Futurism

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Australia and Japan’s alliance key to space race success

As more countries look to the skies to drive their technological and economic future, strategic partnerships are proving essential ... Read More
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AgTech: The New Frontier

AgTech is predicted to become a $100 billion industry in Australia by 2030. Its application in agriculture can help increase yields of food and fibre, drive down costs and optimise ... Read More
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Humanity needs AI, but AI also needs humanity

AI means a lot of different things to many people. It’s a space of continuous innovation, but it’s also still in its infancy ... Read More
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How “trust” must evolve in the digital age

Institutional trust, operating behind closed doors, wasn't designed for the digital age. So how will it evolve as AI and quantum computing take over? ... Read More
6 business trends taking off in 2021

6 business trends taking off in 2021

For smaller businesses, with fewer resources and IT support, the past year has been exceptionally difficult. As 2021 unfolds what changes will remain and what new trends will there be? ... Read More
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Tech predictions for 2021

2020 was the year that proved that CIOs and CTOs deserved a more prominent seat at the boardroom table. What does 2021 have in store? ... Read More
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New Year’s resolutions for SMBs

As the world starts to emerge and economies recover, what are the 2021 resolutions you can make that will put your business in a strong position to grow in future? ... Read More
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Machine Earning – how the new normal makes sales more human

"Unprecedented", "Blursday", "quaranteams", "lockfrown": say what you like about this pandemic, it’s given us plenty of new words that get right on your nerves. And while there are many candidates for ... Read More
7 post-COVID predictions

7 post-COVID predictions

The world will emerge changed from the COVID-19 pandemic. These are some permanent shifts we’re likely to see ... Read More
The future of defence is the Internet of Things

The future of defence is the Internet of Things

IoT is the next frontier for many industries, but the defence industry in particular has much to gain from its use ... Read More
2020: A year of vision?

2020: A year of vision?

Hyperloop travel, exoskeleton-augmented humans, brain computer interfaces, living and working on Mars - just some of the predictions for the next 20 years ... Read More
Safeguarding against AI-based cyber-attacks

Safeguarding against AI-based cyber-attacks

We've now seen the advent of artificial intelligence being used for cybercrime. Fraudsters using AI to mimic voices is just an evolution in technology. But how can you protect against ... Read More
SMEs hold the key to developing Australia’s defence sector

SMEs hold the key to developing Australia’s defence sector

Australia’s SME ecosystem has gone from strength to strength as a result of the record $200 billion worth of investment in Australia’s defence and defence industrial capabilities ... Read More
3 important things AgTech could do better

3 important things AgTech could do better

Australia is great at doing R&D in AgTech, but falls down in commercialising R&D and turning it into a real-world products, services and next generation jobs, future-proofing the agriculture sector ... Read More
Four Ways AgTech is securing the future of food

Four Ways AgTech is securing the future of food

The world is facing a food security crisis – with population growth and climate change threatening world’s food supply. Here are four ways thatAgTech is combatting the challenges of future ... Read More
5 lesser-known future predictions

5 lesser-known future predictions

We've all heard of Big Data, IoT, AI, automation and self-driving cars - here are five different future predictions that may have slipped under your radar ... Read More
Top 5 Futuristic Technologies That Will Transform The World

Top 5 Futuristic Technologies That Will Transform The World

Forecasters in the 1950s predicted that airborne robots and flying cars would be part of everyday life by the 2000s. Instead, social media networks, smartphones, and live streaming have dominated ... Read More
How will AI change our lives in the next five years?

How will AI change our lives in the next five years?

Despite worries of a Skynet- or Hal 900-like artificial intelligence rising up against humanity, AI is becoming a part of our everyday lives. But how will AI change business in ... Read More
5 keys to success with Artificial Intelligence in 2019

5 keys to success with Artificial Intelligence in 2019

Over eighty percent of Fortune 500 CEOs say AI is very important to their organisation’s future. But how can your business harness the benefits? ... Read More
4 most disruptive future themes

4 most disruptive future themes

What are the future technologies that will turn the world upside down? Futurist Brett King picks the four most disruptive key themes ... Read More
What to know about the phenomenon that is data science

What to know about the phenomenon that is data science

The demand for data scientists today is already high with no signs of abating. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) forecasted in 2017 that globally, 2.7 million new jobs will be created for data ... Read More
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Despite sensationalism and fear, blockchain is the real deal for businesses

While blockchain is gaining a bad reputation in certain quarters, a handful of banks are destined to have the last laugh as they move forward with blockchain adoption ... Read More
Blockchain is ready for prime time despite its critics

Blockchain is ready for prime time despite its critics

Over the last few years the hype around Blockchain has been brought to the forefront via mass entry into cryptocurrencies. How should we reconcile our expectations versus the reality? ... Read More
AI and the cloud: Separating fact from fiction

AI and the cloud: Separating fact from fiction

From virtual assistants to chatbots and deep learning, AI is taking up increasing space in the cloud. If you believe the hype, the advent of artificial intelligence is destined to ... Read More
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How can your business harness AI?

Artificial Intelligence makes headlines every day: alternately promising to save the world, or destroy it completely.  There’s no doubt that it holds exciting potential for businesses ... Read More
The rise of AI: should we be scared or ecstatic?

The rise of AI: should we be scared or ecstatic?

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has repeatedly said we need to be more concerned about safety with the increased use of AI, or artificial intelligence ... Read More

Video 2020: future trends

What are the next trends in video? A look at the evolution of business video from pre-internet through the age of social media ... Read More