two outstanding individuals to Pearcey Hall of Fame and named the national entrepreneur. »» Read more...

Digital Innovation Festival Vic 2016

02 Sep 2016

2016 Digital Innovation Festival

Pearcey was proud to host a series of events as part of the Digital Innovation Festival Victoria www.vic.gov.au/digitalinnovation. These events (2-6 September 2016) included a Pearcey Institute breakfast, Melbourne's Digital Changemakers panel and the 2016 Pearcey Oration. »» Read more...

14 Jun 2016

PR2016: Pearcey Foundation announces formation of new Research body – the Pearcey Institute (PI)

Press Release: The formation of the Pearcey Institution, under the auspices of the Pearcey Foundation*, was announced on Tuesday evening, 14 June by the Chairman of the Pearcey Foundation, Mr Wayne Fitzsimmons. The announcement was made in conjunction with Melbourne University's "60th Anniversary of Computing in Victoria" celebration held at the Melbourne Museum, Victoria, where the original CSIRAC computer is ... »» Read more...

Andy Grove Intel

21 Mar 2016

ICT pioneer Andy Grove passes away aged 79

One of the founders of semiconductor giant Intel, Andy Grove, passed away on the 21st March 2016 at the age of 79. »» Read more...

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15 Mar 2016

Pearcey Cluster at CSIRO welcomed

The CSIRO has teamed up with Dell to deliver a new HPC cluster called "Pearcey" to support research activities in a broad range of areas such as Bioinformatics, Fluid Dynamics and Materials Science. »» Read more...

Dr Wesley Clark PC Pioneer

25 Feb 2016

PC Pioneer Wesley Clark Passes Away

PC pioneer, Dr Wesley A. Clark, passed away in February 2016, aged 88. Many of us in Australia may not recall Dr Wesley Clark from the Lincoln Labs at MIT in Boston, MA who introduced the LINC - the Laboratory Instrument Computer- in 1961. »» Read more...

Australia Day

26 Jan 2016

2016 Australia Day Honours recognise two Pearcey National Awardees

Two past National Pearcey Awardees were recognised in the 2016 Australia Day Honours lists. These were Emeritus Prof. Mary O'Kane, 2014 Pearcey Medal winner and Dr Craig Mudge, 2012 Pearcey Hall of Fame. »» Read more...