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Computers with very sophisticated software 'would be no more capable of being harmed, as distinguished from damaged­ – than the toaster'.
Richard Horton, the current editor of the medical journal, The Lancet, recently stated that, 'The case against science is straightforward: much of the scientific literature, perhaps half, may simply be untrue.'
Not too long ago, 20 percent of British divorce cases were citing Facebook as a contributing factor in marriage breakdown.
by Mal Fletcher - 5/08/2016 - 9 comments
The change is evidenced by growing dissatisfaction with politics as usual, with the rise of political parties on what were the margins, and with the return of the young to party politics.
by Peter McMahon - 26/07/2016 - 3 comments
When the asteroid hit the vast oil deposits of Mexico, it sent thick black smoke into the atmosphere, changing the climate around the world.
by Michael McDonald - 22/07/2016 - 9 comments
Having brought mankind so far, has traditional science finally outlived its usefulness? Many seem to think so.
by Doug Hoffman - 27/05/2016 - 12 comments
The use of the Internet as a communications tool has been fuelled by the anonymity afforded to those who use it – enabling all kinds of hate and incitement to be spewed out daily.
by David Singer - 19/05/2016 - 92 comments
The continuing defunding exercise will cause not only significant job losses, but also an exodus of the bright and talented science and technology expertise away from Australia.
by Lionel Bopage - 17/05/2016 - 4 comments
'Why one hundred? If I were wrong, then one would be enough!’
by Don Aitkin - 22/04/2016 - 58 comments
Abandoned by law enforcement and security experts, the ransomware business is becoming a serious threat. A single virus called Cryptowall reportedly earned its operators more than 325 million dollars.
by David Balaban - 16/03/2016 - 9 comments
After reading the transcripts of Pell’s 19 ˝ hours in the witness box, it strikes me there are several key issues that have not received sufficient attention.
by Xavier Symons - 7/03/2016 - 20 comments
Online extortion is on the rise. In pursuit of new victims and markets, it is mutating in terms of characteristics and attack vectors.
by David Balaban - 4/03/2016 - 4 comments

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