Thursday, January 21, 2021
Tech innovations COVID-19

6 tech innovations in response to COVID-19

With social distancing the temporary new norm, we’re relying on digital technology more than ever. Here are 6 ways tech is helping us through the pandemic.
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Young scientist describes 7 new species of dancing peacock spiders

Meet an arachnologist who is obsessed with colourful new species of dancing peacock spiders - here's how you can do some citizen science and help too.
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5 STEM activities you can do at home now

Suddenly home schooling? Why not use this weird time to teach yourself some awesome new skills, kick some study or career goals… and maybe even win prizes?

Uni not for you? How to kickstart a STEM career without a degree

There are heaps of opportunities to study STEM that don’t involve a degree.
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I walked 1200km in the outback to track huge lizards. Here’s why

There are 60,000 abandoned mines in Australia. How do we restore them so that animals return? A researcher's epic fieldwork project could help us find out
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Fresh skills people: tech jobs at WooliesX

Meet three women working in cool tech roles at WooliesX – the young, digital-savvy face of one of Australia's oldest retail businesses
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12 words that didn’t exist when your parents were at school

Here are 12 commonly used terms in today’s tech-verse that would have sounded seriously sci-fi in your mum and dad’s day.
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15 of Australia’s fastest-growing careers and their salaries

LinkedIn’s list of 2020’s top emerging jobs is dominated by future-focused tech positions.
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CV-pedia: the A-Z of getting a job

Here, we hash out some of the key things to think about when applying for your first part-time or graduate gig.
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5 life-saving medical science careers you should consider

Health scientists work behind-the-scenes in the medical world, on everything from making sure equipment is working safely to carrying out in-lab testing and medical exams.
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Work is a fundamental part of being human, and robots won’t stop us doing...

Recent studies have raised alarms that advances in automation and artificial intelligence (AI) will leave all sectors open to the threat of machines replacing human workers.
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Want to try creative coding? Start here

New art forms are being developed through the medium of code daily, and the creative coding world is moving so rapidly that tech writers are struggling to document it all.

Quiz: What future job should I have?

What future job should I have?
Gazing into the future and wondering what STEM study and career pathway to take? Looking for a job...

5 STEM social media careers you’ll want to share

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Companies like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are reliant on a relatively new breed of STEM professional, whose specialised tech brains mine statistics to offer up marketing insights, solve functionality issues and develop new platforms. Social media careers are in demand right now.

Aboriginal astronomy about the seven sisters: world’s oldest story?

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Astronomers say global myths about 'seven sisters' stars may reach back 100,000 years.