The development of distributed trust technologies is making traditional institutions like banks, corporations and governments nervous. Those who have power like to hold onto it. What's next?
What do intercontinental missiles and Apple's app store have in common? Alvin M Weinberg.
Here's what research actually says about differences between males and females – and the question of what's innate and what's acquired.
Five years after a major sexism scandal, Silicon Valley's misogynist culture remains strong and pervasive – and history reveals the stakes could be as high as the entire US tech sector.
It hasn't been a good round of earnings for Silicon Valley's big names.
Tech firm CEOs keep control by holding investors at arm's length. It is damaging corporate governance.
For many universities, working with private edtech companies could be the only way of keeping pace with the changing world of education.
In 'The Givers,' author David Callahan warns that today's mega-rich philanthropists wield too much political clout. He may be exaggerating their power and lowballing the public's own strength.
While Facebook's Zuckerberg suggested as much recently, companies run like autocracies cannot fulfill technology's promise of reinvigorating the democratic process.
A handy guide to rebooting human civilisation.
Three experts reveal all.
Every crystal ball has a shelf life, even the most prescient.
While the US is reeling from rampant fake online news, political movements in Europe are using the internet as a powerful democratic symbol to win elections. Will cyber-optimism or pessimism win?
International students’ diverse backgrounds and experiences enrich the entire student body, and society more broadly.
Digital devices are ubiquitous. A new film looks at where they come from, who makes them, and where they end up when they're discarded.
Unlike their counterparts in Europe, U.S. antitrust regulators and courts have tended to view 'free' products as outside their purview for enforcement.
The revelation that PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel financed the Hulk's lawsuit against Gawker raises important questions in the battle between privacy and a free press.
The generation of designers broke out of their studios and took the business world by storm. Their skills could also be turned to bigger world problems.
Innovation precincts are great, but what Australia really needs is a creative space that brings thinkers and doers together to help spark start-ups.
We have never had a sparkling startup tech sector in Australia, but that doesn't mean we should try and emulate Silicon Valley.