Science & Technology


‘The Douglas Mawson Telescope will be used to investigate the origins of planets, stars, and galaxies in the Universe. These problems can not be addressed using traditional optical telescopes because of the…






iTunes University is disrupting the Higher Education sector by making classes from elite universities available for free download. But will iTunes U delivery quality education, or is it just another Web 2.0…


Industry analysts believe Google will make a major announcement about the Google Phone on Monday, 5th November 2007. The New York Times has interviewed Google Phone creator Andy Rubin, who previously worked…



Paul Boutin gets a team to test the Google Docs presentation software in production and venture capital environments. Google’s “killer app” feature allows a team to “co-create” a presentation in a participatory…


‘As Oliver Sacks observes the mind through music, his belief in a science of empathy takes on new dimension.’ GO TO FULL STORY


Sergey Brin, Larry Page & Eric Schmidt plan to take over your digital future with Google Books and the Google Library Project. So why does The New Yorker and other media rely…



Physicist John Gribbin addresses some of the familiar mysteries behind Quantum Physics. For a simple explination of what John Gribbin is talking about, refer to Dr. Quantum. GO TO FULL STORY



‘Essential but boring stuff shows up at cutting-edge Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. Show’s presenters manage to make dull mainframe-like discussions sexy stuff of Web 2.0 world.’ GO TO FULL STORY



‘The internet is full of bullshit. And after a few years of market-corrected reason, so is Silicon Valley. Wired celebrates the return of the dot com bubble’s pioneering spirit with its Web…


Inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil illustrates the exponential evolution of technology, predicting a sharp rise in computing capability, robotics and life expectancy within the next 15 years. He outlines the shocking ways…




The Village Voice‘s reviewer Gary Hodges decodes how Microsoft made $US170 million in 24 hours from the release of Halo 3. Microsoft’s secret? Battlefields and lighting effects, digital record options for game-play,…


Village Voice reviewer Gary Hodges dissects how Microsoft raked in $US170 million in 24 hours with Halo 3‘s release. Microsoft’s secret? More battlefields, multi-player options, the ability to digitally record game-play, and…