Sport algorithms aren’t working for business.
There are good reasons why business has not been as successful as sports teams at implementing algorithmic decision-making.
A high school football game in Kapaa, Hawaii on the island of Kauai.
Marco Garcia/AP Photo
After decades of continuous growth, participation rates have started to decline. What does it mean for the future of the sport?
If you’re handling big datasets, it’s important to think about user privacy.
Every government, business or organisation releasing data needs to think about how to ensure that the risk of re-identifying an individual or revealing personal information about someone is low.
Aerial view of residential housing on the Gold Coast.
While the key economic signs remain strong, new data suggests many Australians are entering into mortgages without having fully grasped the financial consequences.
Michelle Holley holds a photograph of her daughter Jaime Holley, 19, who died of a heroin overdose in November 2016.
Lynne Sladky/AP Photo
Your guide to a public health crisis that's likely to get worse.
Detecting the errors in data is one thing, but correction them is still possible at the quantum computing level.
One of the challenges for quantum computing is knowing how to detect and correct errors that may occur in the data. And we can do that without even knowing what the data says.
Crunching the numbers on 14 years of trading shows one of the assumptions about global markets is looking fragile.
Wealthy and healthy.
More seniors are reporting good health in recent years, but gains are primarily among more advantaged groups.
Among Australia’s eight largest regional cities, Hobart is very inwardly connected.
Knowing a city’s professional network ratio helps to understand how connected its inhabitants are to other markets, customers and ideas. All support innovation, adaptation and city growth.
Somalian refugee Mohamoud Saed stands in his friend’s clothing shop he helps out with in Clarkston, Georgia.
AP Photo/David Goldman
Instead of focusing only on crime, the government can help set refugees up for success by collecting data on what's working and what's not in the integration process.
You create a lot of healthcare data during your life. What happens after it?
Once online, our healthcare data could be used for research long after we're gone.
Declining home ownership among young people has implications for their long-term financial wellbeing and indeed for the retirement income system.
HILDA survey results show home ownership among young people is declining, as mortgage debt almost doubles for the same age group.
Data big and small have come to education, from creating online platforms to increasing standardised assessments.
We should consider how artificial intelligence will impact how we teach, what we teach, and its potential to ethically support innovation and improvement in education.
Display of Colombia’s main export countries on the “Globe of Economic Complexity” application provided by The Center for International Development (CID), Harvard University
CID, Harvard University
Can open data change the world? We looked beyond the hype to find out.
Increasing access to health data and more readily available analytical tools offer some opportunities to tackle the ever-growing rates of obesity.
Enshrining the need for planning healthy built environments in legislation will help ensure the fundamental role planners have to play in facilitating healthy lifestyles.
Timing your call can be crucial to fend off frustration.
A couple of months isn’t enough to say the housing market is cooling.
AAP/ Tracey Nearmy
The housing market is too volatile to look at prices alone. If you want to understand the housing market you need to look at the wider economy.
The future of citizenship is more distributed, interactive and local than dealing with central government through new technology. That may be sad news for those who wish to interact with the likes of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in virtual reality if not in person.
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The disruptive impact of intelligent machines and new social movements will force us to remake citizenship into a more personal pursuit over the next 150 years.
Should we trust what they say?
Surveys can help researchers better understand the lives of teens, but skeptics argue that youth are often dishonest and that the results cannot be trusted.
Police in Istanbul,Turkey disperse gay pride demonstrators with a water cannon in June 2015.
AP Photo/Emrah Gurel
Many in the US are celebrating LGBTQ rights for Gay Pride Month. But data show that most countries, including the US, need to do much more to protect sexual minorities.