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Five Things You Need to Know About Artificial Intelligence

There is Little Oversight If you’re a fan of using electronic devices, you’re probably familiar with the ubiquitous blocks of text printed on their various parts. That text will usual...

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Domestic abuse or genuine relationship? Our welfare system can't tell

Financial abuse can be misinterpreted as 'sharing finances', which can indicate a relationship in the criteria of the couple rule. ShutterstockIn Australia’s social security laws, the “co...

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Friday essay: why old is new again - the mid-century homes made famous by Don's Party and Dame Edna

A Royal Victorian Small Homes House, designed in conjuction with The Age newspaper, 1955. Photo: Wolfgang Sievers. Pictures Collection, State Library VictoriaOf all the mantras for modernism, the one...

Kirsty Volz, PhD Candidate, The University of Queensland - avatar Kirsty Volz, PhD Candidate, The University of Queensland

How public libraries can help prepare us for the future

Public libraries can use their status as community hubs to engage the public in scenario planning for the future. Mosman Library/Flickr, CC BYFor generations, libraries have helped people explore know...

Matthew Finch, Adjunct Research Fellow, University of Southern Queensland - avatar Matthew Finch, Adjunct Research Fellow, University of Southern Queensland

One-third of all preschool centres could be without a trained teacher in four years, if we do nothing

Currently, half of all early childhood teachers have a bachelor degree, with a further one-third still working towards one. from shutterstock.comOne-third of all preschools may lack a qualified teach...

Megan O'Connell, Honorary Senior Fellow, University of Melbourne - avatar Megan O'Connell, Honorary Senior Fellow, University of Melbourne

Not one but two Aussie dishes were used to get the TV signals back from the Apollo 11 moonwalk

US astronaut Neil Armstrong on the Moon during the Apollo 11 mission. NASAThe role Australia played in relaying the first television images of astronaut Neil Armstrong’s historic walk on the Moo...

John Sarkissian, Operations Scientist, CSIRO - avatar John Sarkissian, Operations Scientist, CSIRO

How our obsession with performance is changing our sense of self

How well we do – at work or on the sports field – influences how we see ourselves. from www.shutterstock.com, CC BY-NDWe live in a society obsessed with performance. For both young and old...

Ben Walker, Lecturer (Management), Victoria University of Wellington - avatar Ben Walker, Lecturer (Management), Victoria University of Wellington

Australian writer Yang Hengjun is set to be charged in China at an awkward time for Australia-China relations

Charges against Yang appear to relate to his work as a writer and blogger in which he has been sharply critical of the Chinese regime. Facebook Australia’s relations with China will be further ...

Tony Walker, Adjunct Professor, School of Communications, La Trobe University - avatar Tony Walker, Adjunct Professor, School of Communications, La Trobe University

More than 28,000 species are officially threatened, with more likely to come

A giant guitarfish caught in West Papua is hung from a fishing boat. Guitarfish are in trouble, according to the IUCN Red List. Conservation International/Abdy Hasan, Author providedMore than 28,000 ...

Peter Kyne, Senior Research Fellow in conservation biology, Charles Darwin University - avatar Peter Kyne, Senior Research Fellow in conservation biology, Charles Darwin University

Grattan on Friday: Being a Trump 'bestie' comes with its own challenges for Scott Morrison

It's now widely observed that Morrison and President Donald Trump have struck an early bromance. AAP/Lukas Coch“How good is this?” Scott might have said to Jenny, when word came that he&rs...

Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra - avatar Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra

Australian universities must wake up to the risks of researchers linked to China's military

Two universities are conducting internal reviews of research collaborations linked to the suppression and surveillance of the Uyghur minority in western China. Tracey Nearmy/AAPTwo Australian universi...

Clive Hamilton, Professor of Public Ethics, Centre For Applied Philosophy & Public Ethics (CAPPE), Charles Sturt University - avatar Clive Hamilton, Professor of Public Ethics, Centre For Applied Philosophy & Public Ethics (CAPPE), Charles Sturt University

US Democratic presidential primaries: Biden leading, followed by Sanders, Warren, Harris; and will Trump be beaten?

Joe Biden is the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination. AAP/EPA/Justin LaneThe next US presidential election will be held on November 3, 2020. Incumbent president Donald Trump will almost certain...

Adrian Beaumont, Honorary Associate, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne - avatar Adrian Beaumont, Honorary Associate, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne

Opera Australia's Whiteley brings together 3 icons to tell the artist's complicated story

Leigh Melrose as Brett Whiteley in Opera Australia's 2019 production of Whiteley at the Sydney Opera House. The opera focuses on the artist's addictions and his relationship with his wife. Prudence ...

David Larkin, Senior Lecturer in Musicology, University of Sydney - avatar David Larkin, Senior Lecturer in Musicology, University of Sydney

Are sports programs closing the gap in Indigenous communities? The evidence is limited

Sports have long been seen as a way to improve outcomes in Indigenous communities, but more research is needed to structure better programs. Paul Miller/AAPIndigenous Australians have a long and proud...

Rona Macniven, Research Fellow, University of Sydney - avatar Rona Macniven, Research Fellow, University of Sydney

We need to protect the heritage of the Apollo missions

Parts of the Apollo missions remain on the Moon, here you can see one of the legs of the base of the lunar landing module. NASAIt’s 50 years since the two Apollo 11 astronauts – Neil Armst...

Alice Gorman, Senior Lecturer in Archaeology and Space Studies, Flinders University - avatar Alice Gorman, Senior Lecturer in Archaeology and Space Studies, Flinders University

Drought and climate change are driving high water prices in the Murray-Darling Basin

Water prices in the southern Murray-Darling Basin have reached their highest levels since the worst of the Millennium drought more than a decade ago. These high water prices are causing much anxiety i...

Neal Hughes, Senior Economist, Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) - avatar Neal Hughes, Senior Economist, Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES)

How big is the Moon? Let me compare ...

The size of the Moon can be deceptive when viewed from Earth. Flickr/Ovi Gherman, CC BY-NC-NDEven though we can see the Moon shining brightly in the night sky – and sometimes in daylight –...

Jonti Horner, Professor (Astrophysics), University of Southern Queensland - avatar Jonti Horner, Professor (Astrophysics), University of Southern Queensland

The profile of festival drug takers might be different to what you expect

The average festival goer is young, white, well educated and employed. GbarkzA NSW Coronial Inquest investigating a series of drug-related deaths at Australian music festivals has heard evidence of fe...

Monica Barratt, Vice Chancellor’s Senior Research Fellow, Social and Global Studies Centre, RMIT University - avatar Monica Barratt, Vice Chancellor’s Senior Research Fellow, Social and Global Studies Centre, RMIT University

Dog owners could take the lead on dingo conservation with a 'Fido fund'

Dingo puppers. A small levy on dog costs could help create more ethical management of dingoes. ShutterstockHumans and dogs go way back. From wolf totems to the big bad wolf of fact and fairy tale, th...

Neil R Jordan, Lecturer, UNSW - avatar Neil R Jordan, Lecturer, UNSW

How to choose a Weber Q Barbeque

There are several barbeque brands in the Aussie market today, and it can be quite challenging to find the right one for you. Weber Q is a reliable, barbeque brand that comes in a wide variety of products to choose from. This article investigates th...

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6 Reasons Why Fresh Content Benefits Your Brand and SEO

When it comes to content marketing, most guides focus on the part where your content needs to be relevant, well-written and well-formatted, all of which are true. However, while all of them speak about quality, most of them forget to mention just...

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