A fibre-optic cable a day keeps broadband meltdown at bay.
Whatever BT, Virgin Media and other telecoms firms may say, the only future-proof network is a fibre-optic from door-to-door.
There is some dismay at the idea of academic attention being paid to these celebrities.Here's why it's important.
Adele has joined Taylor Swift’s ranks in the war against the streaming culture of Spotify and Apple Music.
Coalition backbencher David Coleman wants investors in startups to be exempt from paying capital gains tax.
Tax systems are notoriously bad for doing things other than raising revenue.
The comeback kid.
Twitter's revenues are in good shape but its CEO needs to start securing more users to keep investors happy.
In a world where the gadgets have taken over, Bond feels somewhat antiquated but he is inevitably privileged by the demands of cinema.
Airbnb supporters rally in New York.
Labor's sharing economy guidelines should help make for a more nuanced debate about the collaborative economy.
The tech industry is no picture of equality.
Tech accelerator programmes have even lower numbers of women than the industry as a whole.
Exams aren’t testing 21st century skills.
To prepare teachers for the 21st century, we need to reform the way we assess children.
We just don’t have what they have.
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We have never had a sparkling startup tech sector in Australia, but that doesn't mean we should try and emulate Silicon Valley.
Transatlantic connections have increased but the laws haven’t kept pace.
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End of Safe Harbour agreement isn't the end of the world, and it might just mean a far better replacement is on its way.
Sometimes it seems there’s more ads than content.
Online advertising is so out of control, sometimes there's more ads than content.
The digital economy means people are no longer passive consumers.
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The digital economy is also an economy of people first, something governments of the future will need to adjust to.
With the end of Safe Harbour, data protection is a blank page waiting to be written.
With the end of the Safe Harbour agreement, data protection for their users will be more than a tick-box exercise for US firms.
Breaking up is never easy, and while 20 years ago there may well have been little or no post break-up contact between exes, 21st century technology – from social media to Whatsapp – means there are many…
Tallinn might be a medieval town, but it’s governed via 21st century means.
Since independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, Estonia has leapt ahead in the adoption of digital technology. Australia could learn a lot from Estonia in terms of e-government.
For the people, by the people, enraging the people.
A "Yelp for people" app that offers crowdsourced opinions on people is a terrible idea, and probably illegal.
When Facebook goes down it's an irritation. But as the world moves its data and processing to the cloud, the potential for major loss grows ever greater.
Instead of arguing over whether adblocking is right or wrong, advertisers and publishers could work to make the web better.
An innovation culture eats policy and education for breakfast.
Australians shouldn't assume we can't have the strongest and fastest-moving digital economy in the world.