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technology December 4, 2021

How AI is revolutionising coding

The promise of artificial intelligence is fast becoming a reality, revolutionising the process of coding.

technology November 13, 2021

The mineral that is about to supercharge solar cells

A mineral discovered in Russia’s Ural Mountains in the 1800s can supercharge solar cells and may help transform solar electricity generation by 2025.

technology October 30, 2021

Where does everything on the internet go?

Ever since the internet’s big-bang moment, archivists have struggled to keep up with its burgeoning content. It’s time to change the rules.

technology May 26, 2018

Australian law and data protection

With the EU’s new data protection laws taking effect this week, the world’s biggest internet companies are scrambling to update their approach to personal information. Unfortunately, in Australia, privacy protections are still languishing in the dark ages.

technology October 28, 2017

Virtual reality for charities

Charities are increasingly turning to virtual reality experiences of lives in developing countries to motivate support, but critics say it’s creating poverty porn.

technology July 1, 2017

Fighting online tracking with obfuscation

To combat Google tracking the success of their advertisers by matching credit card purchases with personal online activity, dissenters are employing ‘obfuscation’ apps to confuse the data.

technology June 10, 2017

Blockchain tech more than cryptocurrencies

While digital currency bitcoin has waned in popularity and value, the blockchain technology that enables it may yet revolutionise global trade, as corporate giants join forces with new sector leader Ethereum.

technology April 22, 2017

Data analysts Cambridge Analytica

The data analytics company behind the Trump campaign is wooing the Australian Liberal Party. But, do their claims about personality targeting stack up?

technology October 15, 2016

Virtual reality sex therapy

As virtual reality technologies have improved, the pornography industry was always going to be an early adopter, but are its claims of sex therapy are too far-fetched?

technology July 23, 2016

IFTTT technology and the Oticon Opn hearing aid

The life-changing hearing aid that connects via Bluetooth to doorbells, appliances and fire alarms.

technology June 4, 2016

AGWA launches Aggie, the humanoid robot gallery guide

The latest guide at the Art Gallery of Western Australia is on a mission to change perceptions with her strangely beguiling ways.