Category: Science & Technology

Hey Google … what movie should I watch today? How AI can affect our decisions

Social media algorithms, artificial intelligence and our own genetics are among the factors influencing us beyond our awareness. This raises an ancient question: do we have control over our own lives? This article is part of The Conversation’s series on…

Do criminals freely decide to commit offences? How the courts decide

Social media algorithms, artificial intelligence, and our own genetics are among the factors influencing us beyond our awareness. This raises an ancient question: do we have control over our own lives? This article is part of The Conversation’s series on…
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Why are you still using HTTP?

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A viral hit? The sequence of coronavirus makes surprisingly lovely music

All my life I’ve been involved in music and molecular biology. At the crossroads between science and art, I see great scope for insight. My latest research, published in the journal BMC Bioinformatics, reveals how music can be used to…
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Robot take the wheel: Waymo has launched a self-driving taxi service

The age of the driverless taxi has arrived – at least in parts of Phoenix, Arizona. Self-driving car company Waymo, owned by Google’s parent company Alphabet, announced its autonomous vehicles are now available to the general public (or at least…
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Could Schrödinger’s cat exist in real life? Our research may soon provide the answer

Have you ever been in more than one place at the same time? If you’re much bigger than an atom, the answer will be no. But atoms and particles are governed by the rules of quantum mechanics, in which several…
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Never use TFTP or FTP!

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How much do our genes restrict free will?

Social media algorithms, artificial intelligence, and our own genetics are among the factors influencing us beyond our awareness. This raises an ancient question: do we have control over our own lives? This article is part of The Conversation’s series on…
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From Essays to Coding, This New A.I. Can Write Anything

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Never use Telnet

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Tinder fails to protect women from abuse. But when we brush off ‘dick pics’ as a laugh, so do we

An ABC investigation has highlighted the shocking threats of sexual assault women in Australia face when “matching” with people on Tinder. A notable case is that of rapist Glenn Hartland. One victim who met him through the app, Paula, took…
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Why do some people struggle to make ‘healthy’ decisions, day after day?

To navigate our way through the world, we constantly make choices. While we’ve all made our fair share of regrettable ones, most of us eventually learn from these – and we generally take this ability for granted. For some people…
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Do social media algorithms erode our ability to make decisions freely? The jury is out

Social media algorithms, artificial intelligence, and our own genetics are among the factors influencing us beyond our awareness. This raises an ancient question: do we have control over our own lives? This article is part of The Conversation’s series on…
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Hexadecimal to Decimal made EASY! | Free CCNA 200-301 Course | Video #16

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Windows 10 for FREE on a MacBook?

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Kali Linux 2020.3 install Windows 10 (for free)

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What is CRISPR, the gene editing technology that won the Chemistry Nobel prize?

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences yesterday awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna for their work on CRISPR, a method of genome editing. A genome is the full set of genetic “instructions” that…
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Adobe Inc. – From Garage Startup to an Empire

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Nearly half a million poultry deaths: there are 3 avian influenza outbreaks in Victoria. Should we be worried?

As we navigate a global human pandemic, avian influenza (or “bird flu”) has been detected in domestic poultry across Victoria. When scientists discuss avian influenza, we’re usually referring to the diverse subtypes of influenza that primarily infect birds. Avian influenza…
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