Having brought mankind so far, has traditional science finally outlived its usefulness? Many seem to think so.
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.
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.
'Why one hundred? If I were wrong, then one would be enough!’
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.
After reading the transcripts of Pell’s 19 ½ hours in the witness box, it strikes me there are several key issues that have not received sufficient attention.
Online extortion is on the rise. In pursuit of new victims and markets, it is mutating in terms of characteristics and attack vectors.
What if we made a programmable organism, maybe a bacteria, and 'programmed' it to capture carbon out of the atmosphere and convert it into long-chain hydrocarbons; essentially petrol?
Are mobile phones the new cigarettes? Will we discover that the telecommunication industry, like the tobacco industry, dismissed evidence that their product can kill us?
While neighbours had candles in their windows at night because of a blackout, we had a fully functioning electricity system.
It is very hard for tyrants and dictators to control a populace that has access to global telecommunications.
Sun Microsystems cofounder Vinod Khosla predicts that diagnostic machines driven by algorithms will replace 80 per cent of doctors within a generation.