• The future of work

    Open Forum     |      December 16, 2023

    The future of work in Australia is placed under the microscope by leading Australian academics in a new book that paints a realistic picture about the challenges and opportunities presented by new technologies.

  • The internet of vehicle theft

    Rachael Medhurst     |      August 13, 2023

    Technology that exchanges data over the internet to make transportation more autonomous, safe and efficient also makes it easier for criminals to steal your car.

  • Confronting China’s tech challenge

    Andrew Kennedy     |      August 13, 2023

    As China makes ever greater efforts to acquire advanced technology and other kinds of sensitive information through illicit means, other countries must become more capable of repelling them.

  • Here be monsters

    Charles Barbour     |      May 24, 2023

    Technology is developing fast – so fast that it threatens to overwhelm the very species whose genius lies in its technological cunning – Homo Sapiens.

  • Hey Google, tell me about Cleopatra

    Taha Yasseri     |      January 15, 2023

    Why was the article on Cleopatra the most viewed page on Wikipedia last year?

  • How business tech helps corporations and harms employees

    Charlie Fletcher     |      November 3, 2022

    While the importance of business tech in the modern world can’t be denied, it’s just as important to recognize the effects of technology on employees.

  • Falling into China’s technology trap

    Kai von Carnap     |      February 7, 2022

    China’s communist party sees technology as a tool to tighten its grip on internal dissent and extend its power overseas, and so Chinese attempts to standardise technology around the world should be viewed with caution.

  • Benchmarking critical technologies

    Samantha Hoffman     |      December 7, 2021

    Technology policy formulation has gained a renewed importance for governments in the era of strategic competition, but contextual understanding and expertise in deciding where to focus efforts are lacking.

  • A strategic investment fund for advanced technology

    Craig Mudge     |      December 4, 2021

    Australia is up with the best in the science of quantum computing, but new approaches are needed to address deficiencies in our defence and intelligence technology.

  • Australia needs ‘deep technology’ companies

    Julian Waters-Lynch     |      September 13, 2021

    Tomorrow’s economy and society will be built with today’s scientific breakthroughs in deep technology ventures.

  • The cutting edge

    Michael Shoebridge     |      July 26, 2021

    To face the threat posed by China, Australia must fast-track new technology into the hands of our sailors, soldiers and aviators.

  • Australia can learn from South Korea’s tech success

    Alice Dawkins     |      July 7, 2021

    Australia’s recent attempts to regulate tech giants has done little for the long-term prospects of its national innovation ecosystem. As South Korea shows, there are other ways to achieve these goals.