Today's students have grown up with technology like smartphones, tablets and e-readers, so they have been exposed to reading on screens their entire lives. Given this state of affairs one would expect their familiarity and preference for technology to translate into great academic performance when using electronic devices for...
There’s a new bunch of kids on the block. They are called biohackers and they’re changing the world. One of them has just edited his own DNA. Biohacking can be defined as citizen or do-it-your-self biology. It takes place in small labs, garages and biohacker-spaces and it could involve anything...
You would expect the best way to identify a liar is by looking them in the eyes. Yet a research study from the University of Michigan indicates that people who lie look their questioners in the eyes more often than people telling the truth. The researchers studied 118 video clips to...
It’s not every day you get to put to someone this statement: One day human beings will become one with technology. We will merge with machines. But, on 13 November 2017, at the Creative Innovation Global Conference 2017, I got to do just that. I put the above proposition to Raymond McCauley,...
"Drive for economic growth means less jobs in the future as companies focus on profits, outsourcing and automation.'" -- Peter Hunt AM at Creative Innovation Global 2017 We have all heard the warning bells: “Robots are taking over our jobs!” Whether we like it or not, the anxiety isn’t unfounded. During the...
Science is science. It’s one of those universal truths that—until the last few years—one could assume that everyone understood. But lately there has been an unusual and often damaging movement towards an anti-science basis in society; it seems as if more and more people are unwilling to trust scientists...
His name is “Mad” Mike Hughes and you can see why. The man believes the earth is flat and he plans to prove it. In his own, custom-built rocket, no less. You would think flat earthers would just get into a plane and have a look out the window instead. Not in...
If you have ever fallen completely for someone, so far down the romance rabbit hole that you exchanged promises of eternal love in front of friends and family on your wedding day, you’ll know the utter devastation of finding out that your partner has cheated on you seven years...