Seeing the electricity inside graphene for the first time
Researchers at the University of Melbourne are the first in the world to image how electrons move in graphene, giving us an insight into its future use.
Four myths about insertable tech and why they’re wrong
As start-up company Epicenter offers to implant microchips in its employees, the University of Melbourne looks at the truth behind insertable technology.
The era of the citizen historian
Andrew Murray and Hannah Lewi are crowdsourcing history through their PastPort mobile app, part of a new vanguard of citizen historian use of tech.
Replay our blog: Future of Work Conference 2016
Live updates from the 2016 Future of Work conference.
Will a robot take your job?
Robots are replacing workers from the kitchen to the “Dark Factory”, but there are other factors which will keep humans in a workplace of the future.
The social life of algorithms: Shaping, and shaped by, our world
The University of Melbourne podcast, Up Close, looks at how the algorithms that drive our technology shape our lives and societies, and are shaped by them.
Superhuman abilities could lurk under your skin
Insertable technologies are upgrading modern convenience and unlocking human ability, all from underneath the skin.
How JJ Abrams ruined Star Trek and what that means for Star Wars: The Force Awakens
How will JJ Abrams' new Star Wars installment fare in the wake of his Star Trek reboot? Film lecturer Peter Allen discusses on the eve of its cinematic release.
Today’s smart machines owe much to Australia’s first computer
Today machines are small, fast and deeply embedded in our daily lives. But they’re not fundamentally different from Australia’s first computer.
It’s Back to the Future: The day has arrived
It may have been science fiction in 1985, but hoverboards and much of the technology predicted in the Back to the Future trilogy has become real.