AlphaZero is a machine capable of defeating the most complex board games for the human mind, based only on its own learning experience, not on accumulated human knowledge.
The history of IBM shows how a technology titan can grow and change, while still remaining focused on its core business.
A new study in Nature finds that large research teams develop recent ideas, while small teams conduct more disruptive and innovative research.
Digital technologies are changing the ways that oilfields are being managed and operated, and disrupting the labour market.
SME's ability to innovate and work internationally can give them an advantage in the marketplace, and ensure a long-term return on investment.
Design thinking isn't a cure-all for every organization, nor is it a dying fad. But in the right circumstances, it can bring great value to a business.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is on a mission to get schools to adopt a "high-quality" curriculum. But the effort will constrain teachers and stifle creativity, an education scholar argues.
Leaders in private and public organizations should seek creative problem-solving skills to better innovate. Design thinking may be the answer.
The enthusiasm for business creation is not without negative consequences, especially for the many who fail. However, the "all entrepreneurs" discourse remains predominant.
Who would you rather work for: Apple or Domino's Pizza?
Undergraduate students need a learning community that meets throughout their degrees for workshops and community-building. Such a post-secondary ‘homeroom’ could multiply positive connections.
The study of innovation in large companies and start-ups would benefit from being inspired by physics, which mobilizes different sets of laws for large masses and particles.
Necessity and desperation are portrayed as the prime motivators of innovative behaviour, but in reality, stability and holistic incentives go a long way to freeing up creative energy.
Innovation should mean solutions that work for everyone, not just economists.
A/B testing is leading to a profound change in business process that is filtering through our whole society.
Health care relies on increasingly sophisticated devices for implanting into the body or monitoring it. Yet most med school graduates are not versed in engineering. That needs to change.
Existing toilets aren't a good fit for parts of sub-Saharan Africa because many areas lack water and there's often no proper plumbing.
As fictional inventors make terrible choices on the big screen, real-world tech innovators can learn from their example how not to make the same kinds of ethical mistakes.
Halloween and the celebrations of the Dia de Muertos make us remember of one of the most natural feelings shared among living creatures: fear.
The 2018 Prime Minister's Prizes for Science were awarded at Canberra's Parliament House on October 17. Along with the top prize, life science, physics, innovation and teaching were recognised.