Category: Technology

Algorithm aims to fight online abuse

Online abuse is nothing new for some women using social media. But a new Twitter algorithm aims to detect sexualised threats and remove them from the platform. VJ Charlie Dally-Watkins reports.

University challenge: the new norm of learning online

University students say this year’s move to online learning has been challenging thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. Some say the delivery’s been inconsistent, but others say there are benefits to this style of learning. VJ Dominique Tassell reports.

Online pressure to cut kilos during COVID weighs heavy on young minds

By Sophie Chirgwin Pressure to become fit and shed kilos during COVID-19 is detrimental to young people who are predisposed to eating disorders, health experts warn. Since the pandemic struck, some social media pages have been plastered with videos and

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Funky female podcasts become frontrunners of their field

By Ingrid Uhlmann Michelle Obama, former First Lady of the United States has jumped on the latest trend: Podcasts for women, by women. And for many people podcasts are the ultimate medium, as they’re convenient and easily accessible to everyone.

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Facebook fake news fail

By Annelise Crilly Facebook has been accused of becoming a little too trigger-happy with their newly introduced fact-checking software. The social media giant has come under fire for flagging content which is clearly satire.

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Drone deemed to be the delivery future

We can already choose all sorts of takeaway food to be delivered. But soon, we might be able to choose a drone to deliver it. Jakob Funk reports.

Drone technology to keep Australians safe

Drones can do all sorts of things, including keeping people safe. Now technology to help them spot crocodiles and protect swimmers, has been unveiled in Brisbane. Sam Wilson reports.

New army vehicle to be built in Brisbane

The Australian Army’s newest toy has been unveiled at Gallipoli Barracks. It’s called “the Boxer.” And these Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles will be built right here in Brisbane. Sam Wilson reports.

Lime celebrates one-hundred million rides

Electric scooter company, Lime, has chalked up one hundred million rides globally and despite an initial backlash, the mode of transport has taken Brisbane by storm. Charles Dally-Watkins reports.

eSports in talks to join Olympic Games

By Laura Daly and Isla Stanich Video gamers probably aren’t what most people picture when they think of Olympic athletes, but competitive gamers could soon be competing for gold. The International Olympic Committee is in talks with the e-gaming industry,

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