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Will you be trick or treating this year?

Friday, 16 October 2015 16:07

Australian’s traditionally have not been huge fans of Halloween but with Gen Y now with young kids of their own and inspired by American Pop culture are more closely embracing some classic neighbourhood Trick or Treating.

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The professor daring to dream

Thursday, 17 September 2015 11:28

With technology shrinking at such a rapid rate, scientists are engineering devices that are so small they can be inserted into the body and perform functions at a cellular, molecular and atomic level.

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Fusing fashion and function

Thursday, 17 September 2015 10:57

 

Ben Moir’s philosophy is simple. Technology takes up an enormous part of our lives however it is distracting us from actually living our real lives and taking away our eyes and our ears. Faced with a world where technology is moving too fast to document, he believes we can only break new ground in innovation if we get back and experience the real world, and not through the lens of a computer.

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Circular Economy founder to speak in Wollongong

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 15:03

 

The world is waking up to the fact that we cannot endlessly dig up resources, use them, and discard them as waste. But now imagine a system where all our resources are endlessly reused or harmlessly returned to the biosphere – waste could get consigned to the history books.

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I’ve got you under my skin

Tuesday, 15 September 2015 10:16

uberveillance (say “oohbuhvayluhns”) noun. an omnipresent electronic surveillance facilitated by technology that makes it possible to embed surveillance devices in the human body. (Term conceived by Dr. MG Michael)

Dr Katina Michael, an associate professor at the University of Wollongong, specialises in the socio-ethical implications of emerging technologies or ‘uberveillence’.

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