Technology can be so frustrating at times, so what if it could understand your emotions?
How often do you get angry or frustrated with a machine or some piece of technology? Well what if a machine could sense our emotion and then change its behaviour to suit?
Australia’s white privilege exists, and is alive, as Indigenous Australians remind us that they are ‘still here’.
It doesn’t take long as an Indigenous Australian returning from overseas to be reminded that we are a nation of white privilege.
Google’s machine learning software already does some pretty amazing things, such as visual translations.
Google's decision to release its machine learning software as open source could be a major boost for the development of new Artificial Intelligence technologies.
The global multilateral trade regime is being challenged by a plethora of regional trade deals.
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The multilateral system is under challenge from a surge of bilateral and regional trade deals.
Is university all about being job-ready?
Universities are cutting and streamlining their courses in an attempt to make graduates more employable. But lots of graduates are still struggling to find work, so why isn’t it working?
Opposition NLD members hit the campaign trail as they visit villages on the outskirts of Phyu ahead of Myanmar’s election.
Myanmar is holding elections, but like the many other authoritarian regimes that do so, it isn't for democratic reasons and regime change remains highly unlikely.
Viruses are not all bad. In fact, many ecosystems would not function without them.
The word "virus" strikes terror into the hearts of most people. But most viruses are actually vital to our very existence.
Breaches of labour standards at 7-Eleven stores, such as underpayment of staff have damaged the brand.
Potential franchisees need to know what they are committing to before they decide to buy a franchise.
Pretty, but also pretty nasty.
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With El Niño ramping up, Australia is in for a long, hot, dry summer - perfect conditions for blue-green algae. And that innocuous-looking pond scum can pack a toxic punch if you're not careful.
Measuring the photons in an entangled state was part of the experiment.
Scientists say they've have closed the loopholes on an experiment that tests a half-century old theory in quantum mechanics.So what does it reveal?
The death of an unborn baby is a devastating and traumatic event.
The death of a baby, whether born or unborn, is a devastating and traumatic event. More than 2,000 stillbirths occur every year in Australia. But a large number of them can be prevented.
Why does misinformation about firearm violence still appear so regularly in Australian commentary?
If we want to develop truly effective policies to reduce gun violence and its impacts on individuals, families and communities, we need to start basing Australian debate on Australian facts.
Tree Office Coworking.
A pop-up tree office in London is the latest expression of a growing movement to take work out of the office into the landscape of the city. Designed as an installation for the recent London Festival of…
It mightn’t be fancy, but here’s why it’s my choice.
I am embarking on the enrolment process for my daughter at the moment and I have chosen the local state school. It runs at an average on the My School website, below average on like schools, and it has had a long reputation for being rough. So why have I chosen it?
What will the hipster come to symbolise about life in the early twenty-first century when historians of the future reflect on this era?
Finance Minister Mathias Cormann said the government is continuing to reduce the deficit and debt.
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The finance minister says the government is reducing the deficit and debt and lowering the spending growth trajectory of the previous government. Is that right?
CEO pay is heavily influenced by comparisons.
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New research helps explain why we collectively accept seemingly inappropriate executive pay.
Australia’s lower standards for car exhaust mean overseas car-makers can sell more-polluting cars.
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Australia is literally years behind European and US vehicle emissions standards, allowing car-makers to sell more polluting cars.
Sea turtles eating more seagrass could threaten the ocean’s ability to store carbon.
Sharks and other ocean predators help protect the ocean's carbon stores by keeping other wildlife in check.
Open-air irrigation: so last century.
A government for the 21st century needs to work out how we can grow our food, manufacture goods and dispose of waste without making such a huge mess.