Imagine if technology could read and react to our emotions

11:48AM | Thursday, 26 November 2015 | David Tuffley

It's called Affective Computing, and it's set to have a big impact on the way computers communicate with one another.

Internet of Things guru Kevin Ashton on why big companies "suck" at innovating and CEOs have great hair

11:43AM | Thursday, 26 November 2015 | Paul Wallbank

The man who coined the phrase The Internet of Things gives his thoughts on the current startup mania.

Pollie techs: Coding bootcamp for politicians where kids do the teaching

11:45PM | Wednesday, 25 November 2015 | Denham Sadler

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was one of around 40 MPs who attended the event at Parliament on Wednesday morning.

Why it’s important to remember that innovation isn’t always disruptive

11:54PM | Tuesday, 24 November 2015 | Peter Bradd

Disruptors are innovators, but not all innovators are disruptors.

Five things to expect in the “game-changing” innovation statement

11:16AM | Monday, 23 November 2015 | Denham Sadler

Roy says various consultations with the startup community, including the Policy Hack and recent trade mission to Israel, contributed an “enormous amount” to the final product.

The tax system can play a role in Australian innovation

11:49AM | Monday, 23 November 2015 | Alex Evans

Should the government use tax incentives to spur the shifts needed to make Australia an innovation hub?

Equity crowdfunding revolution is “unstoppable”, OurCrowd’s Jonathan Medved says

11:28AM | Friday, 20 November 2015 | Denham Sadler

In general it’s a good thing – it democratises this kind of funding and lets people back the next Facebook or Google.

Apple Pay now live in Australia but don’t bank on it

11:28AM | Thursday, 19 November 2015 | Denham Sadler

From today, Australians can pay by swiping their iPhones.

Roads that charge electric cars are part of a brave new automotive world

11:17AM | Wednesday, 18 November 2015 | Paul Nieuwenhuis

Imagine a world where the road itself keeps your battery juiced or your driveway starts recharging your car as soon as you park.

Uber drivers get a direct say in who they pick up

11:31AM | Tuesday, 17 November 2015 | Denham Sadler

A recent update to the ride-sharing app is being spruiked as a great way for drivers to earn that last fare of the day while heading home.”

Google’s release of TensorFlow could be a game-changer in the future of Artifical Intelligence

11:37AM | Friday, 13 November 2015 | David Tuffley

There are gold-rush opportunities for imaginative commercial developers and scientists to take advantage of TensorFlow’s enhanced capabilities.

Uncanny valley: why we find human-like robots and dolls so creepy

11:07AM | Wednesday, 11 November 2015 | Stephanie Lay

Anything with a highly human-like appearance can be subject to the uncanny valley effect, but the most common examples are androids, computer game characters and life-like dolls.

How the internet is changing the PR industry

11:53AM | Friday, 6 November 2015 | Paul Wallbank

The public relations industry has been mismeasured and undervalued, believes Rebekah Iliff, the Chief Strategy Officer of PR analytics company AirPR.

“Less of a pissing contest”: Victorians want centre of fintech excellence

10:22PM | Wednesday, 14 October 2015 | Denham Sadler

Melbourne desperately needs a centralised fintech hub, not “a pissing contest” with Sydney, in order to become a leading global startup city in the sector, according to the results of a new survey.

Xeroing in on the power of disruption

10:45PM | Wednesday, 14 October 2015 | Peter Bradd

To understand how a disruptive brand is shaking up the traditional banking and finance model, I spoke with Managing Director of Xero Australia, Chris Ridd.

Economic complexity is the answer to Pyne's innovation problem

10:23PM | Tuesday, 13 October 2015 | Goran Roos

The new Innovation, Industry and Science Minister Christopher Pyne has been tasked with making Australia’s economy more innovative.

How to create more entrepreneurs and investors for Turnbull's 'agile' Australia

10:47PM | Tuesday, 6 October 2015 | Jana Matthews

Perhaps it’s because spring has arrived, but the change of government seems to have brought new life and more optimism to Australians.

Kickstarting from Industrial Design student to Entrepreneur

10:33PM | Friday, 2 October 2015 | Joshua Flannery

Universities, incubators and accelerators do not create companies or startups - people do.

Aussie startup Bigcommerce powers Twitter’s drive to become “world’s biggest social marketplace”

10:00PM | Thursday, 1 October 2015 | Denham Sadler

An Australian startup will be playing a big part in Twitter’s quest to become the “world’s biggest social marketplace”.

“Grand Theft Auto meets a maths textbook”: Machinam keeps it real for students

9:56PM | Wednesday, 30 September 2015 | Denham Sadler

Three QUT alumni are trying to answer a question persistently posed by young students when learning algebra: “why do I need to know this?”