NBN benefits regional centres, but rural Australia is still left wanting
Researchers from the Department of Computing and Information Systems, Dr Bjorn Nansen, Jenny Kennedy and Dr Martin Gibbs have co-authored an article for The Conversation that investigates how rural and regional Australians are experiencing services offered by the National Broadband Network (NBN).
Breaking myths about the robotics revolution
Dr Denny Oetomo, from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has spoken to Business Spectator about a recent YouTube video that posits a future where robots will take over our jobs, arguing that the logic is flawed.
In support of a fibre to the premises NBN
Emeritus Laureate Professor Rod Tucker has written an article entitled ‘In support of a fibre to the premises NBN’, for The Conversation, August 20, 2014.
Affordable batteries for green energy are closer than we think
While batteries represent a substantial proportion of the cost of electric vehicles, a meta-analysis of current battery costs and future cost predictions, reveals that battery pack costs per kilowatt hour have been decreasing rapidly in recent years and the decrease is expected to continue.
25 Years of the Internet: Justin Zobel for The Conversation
It used to belong to a privileged community, but now the Internet has become a worldwide phenomenon – an irreplaceable part of our daily lives.
What now for the NBN as taxpayer investment is capped?
Professor Thas Nirmalathas, from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, has written an article for The Conversation discussing the implications of recent federal budgets cuts to the NBN.
Can we still make things? – the future of manufacturing
In this month’s edition of Voice, Annie Rahilly and Zoe Nikakis ask engineering experts what manufacturing in Australia will look like in the future.
The rise of artificial intelligence
Professor Tim Baldwin, from the Department of Computing and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne, said that even though there is a bit of hype surrounding artificial intelligence, researchers have come a long way.
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