Interronauts | Episode 14: Robolibrarians, medical marijuana for pets, dwindling Antarctica, and +200 new species
Jesse and Ketan talk about robo-cars and thankless waves, medical marijuana for pets, a dwindling Antarctica, and our discovery of over 200 new species.
We need a simple system for categorising data privacy settings, similar to the way Creative Commons specifies how work can be legally shared.
Supercharging science with the Pawsey Centre
New funding for the Pawsey Centre supercomputers will help to solve some of our biggest challenges as well as create new opportunities for our science.
Farmers grab technology by the horns
We have a long history of farming in Australia but we’re looking at how the digital revolution is starting to change farming for the future.
Who’s to blame when driverless cars have an accident?
Sensors that monitor everything a self-driving vehicle does can help determine who is responsible in the case of an accident – the manufacturer, the service centre or the vehicle owner.
Digital agriculture: what’s all the fuss about?
Predictive analytics, remote sensing, knowledge management and blockchain: buzzwords or the ultimate disruptors? We take a look at upcoming digital technologies and discuss how they can reduce costs and boost farm productivity.
An irrational celebration of Pi Day
Because what would we do without Pi? Probably spend most of our time going in circles, because we wouldn’t know when they finish.
Australia takes up space in 2018
Australia will be establishing its own space agency so what’s next for this new frontier? Here are the top five trends we see for the space industry in 2018.
Four factors driving the price of Bitcoin
The price of Bitcoin has declined significantly in the past couple of days, after rising 1,850% in the past two years. Here are four reasons why.
Ten questions you should ask before sharing data about your customers
Every government, business or organisation releasing data needs to think about the risk of re-identifying or revealing personal information.
Rise of the intelligent machines
From emergency detection to better management of a city’s infrastructure – we’re using AI and machine learning to solve today’s problems.
Interronauts | Episode 11: Eggs to live birth — how pregnancy evolved, Alzheimer’s link with iron deposits, bonobos don’t overimitate, and Cassini’s grand finale
This fortnight Jesse and Sophie chat about breaking news from Yale on the evolution of pregnancy in marsupials and eutherians (ourselves), childhood learning in apes (bonobos' inability to copy silly stuff), a chat with Dr Olivier Salvado about iron deposits' relationship with Alzheimer's, and finally the living funeral of NASA's Cassini.