Human vs computer: Becoming more employable than an algorithm
Technology and robotics is a threat to future job security, but University of Melbourne research finds it could free us to use our uniquely human skills.
Honey I shrunk the particles!
The University of Melbourne's Matt Faria needed an accessible way to test nanoparticle crystal formation in zero-gravity. So he skydived in the name of science.
RegTech and the future of customer protection
The rise of RegTech in big business has helped companies ensure compliance; a University of Melbourne expert looks at how the innovation could protect customers
Spinning diamonds for quantum precision
University of Melbourne physicists have discovered a way to protect highly sensitive quantum sensors from external magnetic fields by spinning diamonds.
Kaggle founder talks Big Data
Big Data is revolutionising how we live and work. This episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast discusses the opportunities and challenges.
Can CCTV help prevent family violence?
CCTV has been touted as a way to prevent serious threats of family violence, but University of Melbourne research asks whether it provides a false security?
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.
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.