Using AI to search for ET might help us find things we couldn't even imagine we should look for, but to succeed we also have think critically about how we create and use that technology.
Spot removes traditional barriers to reporting abusive behavior, because participants can log incidents without talking to a human.
Software tools for South Africa’s Nguni languages may assist with redress and effective communication.
VR is being applied to shopping, car manufacturing and exercise – but it remains a challenge to transport humans to new worlds with an acceptable sense of presence.
Scientists at the postwar Macy conferences sought a new vision of mind and society, but the digital world in which we now live is far removed from their dreams.
We prefer to go with our guts.
As companies make quantum computers available through their cloud services, take a look at what it means for computing to move beyond classical mechanics and into quantum physics.
There are many inspiring female computer scientists in and from Africa. They have the power to inspire young women who might think that computer science is 'only for men'.
Mentoring programs can be enormously valuable for students, both in terms of their academic performance and their professional development.
You might think you're anonymous when you're browsing the web. But a new study shows that browsing history can often be tied to your real-world identity.
How the geek effect and a sexist games industry is putting girls off a career in computing.
Masculine cultures foster a greater sense of belonging and ability to be successful in boys than they do in girls.
This year marks the 30th birthday of .au domains. We've come a long way but there's big change ahead.
We've all called up IT for help and been asked to turn our machines off and on again. Here's why.
On Twitter's 10th birthday, we look at how researchers have used the platform for a range of studies, from predicting the next flu outbreak to identifying the happiest city in America.
The first in our series looking at the changes that have been made in computing and other areas in the 60 years since the first computer in an Australian university was switched on.
Scientists uncover hidden mathematical structures controlling how living cells operate. If this could be used by computers of the future, we may one day be able to understand the brain.
President Obama wants every student to learn computer science. Are separate computing classes the only way to do this?
A new alternative for those questioning Darwinian evolution? Research suggests evolution itself is intelligent.
This extraordinary individual defied the constraints of her time and gave a remarkable and farseeing account of computation.