Thursday, June 20, 2019

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.

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.

Tech support at the University of Canterbury

At the University of Canterbury, women from all areas of STEM get support, mentoring – and free coffee!

Spotlight on the strong women in tech at VUW

Want to make a difference to how we work and play? Join engineering and computer science at Victoria University of Wellington.
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 - Cessnock High

Cessnock High Indigenous girls’ team compete at F1 in Schools

All-girls Indigenous team 'MKBD Racing' have entered into the F1 in Schools competition, representing Cessnock High School.
Littlebits droid kit

Win big with littleBits and build your own droid!

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uni open day banner

We’ve got your uni open day game plan sorted

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!

Is this Australia’s new innovation hotspot?

Newcastle New South Wales
The Hunter region on the NSW mid-north coast is best known for its wineries and coal industry, but it's also shaping up to be a new hotspot for tech innovation.

5 STEM social media careers you’ll want to share

These jobs will actually pay you to be on social media all day!

Your job in 2050: how technology is changing the way we work

As convenient as new technology can be, when it comes to preparing to enter a workforce where computers are starting to perform the sort of tasks previously performed by highly skilled humans, some of these same changes can start to look a bit more intimidating.