Power over business, democracy and education will likely continue to lie with data and data-dependent tools, such as machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Biases are difficult to shed, which makes workplace diversity a powerful and necessary tool for catching unsuspected bias before it has a chance to cause damage.
The problem of having jobs on one side of the latte line and housing growth on the other is driving the Greater Sydney Commission’s plans for the city.
In Sydney, a 'latte line', that runs from the airport to Parramatta and up to the northwest, divides white-collar jobs from blue-collar jobs. This perpetuates inequality.
Turns out some CEOs are genuinely out to make a difference.
It's easy to be cynical about charity drives like the Vinnies CEO Sleepout. Are they just PR stunts or can they make a difference beyond fundraising? Our study shows they can, and they do.
Almost half of all people will experience haemorrhoids at some point.
Haemorrhoids can be painful, and may sometimes require surgery. We don't know exactly why they can become problematic but there are some things you can do to reduce the risk of getting them.
Fortnite is a web based multi player survival game developed by Epic Games.
If your child is keeping their grades up and maintaining friends and hobbies, then their gaming activity is likely not a disorder or addiction.
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.
Doing them properly is key.
If you haven't had kids you probably haven't given much thought to your pelvic floor muscles. But 5 out of 5 experts say all women should regularly exercise them.
Let your tea towel dry out after each use to reduce its bacterial load.
Yes, bacteria can accumulate on tea towels. But most of the bacteria the researchers found are not responsible for food poisoning or other gastrointestinal symptoms.
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Scandal-plagued FIFA says it's committed to reform. Changing the way World Cup hosts are selected would be a start.
Cities are growing vertically as well as horizontally, so infrastructure needs to ensure people can move up and down as well as across the city.
Cities are expanding upwards and downwards, as well as outwards. With urban density also increasing, moving people efficiently around the city, often using ageing infrastructure, is quite a challenge.
Violence is often accepted as a intrinsic part of sports.
We should consider the messages that violence and aggression in sports of all kinds give children and young people – and devise strategies to lessen the impact.
Carolyn Flanagan gave evidence at the third round of hearings of the banking royal commission.
Evidence in front of the banking royal commission today is very similar to the case that sparked consumer protection laws more than 30 years ago.
The Bunya pine is a unique and majestic Australian tree that commands respect.
Creative thinking, learning and play have a valid place in the curriculum, but are difficult to test.
Literacy and numeracy can be assessed through creative tasks, like creating a drama performance or an electrical circuit, without hindering creativity.
Acupuncture might alleviate stress for women undertaking IVF.
A new study has countered old reports acupuncture can improve your chances of having a baby when going through IVF.
We need to look for more engaging and relevant assessments that use the tools available in an online environment for re-envisioning NAPLAN.
Assessments need to be relevant to the real world and test more complex skills to better predict competency, standards of literacy and teaching.
Since the ceremonial entrance arches were installed in 1980, Chinatown has undergone significant redevelopment.
Chinatown Haymarket has emerged as an evolving site where Asian urban modernity is introduced into Sydney.
A group of young Asian men play basketball in the evening at Prince Alfred Park, Sydney.
Casual sport can help communities thrive. But for many of Australia's most marginal communities, it's becoming harder to find a place to play.
Women having a subsequent baby are more likely to disclose domestic violence than first time mothers.
Domestic violence in pregnancy not only causes distress and trauma for the mother, it also poses serious risks for the baby's health and development.
Could it be this easy?
We know things like exercise can increase our brain function, but taking a pill would require less effort.