What are the megatrends that shape our future?
What does Facebook need to do to strengthen enforcement of their community standards to protect persecuted minorities?
Facial recognition for gamers, app store bans for Didi: what’s behind China’s recent crackdown on big tech?
With the recent travails of Didi, and the emergence of Tencent’s facial recognition feature, China’s tech sector is undergoing major upheaval.
As remote work continues for many people, what is Zoom fatigue and what to do about it, and how are videoconferencing platforms adapting their services to the hybrid future?
Every mainland Australian state now allows genetically modified crops. Here’s why that’s nothing to fear
GM proponents say the technology leads to better crop yields and may solve food shortages and reduce pests. Opponents say GM is a threat to the environment and humans. So…
Cramming cities full of electric vehicles means we’re still depending on cars — and that’s a huge problem
Electric vehicles deserve government subsidies, but there are even better ways to build greener, less car-dependent cities.
We look at lessons learned from the use of digital contact tracing apps, launched with great promise early in the pandemic, but now largely regarded as ineffective by many countries.
The latest from the COVID-19 business impact dashboard
Our series produced in collaboration with the Sydney Policy Lab.
The Future of Power is a new podcast series of discussions and interviews with thought leaders and acclaimed academics on how the nature of power is changing in the 21st century.
Internationally acclaimed US academic and author Jonathan Haidt is warning of a rising generation of social-media addicted, pathologically anxious ‘Gen Z’ youths.
Joseph Stiglitz says our rising level of inequality is not the unfortunate by-product of economic development but is the result of deliberate policy choices. Who is making those choices?
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Contact tracing tech
Discover our new resource on contact tracing and how is technology being used to improve it
China is moving on
In this special report, China’s path through COVID-19 and beyond into economic growth.