The NBN seems to have been a Kevin Rudd idea, and he used it effectively in his 2007 election campaign. It sounded good, too.
Religion is a man-made construct, and its flawed origins are rooted in the primitive recesses of our limbic brain - and distorted by our innate survival mechanisms.
The very nature of Machine Learning is suited to big data: with high volumes and complexity readily available, the algorithms can improve themselves quickly and efficiently.
French opinion polls were so badly wrong that the leading newspaper La Parisienne took a break from writing stories based on polling results.
But then it dawned on me that Popper had failed to solve his fundamental problem - the problem of understanding how science makes progress.
OK, let's continue dreaming. Assume the ACT's 100% renewables target applies nationally.
Sun Microsystems co-founder Bill Joy and the company he currently backs, Ionic Materials, unveiled a solid-state alkaline battery design.
Will we become, as some noted scientists and technologists have suggested, a species surpassed and then subjugated by its own machinery?
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.
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.
And as a final thought, peace and prosperity (economic growth) seem a basic assumption in the whole set.
Tragically a momentum builds up and people feel that they cannot swim against the tide, for example, people are being forced into online banking.