This week: why the hard questions go unanswered, the road for self-driving cars seems rockier than we thought, and robolawyers.
The energy industry is a critical industry because it underpins Australia's economic success and quality of life. How can we move beyond economic and engineering perspectives we naturally tend to focus on and consider the human side of energy security? We talk to Associate Professor Jane Lê to find out.
This week: why electric cars are nothing like fax machines, Elon Musk offers to solve South Australia’s power problems in 100 days, and a strange experiment at the German space agency.
Today more than half the world’s population lives in cities, and this trend is expected to continue. So how do cities compete with each other? We talk to Professor Bo Nielsen to find out.
This week: is Silicon Valley sexism a feature or a bug, why your TV might be spying on you, and fake milk.
We talk to May Samali, Director at Tumml and University of Sydney Alumni, about how can we help entrepreneurs make our cities better.
This week: why the tax office is interested in social media, robots in education and why phones that are not so smart are suddenly appealing.
The time we spend trying to parse the data to make informed decisions, but also to try to identify new connections and trends is growing exponentially. We talk to Dan Buczaczer from Quid about how machine intelligence is helping us interrogate the world’s collective intelligence.