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Why you shouldn’t worry about robots replacing the jobs of humans

Monday, 1 June
Why you shouldn’t worry about robots replacing the jobs of humans

Recently, Old Taskmaster has read a lot about how robots could mean the end of many careers – and frankly, I’m sick of the whinging! Here’s why the rise of the machines is less of a jobs threat than some claim.

Technology

Start-up TV

Seven pieces of startup advice from Envato co-founder Collis Ta’eed

Envato co-founder Collis Ta’eed says he didn’t realise venture capital was an option when looking at ways to grow the business in its early days.

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Business Planning

Painkillers or vitamins?: Five tips for a first-time entrepreneur

Painkillers or vitamins?: Five tips for a first-time entrepreneur

Thursday, 20 August 2015 04:38 | by Mark McDonald

For every entrepreneur, one thing is guaranteed - you will make mistakes.

'No' is the new 'yes': Pareto rule for entrepreneurs

'No' is the new 'yes': Pareto rule for entrepreneurs

Thursday, 6 August 2015 05:34 | by Mark McDonald

Controlling your attention might be a mental ability, but it can also mean you choose your tasks wisely.

Marketing

Marketers target social media influencers: Why your business should consider doing the same

Marketers target social media influencers: Why your business should consider doing the same

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 03:58 | by Eloise Keating

Australian businesses are increasingly spending their marketing budget on creating branded content to engage social media users with large and engaged audiences, or 'influencers'.

Hypetap puts 75 million followers within reach

Hypetap puts 75 million followers within reach

Monday, 3 August 2015 04:32 | by Denham Sadler

The Melbourne-based startup connects brands and agencies with ‘influencers’ – social media users with a large following – to create marketing campaigns.

Technology

From science fiction to reality: the dawn of the biofabricator

From science fiction to reality: the dawn of the biofabricator

Monday, 31 August 2015 04:10 | by Gordon Wallace

Science is catching up to science fiction and we are witnessing a reshaping of the clinical landscape wrought by the tools of technology.

What human emotions do we really want of artificial intelligence?

What human emotions do we really want of artificial intelligence?

Monday, 31 August 2015 04:07 | by David Lovell

Forget the Turing and Lovelace tests on artificial intelligence: I want to see a robot pass the Frampton Test.

Financing A Business

"Prenup" guidelines show how to stay on the right side of the angels

Friday, 28 August 2015 05:33 | by Denham Sadler

Australian entrepreneurs are struggling to communicate properly with angel investors, leading them to be unable to extract the most value from these relationships, investors say.

New angel investor guidelines mean startups won’t have to wing it

New angel investor guidelines mean startups won’t have to wing it

Thursday, 27 August 2015 04:08 | by Denham Sadler

New voluntary guidelines aiming to create a “new dynamic in the relationship” between angel investors and Australian startups have been announced.

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