Once the difficult transition period when human controlled vehicles are still common is over, a world of fully driverless vehicles should be a lot different from today.
The acrimonious battle over Australia's largest motorway may be a case study in how class conflict plays out across the 'post-industrial' metropolis.
The NBN seems to have been a Kevin Rudd idea, and he used it effectively in his 2007 election campaign. It sounded good, too.
At this stage, if we don't know what the precise objectives are, 'No Energy Guarantee' is the best elaboration of the NE'G' acronym.
Oh well, it all has to be approved by COAG, which meets in November, and the whole exercise so far smacks of the back-of-envelope calculations that people make excitedly in hotel bars.
What's the 'official family' feeding the punter about cost increases within the National Electricity Market (the NEM)?
But Florida has since re-canted, admitting that the focus on inner urban 'cool' may have worked for the wealthy and privileged but at the same time created city wide disadvantage.
Prominent businessman and philanthropist Dick Smith recently released a booklet designed to tell the full story on housing.
There are clear signs of a nuclear slow-down in China, the only country with a large nuclear new-build program.
There is the very real possibility that privately owned open space created from recent development may be more beneficial to the community than publicly owned space.
No, architects and designers do not need to counteract terrorism.
One of the most important policy issues confronting Australia, and one which has highlighted the failure of Australian governments to deliver, concerns Australia's energy needs.