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Kate Raynes-Goldie

Kate Raynes-Goldie is the founder of Playup Perth, a showcase and testing ground for creative innovation, and Future Human Academy, which prepares people for the future of work. She is a former director of Games and Interactive at FTI and an adjunct senior research fellow at Curtin University. Dr Raynes-Goldie is an occasional columnist for Business News covering innovation, disruptive technology, VR/AR/MR and the games industry for Western Australia's business community.

Games culture blurs boundaries

Games and associated technologies are increasingly finding a place in retail and public spaces, as the boundaries between play and work fall away.

Playtime has a serious side

Playful practices can help with the serious work of business, from product development to team building, or problem solving.

Pilot puts games sector in play

The WA games industry has welcomed recently announced support from the McGowan government.

Make ‘insecure’ employment work for you

As our work habits evolve, millennials in particular are embracing what’s known as a ‘portfolio career’

Rethinking how we use tech

Determining what to teach at schools and how to teach it are critical as technology and education become inseparably interwoven.

Diversity an issue when privacy’s in play

The Facebook data breach has brought privacy and the misuse of personal information into the light, and it’s not a pretty sight.

The future is yours, if you’ve got game

AI is unlikely to take over fields that require human creativity, critical thinking and emotional intelligence.

VR takes training to next level

A couple of Perth businesses are leading the use of virtual reality in corporate training, with applications from the boardroom to a mine site.

BubDesk a win-win-win for flexibility

Meg Burrage’s WA-based co-working space offers the kind of flexibility parents with young children need.

Counter culture of negativity

The cultural cringe needs to be overcome so WA’s tech sector can take on the world’s best.

Games wins show WA potential

Western Australian game developers received a major shot in the arm last month, with two locally made games awarded at Melbourne International Games Week.

Time to talk about bots

OPINION: There has been a quiet revolution going on in the way businesses operate, thanks to something you may not have even heard of yet – chatbots.

Stirfire’s virtual reality offering delivering real-world potential

Stirfire Studios is set to join the ranks of publicly traded games companies such as Japan’s Sony and Nintendo, and Electronic Arts and Activision Blizzard in the US.

Putting the ‘co’ in community

OPINION: More fluid, transportable working arrangements are finding their echo in the domiciles of a growing number of independent professionals.

Opportunity to leverage local games talent

The contribution made by women to WA’s games industry was on show at a high-profile event in Sydney last week. 

Podcasting is the new blogging

Despite having been around since the noughties, podcasts are one of those things that you’re either really into, or know next to nothing about.

Future of work not without challenges

Technology meets cultural and social shifts in places like Hubud, where digital nomads gather in a new world of work.

Is VR coming to Christmas at your place?

VR consumers will have their hands full this Christmas, with a raft of new products on the store shelves.

Gamers show business value

The Perth Games Festival features cutting edge virtual and augmented reality offerings for a growing and enthusiastic sector.

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Podcasting is the new blogging

Despite having been around since the noughties, podcasts are one of those things that you’re either really into, or know next to nothing about.

Counter culture of negativity

The cultural cringe needs to be overcome so WA’s tech sector can take on the world’s best.

BubDesk a win-win-win for flexibility

Meg Burrage’s WA-based co-working space offers the kind of flexibility parents with young children need.

Stirfire’s virtual reality offering delivering real-world potential

Stirfire Studios is set to join the ranks of publicly traded games companies such as Japan’s Sony and Nintendo, and Electronic Arts and Activision Blizzard in the US.

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Future of work not without challenges

Technology meets cultural and social shifts in places like Hubud, where digital nomads gather in a new world of work.

Podcasting is the new blogging

Despite having been around since the noughties, podcasts are one of those things that you’re either really into, or know next to nothing about.

VR takes training to next level

A couple of Perth businesses are leading the use of virtual reality in corporate training, with applications from the boardroom to a mine site.