Australian eChallenge: Making Ideas Fly

The Australian eChallenge is a competition based learning experience that develops strategic business thinking for early-stage entrepreneurial ventures. Participants pitch their venture concepts to potential investors from the local business community. Teams compete for prizes and the prestige of being nominated the most outstanding Australian eChallenge entrepreneurial venture of the ...

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Albert Einstein’s theory of happiness

Albert Einstein’s theory of happiness fetched $1.3 million at a Jerusalem auction. “A calm and modest life brings more happiness than the pursuit of success combined with constant restlessness.” The story behind this note: Einstein was traveling in Japan in 1922 when he was told he would be awarded the ...

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Ignite SA & GigCity Adelaide expansion

South Australia has joined forces with US Ignite’s Smart Gigabit Communities program to form IgniteSA, the first smart gigabit community outside of North America.

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Bring Your Own Cup Initiative

Green Team Initiative – War on Waste- BYO Cup & Save In Australia 3 billion takeaway cups and lids are discarded each year, out of which most are never recycled. Here’s a good initiative to be more responsible for our environment. Cafes can reduce or eliminate disposable coffee cups by ...

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14 Fun Facts about Smiling

Smiling creates a positive mind and a positive mind can create dreams. Here’s some fun facts about smiling.   Smiling is like medicine as it boosts your immune system and can reduce blood pressure. Smiles relieve stress by releasing endorphins. Smiling makes you look prettier. Smiling creates creativity & positivity. ...

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AI Modelled Based on Collective Intelligence Found in Nature

What if artificial intelligence is modeled based on the other kinds of intelligence found in nature? Robotics engineer Radhika Nagpal studies the collective intelligence displayed by insects and fish schools, seeking to understand their rules of engagement. She previews a future where swarms of robots work together to build flood ...

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A Game to Rethink the Cities of Tomorrow

Part game, part urban planning sketching tool, “Cities: Skylines” encourages people to use their creativity and self-expression to rethink the cities of tomorrow. Designer Karoliina Korppoo takes us on a tour through some extraordinary places users have created, from futuristic fantasy cities to remarkably realistic landscapes.

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Magic Leap: a Big Step into Mixed Reality!

I came across this interesting technology that’s currently under development. It’s called Magic Leap. It is a mixed reality technology that’s beyond virtual reality. You experience objects moving in front of your eyes without having to wear a VR headset. I am not sure if what sort of device/goggles you ...

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Super Fast Real-Time Object Detection Program

Who would have imagined 10 years ago that today we would have computer programs that can differentiate moving cats from dogs in a video in matter of milli-seconds!? Joseph Redmon works on a system called YOLO (You Only Look Once), which is an open-source method of object-detection that can super-quickly ...

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