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What we learned from listening to 1.5 million robocalls on 66,000 phone lines

More than 80% of robocalls come from fake numbers – and answering these calls or not has no effect on how many more you’ll...

Spooky quantum breakthrough could change physics forever

MIP* = RE is not a typo. It is a groundbreaking discovery and the catchy title of a recent paper in the field of...

Digging your own digital grave: how to manage the data you leave behind

Throughout our lifetimes we consume, collate, curate, host and produce a staggering quantity of data – some by our own hand, some by others on our behalf, and some without our knowledge or consent

“Hello! Please don’t hang up!” Time to cut the line on robocallers

the US was hit with 58.5 billion robocalls in  2019, an increase of 22% from the 47.8 billion received in 2018

A new data infrastructure could manage pandemics and save lives

Instead of using the blunt instrument approach of designing public health policy for an entire population, would it make more sense to predict who would fall into that highly vulnerable one per cent group and then devote the state’s resources to protecting them?
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What we learned from listening to 1.5 million robocalls on 66,000 phone lines

More than 80% of robocalls come from fake numbers – and answering these calls or not has no effect on how many more you’ll...

Spooky quantum breakthrough could change physics forever

MIP* = RE is not a typo. It is a groundbreaking discovery and the catchy title of a recent paper in the field of...

Digging your own digital grave: how to manage the data you leave behind

Throughout our lifetimes we consume, collate, curate, host and produce a staggering quantity of data – some by our own hand, some by others on our behalf, and some without our knowledge or consent

“Hello! Please don’t hang up!” Time to cut the line on robocallers

the US was hit with 58.5 billion robocalls in  2019, an increase of 22% from the 47.8 billion received in 2018

Competition for medical supplies is no game, but game theory can help

The world continues to reel from the pandemic and, among many other things, the shortage of medical supplies that has resulted. Yes, the world...

How NASA scientists would engineer a back-to-school solution

Dealing with the social and economic upheaval from the coronavirus pandemic will require the skills and talents of many types of professions – medical...

Firms embracing open source software are not securing it

The good news: open source software is nearly universal. The bad news: half of source code repositories contain high-risk vulnerabilities, according to a new report released by Synopsys.

Massive online open courses see exponential growth during COVID-19 pandemic

Massive open online classes, or MOOCs, have seen a surge in enrollments since March. Enrollment at Coursera – an online platform that offers MOOCs, has...

Drones and aerial vehicles could change how we think of cities

Drones, personal flying vehicles and air taxis may be part of our everyday life in the very near future. Drones and air taxis will...

CIOs are essential for IT strategies in the new normal

If anyone still doubted the strategic importance of today’s CIO, the COVID-19 pandemic has put those questions to rest. This was clear in a CIO...

How supercomputers crunched the numbers for pandemic response

As 2020 began, Australia was stunned by the worst bushfires on record. Six months later we are weathering the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe. This...

Apple strives to reclaim innovation status (now wash your hands)

Market commentators view Apple’s announcements at last week’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2020 (WWDC) as one of the company’s most important strategic moves of the...

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What we learned from listening to 1.5 million robocalls on 66,000 phone lines

More than 80% of robocalls come from fake numbers – and answering these calls or not has no effect on how many more you’ll...

Spooky quantum breakthrough could change physics forever

MIP* = RE is not a typo. It is a groundbreaking discovery and the catchy title of a recent paper in the field of...

Digging your own digital grave: how to manage the data you leave behind

Throughout our lifetimes we consume, collate, curate, host and produce a staggering quantity of data – some by our own hand, some by others on our behalf, and some without our knowledge or consent