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In its attack on the very foundations of science, Trumpism constitutes an epistemic disaster: we are facing a crisis in terms of knowledge and objective inquiry.
by Sam Ben-Meir - 25/07/2017 - 20 comments
We don’t seem to have noticed that when it comes to the state of the nation, the Blues (and Victoria) are all over us.
by Graham Young - 21/07/2017 - 7 comments
And as a final thought, peace and prosperity (economic growth) seem a basic assumption in the whole set.
by Don Aitkin - 12/07/2017 - 3 comments
Tragically a momentum builds up and people feel that they cannot swim against the tide, for example, people are being forced into online banking.
by Keith Suter - 17/05/2017 - 19 comments
An investigative piece reports that Elon Musk’s various enterprises have tapped into USD$4.9 billion in government grants and incentives.
by Ross Elliott - 5/04/2017 - 4 comments
'The only inconvenience is, that none of these projects are yet brought to perfection...'
by William York - 21/03/2017 - 9 comments
How fact checking in a post truth age gets undone by An Inconvenient Truth
by Geoff Ellis - 13/03/2017 - 9 comments
So much of our media news is dire that I thought it would be good to start the year with a story of virtue and prosperity.
by Don Aitkin - 19/01/2017 - 11 comments
What the Copenhagen study doesn’t appear to mention is the disturbing fact that prolonged use of social media cuts down on our 'eyeball time'.
by Mal Fletcher - 23/12/2016 - 12 comments
Given the opposing views of this muddled debate, is there indeed a STEM skills shortage or surplus in the workforce? I would argue that the answer is 'yes' for both.
by Alan Yap - 8/12/2016 - 9 comments
Of course, technology is less to blame for the world's ills than human choices as to how we use technology.
by Mal Fletcher - 4/11/2016 - 3 comments
Bitcoin can't continue to be the criminal currency, particularly for monetizing ransomware viruses. It's crucial that the Blockchain becomes a place criminals don't feel secure.
by David Balaban - 21/10/2016 - 1 comment


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