Sunday, August 25, 2019

These people do not exist. They’re deep fakes

New neural networks created by Nvidia can produce eerily accurate portraits of people that don't actually exist. So, what kind of devious applications could these deep fakes have in future?
ACA Schools Cyber Security Challenge

The cyber security challenge coming to a high school near you

The Australian Computing Academy is launching their "Schools Cyber Security Challenges" to promote online literacy in the digital security space.
Man with magnifying glass honing in on single figurine represents hiring staff looking to fill Atlassian jobs

5 things tech-giant Atlassian looks for in new recruits

The big guns in charge of hiring new talent for Atlassian jobs take us through the 5 most desirable skills they could ask for in a new recruit. They're not what you'd expect!
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Never heard of STEM? Here’s your STEM career starter pack

So, you're thinking of jumping on the STEM careers bandwagon? You've come to the right place. Get ideas on what to study and possible future careers with our STEM careers list.
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VIDEO: The 7 highest paying jobs in STEM

Choosing a career isn't all about the money, but it doesn't hurt to know which careers are amongst the highest paying jobs in STEM. Can you guess #1?

These STEM career stereotypes are dumb and outdated

Mathematicians, coders, scientists and engineers definitely don't look like this. We've broken down the dumb and outdated stereotypes to set them straight!
accessibility tech researcher Dr Jordan Nguyen smiles at Riley who is sitting in his wheelchair

The (computer) science of feeling good

Have you ever considered using your computer science skills to create tech that really changes lives? This isn't your average medtech career, computer science + wellness is all about creating accessible tech that responds to eye movements, or tracking health trends through big data.
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How to stand out from the IT crowd

Discover the Advanced Computing degree with over 100 cross-disciplinary majors that’ll equip you for your dream IT career, now and in the future.
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What’s it really like to work in cyber crime?

A career in cybersecurity and cyber crime involves a determined and persistent approach to problem solving, says CBA cybersecurity analyst Daniel Sherratt.

Cybersecurity careers need you!

By 2021, it’s estimated there will be 3.5 million roles to be filled in cybersecurity careers. Here's why you should join the fight against cyber crime.

Become a tech champion with robot soccer!

Did you know you can combine the Robocup with your study to count towards a degree from UNSW? These students are making the most of their robotics tournaments, and increasing their employability while they do it!

Code careers you never expected…

Code careers aren't just about tech anymore. You can create apps for animal conservation, or track sporting goals to improve the team. Discover all the unexpected code careers that bridge tech and your passion.

We’ve got your uni open day game plan sorted

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Uni open day is your chance to find out if a university is right for you. Check out our guide to make sure you get the info you need on the day!

Last week to enter the UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing!

Calling all aspiring science writers in years 7-10! The UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing 2019 is now open for entries.

Street smarts: The future of smart cities

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Digitisation, automation, a growing population and climate change adaptation all require innovative approaches to the way we design and construct smart cities.