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Tech community hails Chief Scientist’s report about the role universities have to play in...

Aussie tech community supports The Office of the Chief Scientist’s latest report on boosting high-impact entrepreneurship in Australia through universities

If you want privacy, now might be the time to learn sign language [VIDEO]

The interwebs has reduced an individual's privacy, there is no doubt about that. But, when it's online, in most instances, the person given up...

Would you share your life with a stranger for 20 days? It’s an intriguing...

This is an iPhone app from the Playful Systems at MIT Media Labs. And the app is call, not surprisingly, 20 Day Stranger. It does what...

A bag of magic sand. It’s the next phase in rapid prototyping [VIDEO]

Boffins at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) have created exactly this: a bag of magic sand. Put something into the bag, shake it and, the...

Faster than a speeding bullet: The Femto camera set to transform photography [VIDEO]

In 1964 Professor Harold Edgerton took this now-famous photo of a bullet piercing an apple. He was a pioneer in stop-action photography. This photo was taken in one millionth of a second. Now, photos can be taken in one trillionth of a second. And it may revolutionise everything.

WeTeachMe? Bringing a new paradigm to education

WeTeachMe is the brainchild of a diverse fivesome – Kym Huynh, Demi Markogiannaki, Martin Kemka, Rowan McSweeney and Cheng Zhu, two of whom are immigrants. Hyunh is a serial entrepreneur, Markogiannai, a Greek, is crazy about the arts; Kemka has an insatiable curiosity about the world; McSweeney, of Irish heritage, is the marketer with a love for Turkish delights; and Cheng is the group’s code Ninja. Together, they want to change the world we learn, and share knowledge -- kind of like the Spice Girls but with better shoes.

A tribute to Lego (and some awesome stop motion)

We love Lego. And we have no doubt that you do too. This Friday, we've assembled three of our favourite Lego-related videos, from the educational (MIT’s Eric von Hippel: Open Innovation) to the inspiringly creative (My Desk is 8-Bit by Alex Varanese) to the mind-blowingly, bodaciously awesome (Pixels by Patrick Jean). Happy Friday Anthillians!

Aircrafts three generations beyond will save 70% fuel and fly at subsonic speed

A NASA aircraft design competition -- known as “N+3” to denote three generations beyond today’s commercial fleet -- has produced the blueprint of an aircraft that will save 70% fuel, produce less noise and less pollution while travelling at subsonic speed.

Eco and person friendly wheel with smarts

With the world's environmental attention firmly focused on the emmison-cutting wrangling taking place at COP15, it couldn't have been a better opportunity for the brains from the SENSEable City Lab at MIT to showcase their eco-friendly 'smart' innovation -- the Copenhagen Wheel.

MIT students develop ‘Gaydar’ software to out social networkers

Two MIT students have developed software that uses an algorithm to analyse friendship associations on Facebook and predict whether users are gay.

MIT students develop 'Gaydar' software to out social networkers

Two MIT students have developed software that uses an algorithm to analyse friendship associations on Facebook and predict whether users are gay.

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