Several methods can teach an algorithm to learn. With more or less important datasets, which are or are not previously labeled and categorized.
Pimania was a product of Thatcherite entrepreneurial spirit, mixed with a dash of cheekiness and drippings of subverted expectations.
For the papier-mache headed Frank Sidebottom, the ZX Spectrum was more than a basic computer – it was like a musical instrument
Video games can provide disabled people with a safe haven, if they can access it.
We have never been so connected and we are producing more data than ever before. But how can we manage our data effectively while making sure it remains safe?
Hidden Figures is certainly inspirational, but the racial politics of the space programme were hardly so easily settled.
Apple’s new MacBook Pro series does away with the old top row of functions keys on the key pad (who used them anyway?). It’s replaced them with a new interactive Touch Bar.
Updated guidelines for how much screen time children can have puts most of the onus on the parents to decide.
Could reservoir computing be a future alternative to silicon chips?
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.
Seymour Papert’s vision has helped computers become widespread in education today, and gave birth to the movement to teach children to program.
Australia is among the world’s top ten users of electronic and electrical products. But our systems for recycling the resulting ‘e-waste’ fall a long way short of other rich nations.
Developing new technologies requires time-consuming, expensive and even dangerous experiments. But now we can carry out many experiments entirely on computers using modelling.
New research shows how adding memory to bacterial circuits could help us harness their computing power.
A bronze artefact rescued from a Greek shipwreck could hold the secrets of the universe.
When we ditched high-school Latin we lost a great intellectual training. Here’s how to get it back without resorting to a dead language.
Too many girls are missing out on learning IT and computer programming skills that could serve them well in the future economy.
It might not sound like the best music in the world, but Australia was the first by a matter of months at playing a tune on a computer.
A clever proces similar to Google’s image search is helping to preserve some of the world’s 7,000 languages that are at risk of disappearing.