In late 1980's Australia, BuzzFeed was a distant dream, Facebook sounded like a non sequitur and 'the cloud' resided only in the sky. But all that was to change with the arrival of the internet to our shores on June 24th 1989 — exactly 25 years ago today.
Robotic warfare, cyber warfare and other new battlefield technologies need to be carefully scrutinised by the international community before it is too late, said Vincent Bernard from the International Committee of the Red Cross, while on a visit to the Melbourne Law School.
Charging up an electric car can put as much stain on the energy grad as a small family home. So how can we embrace this new technology while keeping an eye on sustainability? VISIONS this week looks at cutting edge research into the design of electric vehicles and their likely impact on the electricity grid.