Cleaner safe air needs you!
Citizen scientists wearing air monitors are key to a big data project aimed at identifying where the bad air is in our cities and driving policy change.
Understanding the maths is crucial for protecting privacy
Researchers have decrypted the service provider ID numbers in a 10% sample of the Medicare Benefits Schedule, raising serious implications around privacy.
Taking a city’s pulse: Touch-ons, transactions and tweets
Tweets, transactions and transport card ‘touch-ons’ could give urban planners the big data they need to better plan our cities.
Why Big Data is a Big Deal
Big Data is now used for more than tracking consumer habits – it has sparked a renaissance in scientific research.
Using computers to cure disease
Associate Professor Karin Verspoor says fusing computing and linguistics could spell a cure for disease.
A blueprint for greener cloud computing
Cloud computing promises to streamline IT for businesses and individuals, but we must seize the opportunity to make it greener.
Anthem for genocide: Why sound and the law need a fair hearing
Britney Spears as music torture may at first seem like a joke, but sound is increasingly delving into some dark places the law should keep an ear out for.