The rise and fall in Bitcoin’s value places it among the greatest market bubbles in history.
Bitcoin's rise and fall to date already makes it one of the greatest market bubbles in history. In turbulent times, some have suggested it as a substitute for gold, but it lacks some vital attributes.
Your connected speaker can quickly become a problem if it is not secured.
Connected objects can do a lot of good, but they can also become weapons in the hands of abusive partners. How can these new risks be prevented?
Votre enceinte connectée peut vite devenir une véritable gêne si elle n'est pas sécurisée.
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Les objets connectés rendent bien des services, mais ils peuvent devenir de véritables armes dans les mains de personnes mal intentionnées. Comment prévenir ces nouveaux risques ?
Does the Internet bring people together or isolate them?
Trust is the keystone of the entire Internet system: without it more connection and therefore more commerce. How to restore it?
Close up of the wheel in Marcel Duchamp’s Bicycle Wheel, 1951 (third version, after lost original of 1913) Metal wheel mounted on painted wood stool.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris / Estate of Marcel Duchamp
In his Bicycle Wheel, Duchamp made the perfect kinetic Futurist sculpture.
Matahari terbenam tampak melintasi Port Warrender ke Dataran Tinggi Mitchell di pantai Kimberley. Itu ada di daerah Wunambal Gaambera.
Mark Jones Films (dengan izin)
Manusia pertama yang sampai ke Australia mungkin menavigasi lautan unuk menyeberang hingga barat laut pesisir benua tersebut lebih dari 50.000 tahun lalu.
Ours is a land of plenty, but Australian businesses will be asked to identify and stop issues with modern slavery in their production or supply chain.
The Modern Slavery Bill presents an opportunity for companies to take seriously their obligation to identify, track and monitor potential problems in their operations and supply chain.
Cocos Malay photo from the 1910s showing a wedding procession that is still practised today with the groom pictured going to the bride’s house accompanied by members of the community.
Wikimedia Commons/From the book 'Coral reefs and islands' authored by Jones, F. Wood (Frederic Wood), 1879-1954, Published by Lovell Reeve & Co. , Ltd. London. Photo digitized by Smithsonian Libraries Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
In the 1800s, a group of Southeast Asians were taken to the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, now part of Australia, by an English merchant. Their descendants are seeking Indigenous status from Australia.
Foto Orang Kokos dari tahun 1910an di arak perkawinan yang masih dilakukan sampai sekarang, terlihat pengantin pria di foto dalam perjalanan ke rumah pengantin perempuan di dampingi sanak keluarga di Kepulauan Kokos.
Wikimedia Commons/Dari buku 'Coral reefs and islands' penulis Jones, F. Wood (Frederic Wood), 1879-1954, Penerbit Lovell Reeve & Co. , Ltd. London. Digitasi foto oleh Smithsonian Libraries Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
Pada 1800an, sekelompok Melayu dibawa ke Kepulauan Cocos (Keeling), sekarang bagian Australia. Keturunan mereka sekarang memperjuangkan status orang asli dari Australia.
Currently, not one of the ridesharing platforms is turning a profit.
If governments step in, this might be a war that customers, workers and the community can still win.
Internet rapproche-t-il les gens ou au contraire les isole ?
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La confiance est la clé de voûte de tout le système de l'internet : sans elle plus de connexion et donc plus de commerce. Comment la rétablir ?
Jalan menuju parlemen penuh halangan bagi perempuan Indonesia.
Legislator perempuan dan laki-laki beda pendapat mengenai penyebab sulitnya perempuan menang dalam pemilu. Mereka juga beda pendapat mengenai legitimasi dan efektifitas kebijakan kuota gender.
The road to parliament is filled with obstacles for Indonesian women.
Male and female lawmakers differ in their reasoning why women struggle in winning elections. They also have different opinions about the legitimacy and effectiveness of the gender quota policy.
A crowd of people moving at different rates is a form of turbulence.
You might be familiar with turbulence as you experience it on a plane, or as scholars describe combustible forces of social change. But understanding how it operates is far more complex.
The High Court found that Michael Trkulja could sue Google for defamation due to search results that potentially indicated that he had ties to Melbourne’s criminal underworld.
Google has lost a High Court appeal in defamation litigation brought by Michael Trkulja. It is time to consider that extending "safe harbour" to Google may be a good idea.
Australia’s romantic attitude to farming has done untold damage to the land.
The powerful ideological connection between Australia and agriculture is being increasingly scrutinised. A spate of recent books have recast basic assumptions about our relationship to the land.
The Fair Work Ombudsman alleges that food-delivery platform Foodora underpaid three workers.
That the Fair Work Ombudsman brought a case against Foodora suggests its workers are most likely to be classified as employees. This could dissuade other platforms from offering similar benefits.
The 35 m-diameter dish antenna of ESA’s deep-space tracking station at New Norcia, Western Australia.
Australia occupies a unique location vital for supporting NASA and ESA deep-space missions.
Following NASA's latest discovery of organic matter on the red planet, new findings in a salt lake in California could point to where to look for alien life.
Three allied male dolphins in Shark Bay, Western Australia.
Simon J Allen
Researchers have discovered male bottlenose dolphins can retain individual vocal labels – or “names” – to help them recognise each other in their social network, much like humans.