Architect Frank Gehry’s computer-designed, hand made staircase at University of Technology Sydney.
The art and design industry in Australia is demanding 'mass customisation' of works of art. Robots may be the answer – and they're creating jobs already.
Chanel is one of the brands that makes the most of Instagram.
Instagram is in fashion, literally. Brands use it in a variety of ways, but some still have significant room for growth. And they're not necessarily the ones you imagine.
Mobile text books.
Smart phones are educational – and a big part of students' futures.
Safety cards that allow victims to press a button to alert a 24/7 call centre have proved successful in protecting victims from further abuse.
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We shouldn’t be telling victims of domestic violence to stop using technology. We should encourage them to use their digital devices to share their stories and seek the help they deserve.
Google’s new principles on AI under scrutiny.
AI has caused a "techlash" against Google. These principles are first step, but more needs to be done.
South Africa needs to harness its service sector into an innovative and export orientated way to push back poverty, unemployment and inequality.
Modern life seems to encourage acceleration for the sake of acceleration – to what end?
Technology has made many aspects of daily life much easier. So why do we still feel so overwhelmed?
The old border was a source of anger, resentment and violence.
After Brexit, politicians hope that technology can help us avoid a hard border in Ireland.
Foundries in South Africa are the hardest hit by rising electricity costs.
High municipal electricity tariffs pose a serious threat to South Africa's machinery and equipment manufacturing industries.
Human Resources must adapt quickly to changes in the workplace to remain relevant and useful.
Recent controversies associated with the impact, privacy and security of new technologies signal that we need better governance. The government alone can’t fix this. This is a job for everyone.
Rio Tinto executive Kellie Parker said that in traditionally male dominated blue collar industries like mining, the types of jobs on offer have changed due to automation.
Women have less to fear than men, and probably more to benefit, from the advent of robots.
Virtual reality is helping train counter-terrorism officers.
Josh LeCappelain/US Deparment of Defense
Virtual reality, augmented reality and serious games can help train people to respond to terrorism and kidnappings.
Eyes in the sky: drone footage is becoming a vital tool for monitoring ecosystems.
Deakin Marine Mapping Group
Ecology is in the midst of a technological revolution. From tiny sensors that can be fitted to animals, to swarms of remotely-piloted drones, researchers have a host of new ways to study the natural world.
The flat screened babysitter is part of growing up.
Iris scanning technology in use in Jordan.
UNHCR via YouTube
From eye-scanners to 3D printers, technology in humanitarian crises can be a positive force for disenfranchised people.
Finding the optimal route to benefiting from AI is like navigating a maze for most governments.
Most businesses are only just starting to figure out how to put artificial intelligence to work. But governments are also increasing their focus on this prediction enabling technology.
University of South Australia’s “MOD” opens on May 11 2018.
Museums in 2018 explore where technology fits in our culture, and examine the relationship between audiences and objects.
Personalisation has made decisions easier and quicker – but it is still large corporations, rather than individual users, who benefit most.
Will they disrupt the tech sector?
Americans' widespread belief that they live in a meritocracy where anyone can get ahead actually makes inequality even worse, particularly in terms of gender.