The Temple of Apollo at Delphi, where the wisdom of the oracle was dispensed.
Cicero asked: 'how to become famous?' Nero sought to know the timing of his death. The Oracle at Delphi offered pronouncements on all manner of topics - yet as with Google today, the question posed was as important as the answer.
All accounted for in Babylon. Belshazzar’s Feast by Rembrandt.
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The number crunchers who helped create our capitalist world have been measuring the world since ancient times.
The beautiful, if clunky, game.
Computers must master football if they are to demonstrate that they can be our equal.
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt faced a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing called ‘The Power of Google: Serving Consumers or Threatening Competition’ in 2011.
While technology companies have embraced Washington, they haven’t yet embraced political disclosure.
Apple’s new iOS 10 includes a slew of new features.
Apple has announced its next generation iOS 10, but how does it stack up to the latest Android offering from Google?
The court ruling will keep all internet traffic treated equally.
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If you like binge-watching Netflix, streaming audio or online gaming, then you should be celebrating this week. And if your business depends on reaching a wide audience online, you should join in.
Machine learning is driving the next revolution in computing.
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We're just at the beginning of working out the tasks machines will make us better at.
The White Bay Power Station is a prime harbourside redevelopment site.
The fact that the NSW government has stepped in to take back control of the White Bay redevelopment is actually an amazing story. One would hope this is a process of learning at work.
Pay TV is growing globally, and programming data is now up for grabs.
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A move by the US to open up more competition in pay-TV has sparked a debate about TV viewing data.
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Google saves $9 billion, programmers and users get to keep a popular language and its apps – and a key Oracle product stays alive.
Television is changing rapidly in the Netflix era, but are Australia’s industry protections keeping up?
The European Union is considering imposing a local content quota on video streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon. With local storytelling under threat from global tech giants, could such an approach work here?
The future’s bright… the future’s virtual?
As more companies move towards intelligent, natural voice controlled devices, is the writing on the wall for the keyboard and mouse?
Mobile is a big feature of YouTube Red.
There's a new video-on-demand service in Australia, and it might shake up the sector given its unconventional approach and appeal to young people who shun traditional television viewing.
Some people are still confused over what is paid or sponsored content in a typical Google search.
Most Australians do not understand how the Google search engine works and what is paid or free content in any search results.
Your data is as important as who gets to see it.
There are advantages, too.
Local voices are more important than ever in a time of global oligopolies.
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In a global era dominated by Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google, we need to find persuasive, creative ways to answer those who claim the national and local are now irrelevant. If we don't, we will become invisible.
European Commission fires a broadside at Google for using Android to enforce its dominant position.
Not our natural habitat. Risk and money go hand in hand.
The desire to fritter away our pay packet on the roll of a dice may not be hardwired at all. So where does it come from?
What do you mean you’ve locked all my doors?
Nest's decision to render its Revolv hub products useless shows how far the home automation industry has to go.
Tech companies play a growing civic role in how we operate as a society. We need to be sure we're happy with that.