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Operational Technology: Welcome to the new frontier of cybercrime

Robert di Pietro Rafael Maman 25 Feb 2020 10 minutes

The lines between technology and critical infrastructure are blurring. As the online revolution reshapes our offline reality, a bold new approach to cyber security is required to mitigate the growing risks.

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Report: Artificial intelligence and the fate of planet Earth

Facing food and water shortages and rising greenhouse gas emissions, the planet is in dire need of innovative solutions to its urgent problems. A new report by PwC UK and Microsoft suggests it’s time to harness the power of AI.

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Smart farming with drones
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Robots in the dirt: How farming is going digital and why it must

11 Feb 2019 12 minutes

As the world faces an increasing population and environmental changes, scrutiny over how we have been farming and feeding ourselves is rightfully intensifying. Is technology the answer to society’s agricultural challenges?

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Digital Pulse Smart Construction
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Infographic: Smart construction paves the way to safety

06 Sep 2018 2 minutes

See-through wood, self-healing concrete and glowing cement are just some of the emerging smart construction materials. While often novel and aesthetically pleasing, smart materials are also making structures significantly safer.

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Digital Pulse Future perfect smart cities
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Future perfect: How Thailand, Melbourne and Singapore are creating the cities of tomorrow

Shaun Ryan 24 Jul 2018 7 minutes

More than just technology, smart cities need intelligent strategy, led by governments, with a focus on outcomes that allow their citizens to thrive. Here are three examples of how embracing innovation and imagination can pave the way to the future.

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Digital Pulse: How asteroid prospecting can advance Space 2.0
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How asteroid prospecting could advance Space 2.0

Dan Hodgson William Crowe, 14 Jun 2018 7 minutes

For space exploration to truly advance the human race, the mining of celestial bodies must unlock the limitless resources beyond Earth. With its satellite and research capabilities, Australia is in a strong position to help push the industry forward.

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Three (more) industries being transformed by IoT

Nick Spooner 21 May 2018 9 minutes

As IoT continues to transform industries at an astonishing pace, PwC partner Nick Spooner looks at the opportunities and challenges facing the mining and resources, real estate and healthcare sectors.

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Infographic: Are smart cities really smart?

08 Mar 2018 2 minutes

Can existing cities ever be smart or will they just be meccas for tech giants selling digital trinkets? We examine what it means for a city to be smart beyond a layer of technology.

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Electric ambiguity: Renewable energy innovation and the fate of an industry

Mark Coughlin 10 Oct 2017 10 minutes

Advances in electricity storage and peer-to-peer sharing are set to transform the energy sector. Mark Coughlin looks at the history of electricity and embraces an uncertain but ultimately bright future.

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