Merging our intelligence with that of machines has a strong appeal for some.
Elon Musk has suggested we merge with machines so we're not replaced by them. But that might only delay the inevitable.
Things could get very interesting if Martin Schulz wins the German election and Emmanuel Macron triumphs in France.
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The only thing needed for Europe to leap towards further political integration is for French and German heads of state to support it.
Tyler Oakley speaking in California.
Content creators with millions of fans are increasingly willing to voice their political views. Their influence on American politics may be in its infancy but it is growing fast.
ATNIX for January 2017 shows unusual levels of news engagement as Australia reacts to the Bourke St tragedy and comes to terms with the Trump Presidency.
We can learn a lot from Queenslanders.
The latest heatwave put huge pressure on our electricity grid, as Australians turned on their air conditioners. Smarter design and regulations could solve the problem.
Latrobe Ladies Football Club in 1921, one of Australia’s first women’s football clubs.
State Library of Queensland
Women's soccer had just found its feet in the roaring '20s when state ruling bodies began to force female players from the field.
It’s important to get the research across to and understood by decision-makers.
Research comes with risk and uncertainty so getting the right message across to the people who matter can be a challenge for scientists. A new plan out today hopes to change that.
And not a steak in sight.
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Sausages, hamburger patties, lamb chops and T-bone steak. There is nothing like the traditional barbecue on Australia Day.
Australia has a long history of poaching retail management from UK supermarket giants like Tesco.
Australian supermarkets businesses have relied on management talent from the UK but perhaps it's time to look elsewhere.
For a president who has transgressed so many of the conventions which make our democracies civilised and decent, respect is not an entitlement. It must be earned.
Young people from disadvantaged backgrounds may find it harder to get unpaid work experience.
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A new study quantifies unpaid work experience in Australia and shows how some young people miss out.
It is the mark of a healthily diverse media that politicians of all persuasions, not just those who echo the views of the proprietor, should be given a platform to express their views in our key media of record.
CERN isn’t only breaking ground in physics, but also in open access to science.
It's not enough to do groundbreaking research if the results are kept from the public. So CERN is making its results available to everyone via open access, showing how science should be done.
President Trump will approach political communication in the same way as he ran his campaign – according to the Putin playbook of political technology.
Wearing a skirt can prevent girls from participating in sports.
Wearing a skirt at school can make girls less likely to participate in physical activity, and it's time schools changed their policies around it.
You shouldn’t have to crank up the aircon.
Power-hungry houses that rely on air conditioning to make up for their bad design mean that the electricity grid has to cope with summer demand peaks – and everybody pays.
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At the peak of post-Soviet triumphalism in the west, amid all the hype about a New World Order and the end of history, historian Eric Hobsbawm rained on the parade somewhat by suggesting that we were in…
They’re still often more expensive overseas than in Australia.
The copyright wars are set to continue, with the government releasing a Productivity Commission report arguing for a relaxation of intellectual property laws.
Research reveals a business case for corporate philanthropy.
You may think it's hard to justify corporate giving, but if done well it can be a win-win-win for the company, community and shareholders.
The Grand Tour, starring Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, available on Amazon’s pay-to-view service is reportedly now the most illegally downloaded program.
A court has ruled that internet service providers in Australia should block access to some illegal file-sharing websites. But is there a better way to beat the priates?