The data collection and surveillance capabilities of smart street furniture raise a number of concerns.
Fastly and Akamai are major internet companies most of us don’t need to know about, but what happens when they go down?
This week: what we saw when the internet went down and changing minds about the scientific paradox.
A global study of 117 cities finds Australian capitals have fairly poor access by car. Public transport, cycling and walking access isn't as good as in Europe and China.
Unlike a car, you can't just stick a battery-powered engine in a plane and expect it to fly. Despite that, small planes might be the future of electric flight.
This week: Flying cars, China pushes electric vehicles, and the future of the automobile.
Central City 2048 proposes one new rail line, three metro lines and almost 300,000 extra jobs for the new CBD, one of three proposed for metropolitan Sydney. Clearly, the investment needed is massive. Part two in this series by University of Sydney's Dr Tooran Alizadeh.
The Greater Sydney metropolis is envisaged as having three CBDs by mid-century, but an assessment of the proposed Central City around Parramatta shows how much work is needed to make that a reality.
Brazil has set itself a target of restoring almost 50,000 sq km of the Amazon rainforest by 2030. But it won't get there without changing its policies and how it engages with local people.
Turnbull’s government must accept responsibility for delivering an equitable NBN for all Australians
The NBN has to be equitable to be a truly nation-building platform. As long as it is failing some, it is failing us all in Australia.
The evidence suggests a small investment in cycling infrastructure, combined with less punitive policing, would enable more Australians to escape daily traffic congestion.
Financial benefits are behind the development industry’s push for a continuous rapid population growth. But our poorly planned cities are ill-prepared and already struggling.