Saturday, February 23, 2019
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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3 tech inventions that wouldn’t exist without the periodic table

If you use a smart phone, watch TV or even just live in the modern world, you can thank the periodic table for helping to invent heaps of the technology we use on the daily. This year is the table's 150th birthday, so we're taking a look at 3 tech inventions that wouldn't exist without it.
National security intelligence jobs like ASIO want science graduates - young man shown here working in national security and intelligence, using a touch screen in a dark room

Study science and you could work in national security

It's hard to imagine ASIO, our national security intelligence organisation, hiring graduates with degrees in physics or science. Turns out, it's an unlikely match that makes a perfect fit. Here's why.
Colourful apps jumping out from phone screen. Which app are you app quiz

QUIZ: Which app are you?

Have you ever wondered which popular smart phone app is most like you? Okay... maybe you've never even thought about it until now! This app quiz will answer the age old question, which app are you?
The STEM careers list starter pack - Students against a white brick wall smiling and chatting

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.
These were the highest paying jobs in STEM 2018video

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These STEM career stereotypes are dumb and outdated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 We've broken down the dumb and outdated stereotypes to set them straight!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.
University of Sydney Bachelor of Advanced Computing; boy sitting at desk with VR headset and computer

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.

Embracing Maori culture in computer science

Computer science and Māori culture? You can have both when you study in New Zealand at the University of Waikato!
Cyber crime fighter walks down a matrix-like green hallway

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.

Design and build your own 50 kilogram robot

Imagine getting to design and drive your own two-metre-tall, 50kg robot. For the high school students taking part in the FIRST® Australia robotics comp, the sky’s the limit!

QUIZ: Can you spot a deep fake from a real face?

Can you spot a deep fake created by Thispersondoesnotexist.com from real images of people? Take our quiz to see how your cyber security skills fare!

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?

Technology and learning in the classroom: 6 tips to get the balance right

Technology has good potential to help students learn, but it must be used appropriately to keep students moving, learning and working together.