Technology brings education to life

SHILOH PAYNE Young minds are being shaped by technology like never before, with e-books, apps and online educational games replacing traditional learning methods. Local developers are working to meet the demand for quality offerings, with … [Read more...]

The price of a pretty face

JORDI WOOD There's a good living in good looks, or is there? Gold Coast’s Insta-famous discuss the reality of investing in social media and what they earn from online fame. From fitness to modelling to travel -- young, beautiful Instagram … [Read more...]

A digital age of stress relief

SHILOH PAYNE Australians are going online in search of relief from our most common mental health condition - anxiety. BeyondBlue reports more than two million Australians suffer from anxiety, but some are finding comfort through a relatively new … [Read more...]

Eco Expo returns to promote sustainable living

Plastic Free Boy at Eco Expo

JESSICA MCLAUGHLIN Environmentalists around Brisbane are getting ready to flock to this year's Eco Expo for a weekend of sustainable fun. The event, which takes place at the Brisbane Showgrounds from Friday 14 September to Sunday 16 September, … [Read more...]

Technology leads the way for disability education

LOTTEY WILLSHIRE. Queensland disability services provider, Endeavour Foundation, is leading the way in modern special education by using state of the art virtual reality technology. A partnership forged between the foundation and Queensland … [Read more...]

Queensland Police campaign to combat cyber crime

LOTTEY WILLSHIRE. Last Friday marked the launch of the Queensland Police Service’s new campaign to reduce cybercrime in Queensland. Titled 'R U In Control?', the campaign aims to educate Queenslanders about the dangers of online criminal activity … [Read more...]

Donors Information Acessed in Australians Largest Data Leak

TAYLA SWALES The Australian Red Cross has confirmed that the personal information of over 550,000 Australians has been leaked to the public. The announcement came over the weekend that the personal information of Australians has been leaked – … [Read more...]

How we can use artificial intelligence to reshape our future

SHARN KENNEDY At the rate technology is advancing it won't be long until we have developed artificial intelligence that possesses the potential to surpass our own capabilities. The question is, would such a technology be beneficial or … [Read more...]

Juggling sun hours and technology for Aussie kids

ELIZABETH ANDAL Parents are being warned to monitor their children’s usage, however a fine balance remains the key to the complicated relationship between children and technology. Alarming statistics have revealed that children are spending … [Read more...]

Tech Supergirls paving the way for women in technology

CASSANDRA PALMER-FIELD Groups of Queensland school girls will this week head to Sydney for the grand final of the Tech Girls Movement competition. In a society where women in the technology field is a rarity, the competition provides a … [Read more...]