Sunday, May 26, 2019

Get job-ready with the new Macquarie University Engineering courses

Get job-ready with the new Macquarie University Engineering courses and revamped facilities - it’s all about making engineering not just more fun, but more focussed on getting students career-ready at the end of their degree.

5 ways to make friends with artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is coming along leaps and bounds from the boring chatbots of yesteryear. Now, AI can face off in a rap battle, challenge you to a dance-off or jam along with you as you play piano!

From computer to coworker: AI and robots in the workplace

Instead of worrying about robots in the workplace snatching your dream job, it’s time to get digitally literate and join them.

The pricey problem with assistive technology

18% of Australians with a disability live in poverty... but assistive technology clocks in at thousands of dollars per device. UNSW Bragg Writing Prize winner Preethika Mathan diagnoses the problem with disability tech in her investigative essay.

What is an MRI? This powerful technology turns 40 years old

UNSW Bragg Writing Prize runner up, Sienna Ters answers the question 'What is an MRI?' in her informative essay. The MRI was discovered 40 years ago, but it's far from outdated. Sienna investigates just how essential this tech is to medicine today.

Biohacking the future

As biohacking technology embeds itself into our everyday lives, we may be prompted to ask: how long until we are more computer than human? UNSW Bragg Writing Prize runners up, Coco Dwyer and Ruby Mumford investigate the seemingly inevitable future of biohacking and transhumanism.

What Google careers are really like

Whether you're after an internship, or are ready to launch straight in, Google careers offer some of the coolest jobs in tech! Meet 8 Googlers with equally awesome careers across iconic products like Maps and Photos.

Study at New Zealand’s #1 uni for computer science

Studying at the University of Auckland can prep you for an amazing career. Meet three thriving computer science professionals that got their start at Auckland University.

Considering a career in machine learning?

Machine learning has some awesome capabilities; making tech more accessible for people with disability, identifying space debris in orbit or even composing music! Try these machine learning games and activities for a glimpse into a machine learning career.
Universal design; young man with limited mobility in wheelchair uses Xbox's new accessible controller

Understanding universal design, and why it matters

Universal design has the power to transform our tech for the better. It's ensuring tech products are designed with the accessibility of all users and all abilities in mind.
F1 in schools 2018 winners

Australians take gold at the F1 in Schools 2018 World Finals

F1 in Schools 2018 saw students using STEM skills to design, build and race cars just like the real deal in Formula One racing. Here's all the winners and grinners from this year's competition, and info on how you can get involved.

The University of Sydney Engineering and IT redefines what’s possible

Redefine what's possible in your career with the University of Sydney Engineering and IT degrees. You could break new ground in cancer research, like PhD student Bala Shammugasamy who is engineering orange peel supplements for cancer patients in remission!

Top 10 Google Doodles celebrating STEM

Our pick of the best Google Doodles celebrating the achievements of science, maths and tech!

Climate and moon landing conspiracy theories debunked

moon landing conspiracy
We're revisiting popular science and moon landing conspiracy theories to find out what they can tell us about scientific evidence and critical thinking.

Taronga to focus on conservation and science at this year’s Vivid Sydney festival

Vivid Sydney
Vivid Sydney and Taronga Zoo will be shining a light on the wonders of wildlife and endangered animals with Lights for the Wild.