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Can robots create art?

Amy Gibbs 15 Aug 2017 11 minutes

From assisting creative professionals with daily tasks to helping make aesthetic decisions, artificial intelligence has its electronic sights set on the design world.

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Give like a girl: How crowdfunding is empowering female entrepreneurs

Kate Bennett Eriksson 08 Aug 2017 5 minutes

A new study has shown that women are more successful at seed crowdfunding than men. Kate Eriksson examines what that says about traditional funding models.

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What do students today need for the jobs of tomorrow?

Berry Driessen 07 Aug 2017 11 minutes

Professional job prospects for university students are declining. Why are graduates struggling to find work, and what can be done about it? Berry Driessen examines the shifting relationship between education and employment.

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Infographic: Sensing opportunity with the Internet of Things

03 Aug 2017 2 minutes

From healthcare to agriculture, the internet of things promises great benefits to business and industry – though there are challenges to overcome in implementation.

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Three ways education is being disrupted by digital technology

Berry Driessen 17 Jul 2017 7 minutes

Time to tear up the exercise books? Innovative teaching methods mean students are able to access and experience higher education in a new way. We highlight three disruptions reaching pupils far and wide.

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Creating inclusive societies with digital technology

Gulandam Khan 03 Jul 2017 11 minutes

How can governments harness technology to build more inclusive societies and economies? That was the discussion at a gathering of global policymakers and industry leaders. Gulandam Khan reports from the OECD Forum in Paris.

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Infographic: The popularity of the collaborative economy

18 May 2017 1 minute

The ability to easily share, trade, rent and lend signifies a shift in consumer thinking: in which access is more desirable than ownership. Figures from the EU reveal the four sectors that are leading the revolution in collaborative consumption.

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Are our smart cities being clever about security?

Omaru Maruatona 27 Apr 2017 8 minutes

The opportunity for hackers to access essential urban infrastructure is growing. The ability to coordinate a crisis response, on the other hand, is lacking. Here are some ways to make our cities more cyber secure.

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Melbourne, Barcelona, San Francisco: three smart cities changing the world

Chris Vein 21 Mar 2017 10 minutes

There are certain perspectives that exemplify what it means for a city to be smart. Chris Vein looks at the places that are successfully building a vision for the future.

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