There are many inspiring female computer scientists in and from Africa. They have the power to inspire young women who might think that computer science is 'only for men'.
Mentoring programs can be enormously valuable for students, both in terms of their academic performance and their professional development.
You might think you're anonymous when you're browsing the web. But a new study shows that browsing history can often be tied to your real-world identity.
How the geek effect and a sexist games industry is putting girls off a career in computing.
Masculine cultures foster a greater sense of belonging and ability to be successful in boys than they do in girls.
This year marks the 30th birthday of .au domains. We've come a long way but there's big change ahead.
We've all called up IT for help and been asked to turn our machines off and on again. Here's why.
On Twitter's 10th birthday, we look at how researchers have used the platform for a range of studies, from predicting the next flu outbreak to identifying the happiest city in America.
The first in our series looking at the changes that have been made in computing and other areas in the 60 years since the first computer in an Australian university was switched on.
Scientists uncover hidden mathematical structures controlling how living cells operate. If this could be used by computers of the future, we may one day be able to understand the brain.
President Obama wants every student to learn computer science. Are separate computing classes the only way to do this?
A new alternative for those questioning Darwinian evolution? Research suggests evolution itself is intelligent.
This extraordinary individual defied the constraints of her time and gave a remarkable and farseeing account of computation.
Is genuine artificial consciousness possible? Should we protect jobs from automation? Your questions on AI and robots answered here.
Computer science has become a popular major and public schools want to extend instruction. Where are the teachers?
It may have been big, slow and lacking in much memory but almost seven decades on we have a lot to thank the creators of Australia's first programmable computing machine.
Changing the design of a classroom can get more girls interested in computer science. Here's how.
Analyzing big data sets holds the promise of big insights. But the axiom "garbage in, garbage out" is particularly apt, since conclusions can be only as good as the raw data itself.
Humans are no longer the only judges of creativity. Computers can perform the same task – and may even be more objective.
Google's image recognition project has not only generated some disturbing images but also tells us something about how we humans identify objects we see.