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Some places should be off limits for games such as Pokémon GO
Opinion

Some places should be off limits for games such as Pokémon GO

It is not just buildings of note, art, and murals that are transformed by Pokémon GO. Also included in the game are private homes, memorials, museums, gravestones and hospitals. Are there places that Pokémon GO should not go?

The Pokémon GO craze sees gamers hit the streets but it comes with a warning
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The Pokémon GO craze sees gamers hit the streets but it comes with a warning

Pokémon GO uses an augmented reality interface that overlays 3D digital content of the game onto a smartphone’s camera feed, allowing players to see their Pokémon as if they were in physical space.

How to keep more girls in IT at schools if we are to close the gender gap
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How to keep more girls in IT at schools if we are to close the gender gap

The world is increasingly embracing digital technology, but many girls are still missing out on developing IT and programming skills.

The real reason more women don’t code
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The real reason more women don’t code

In light of the current Girls Who Code Campaign, Professor Karin Verspoor, discusses the real reasons why participation rates for women in coding are low, for the Conversation.

Professor Thas Nirmalathas
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How high-speed wireless compares to cable in boosting our internet speeds

In the light of Google’s recent announcement for plans to roll out high-speed wireless internet connections, how will the NBN’s national broadband cable compare? Professor Thas Nirmalathas writes for the Conversation.

FBI vs Apple: giving up security and privacy could hurt us all
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FBI vs Apple: giving up security and privacy could hurt us all

If Apple concedes to the US government’s request to hack its own product, it could end up undermining security and privacy for all of us says Dr Suelette Dreyfus and Associate Professor Shanton Chang.