Search Results: information technology

  • AUSTRALIA

    Community in an electronic age

    • Rufus Black
    • 09 July 2006

    Technology has changed human relationships, argues Rufus Black.

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Big money

    • Tim Thwaites
    • 07 July 2006

    Like most organisms, human beings are most comfortable in their own neighbourhood.

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Creating evolution

    • Tim Thwaites
    • 01 July 2006

    We are so used to the astonishing applications of genetics these days that a milestone has passed almost unnoticed.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Film reviews

    • Morag Fraser, Allan James Thomas, Juliette Hughes, Gordon Lewis
    • 26 June 2006

    Reviews of the films Naqoyqatsi; Open Hearts; The Matrix Reloaded and La vérité si je mens! 2.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Information serfing

    • David Ferris
    • 12 June 2006

    David Ferris reports on Information Feudalism: Who Owns the Knowledge Economy? by Peter Drahos with John Braithwaite.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    How to measure corporate social responsibility

    • John Sweeney
    • 12 June 2006
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    Corporate social responsibility is not the same as ethical behaviour, but it is an important component of such action. It is therefore important to measure companies’ social responsibility and work out how their performance can be improved.

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Spotting a niche

    • Tim Thwaites
    • 11 June 2006

    Charles Darwin left us with more than a model of how the biological world develops. In evolution by natural selection, he provided an analogy for how all sorts of things change over time. And haven’t we seized on it.

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  • EDUCATION

    The strength of diversity

    • Joanna Leonard
    • 22 May 2006

    The move to private education is not always what parents might hope.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Short-term gains

    • Jack Waterford
    • 14 May 2006

    For at least the past 20 years, people have predicted the demise of the newspaper, the magazine, and, probably, ultimately, the book. I do not believe it for a second.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Book reviews

    • Steve Gome, Bernard Doherty, Aaron Martin
    • 11 May 2006

    Reviews of the books: Geography; Stem Cells: Science, Medicine, Law and Ethics and John F. Kennedy: An unfinished life.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Captured on canvas

    • Gemma Gadd
    • 10 May 2006

    The artists of the Kimberley capture more than images

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Spicks and specks

    • Tim Thwaites
    • 29 April 2006

    Scientific research is all about making life more predictable. So it’s odd that one of the great fascinations of research is its very unpredictability.

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