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Adding creativity to collaborative innovation and other smart developments

A few months ago I reported on the many incubation hubs and innovation labs that have sprung up around the country, and indeed around the world. Many of these centres are developed within smart cities; some are using local libraries; … Continue reading

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Smart budget – potential for smart developments

Will this be the turnaround for the government that many of us hoped for when Malcolm Turnbull took over from Tony Abbott? While politics remains politics, and governments remain governments, the tone of this Budget is completely different from the … Continue reading

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The broadband tax

From the moment this suggestion was first mooted I was strongly opposed to the broadband tax that the government proposed in December 2016.  It will slam around $7 per month on fixed broadband subscriptions, making the price broadband services in … Continue reading

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QUESS and Quantum Communications

In mid August China launched “QUESS” (Quantum Experiments at Space Scale), a new type of satellite that it hopes will be capable of “quantum communications” which is supposed to be hack-proof, through the use of “quantum entanglement”. This allows the … Continue reading

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Sunshine for NBN – but storm clouds ahead

If we take the politics, the disappointment about the second-rate infrastructure, and the wholesale/competition issues out of it, then there is no doubt that NBN Co is now in a good place with the rollout of its multi-technology mix broadband … Continue reading

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