BeefLedger and QUT work with Mount Gambier High School students on food provenance, IoT and data science.
A project to protect producers from food fraud by verifying and promoting the provenance of the region's beef exports to China turned out to be a source of creative work in the region as well.
The dominant reading of George Orwell’s dystopian novel, “1984” has been that it was a dire prediction of what could be.
Denis Hamel Côté
In the year 1984, there was self-congratulatory coverage that the dystopia of the novel had not been realized. However, an expert argues that the technologies described in the novel are here and watching us.
Season 5 of
Black Mirror begins on June 5, 2019.
If "Black Mirror" is one of the most fascinating and disturbing series of the last ten years, it is because of its main character: technology.
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Despite efforts to encourage a shift to sustainable transportation, traffic congestion is often the focus of debates over mobility. Motorists endlessly demand more roads, but is this really a solution?
Out for a stroll in Fallout 76.
Video games were once thought to offer an escape from everyday life – but they often hold a mirror to what we do in reality.
Nanoparticles occur naturally in some foods, and others have them added.
Nanoparticles are extremely tiny particles, with external dimensions smaller than 100 nanometres (0.0001 of a millimetre). Here's what we know about nanotechnology in food.
Biometrics like retinal scans is a new frontier in the privacy wars.
States like California have been at the forefront of privacy innovation in recent decades. A possible federal law could bring their experimentation to a halt, harming consumers.
To establish a solid cyber security system, the government should ensure that its digital infrastructure is secure.
Indonesia needs to arm itself with stronger laws and build up its digital security systems and industry.
Online activities enable Sudan’s women to work at home without jeopardising social expectations.
Women in Sudan have been resisting the controls placed on them for some time - by using their smart phones and social media to trade.
Cutting Huawei out of the picture would limit Western access to new, state-of-the art technology.
It’s almost impossible for users to detect which information is being collected, who’s collecting it and what they do with it.
How did we become so submissive to a condition of constant surveillance that – except in spy movies or paranoid delusions – would have been considered preposterous a few decades ago?
The solution to too much screen time may just be more apps.
Software makers including Apple have been creating apps aimed at limiting how much time we spend using our smartphones. A behavioral scientist explains how – and whether – they work.
Assistant professor of chemistry Sidney Wilkerson-Hill, left, in a chemistry lab at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with Bolatito Babatunde, a student in the Chancellor’s Science Scholars program at UNC.
Lars Sahl / UNC Chemistry
Researchers find promising results for two programs patterned after the Meyerhoff Scholars Program, a renowned initiative launched at UMBC in the 1980s and known to increase diversity in STEM.
Facebook allows advertisers to target low-income Americans.
(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez
The drumbeat of data breaches and the growing problem of identity theft disproportionately harm low-income Americans.
A man is trying glasses with hologram technology at a research centre called ARENA2036 in Stuttgart, Germany.
How Indonesia can improve its policy on the future on work
Scientists work with a nanosatellite at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.
South Africa's universities are doing well on technology transfer. But the rest of the continent is lagging behind.
Sometimes you want to take it slow.
Technology and data are being harnessed to increase productivity in cities, but there also need to be 'slow moments', when people can pause to enjoy their surroundings.
Notre-Dame de Paris in all its digital splendour – virtual reality and immersive mediation.
Art Graphique & Patrimoine
After the tragic fire at Notre-Dame de Paris, planning for an ambitious reconstruction is already underway – and the latest digital technologies will be at the forefront.
Young people view agriculture more positively than often assumed.
Agriculture is well placed to provide employment for millions across the African continent.
Society needs cybersecurity professionals who can protect systems and mitigate damage.