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Source: The Globe & Mail

Sydney :: Australia | updated 2014-04-16 11:56:06 -0700 | technology-news

Thinkstock Video Video Seventeenth-century physician Bernardino Ramazzini was the first to note a link between sedentary behaviour and deteriorating health. Today, various studies correlate total sitting time to cardio-metabolic diseases and untimely death.
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Source: The Conversation

Sydney :: Australia | updated 2014-04-16 09:02:55 -0700 | technology-news

The recent publication of a serious case review into the suicide of Frances Andrade reveals how difficult it is for a sexual assault victim to stand and testify against an accuser in court. Keir Starmer, the former director of public...
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Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney :: Australia | updated 2014-04-16 08:33:56 -0700 | technology-news

AP It's no secret that Google keeps an eye on what users of its services are into. But on Monday, the company updated Gmail's terms of service to spell out its relationship with users in no uncertain terms: "Our automated...
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Source: KQED

Sydney :: Australia | updated 2014-04-16 07:50:51 -0700 | technology-news

Spurred by this sense of detachment, photographic artist Chris Jordan struck out on an impassioned quest to imbue some of these cold, hard numbers with deeper meaning.  If I allow myself to feel something for the subject that I'm working...
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Source: The Conversation

Sydney :: Australia | updated 2014-04-16 06:31:08 -0700 | technology-news

Postdoctoral Research Officer at University of Surrey Jet lag is a discomfort many of us will have experienced in the days following a long-haul flight across time zones. Mathematicians in the US may have a jet-lag cure in the form...
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Source: The Conversation

Sydney :: Australia | updated 2014-04-16 06:31:08 -0700 | technology-news

A recent report from the Sutton Trust is the latest in a line of recommendations for family policy to focus on promoting secure attachment between parents and their children. What puzzles me is why the Sutton Trust, politicians and organisations...
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Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney :: Australia | updated 2014-04-15 23:21:34 -0700 | technology-news

Researchers disclosed a serious vulnerability in standard web encryption software OpenSSL last week. For those who don't feel the urgency to install the latest security fixes for their computers or change passwords, take note: Just a day after Heartbleed was...
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Source: The Conversation

Sydney :: Australia | updated 2014-04-15 22:27:27 -0700 | technology-news

In 1997, Douglas Rushkoff boldly predicted the emergence a new caste of tech-literate adolescents. He argued that the children of his day would soon blossom into screenagers , endowed with effortless advantages over their parents, having been raised from birth...
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Source: The Conversation

Sydney :: Australia | updated 2014-04-15 22:27:22 -0700 | technology-news

Last summer the World Economic Forum (WEF) invited its 1,500 council members to identify top trends facing the world, including what should be done about them. The WEF consists of 80 councils covering a wide range of issues including social...
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Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney :: Australia | updated 2014-04-15 19:15:41 -0700 | technology-news

The first misconception is that  Google Glass  turns its wearer into a walking surveillance machine. Glass is no more a stealthy spy tool than your average iPhone, and probably less so, thanks to its glaring conspicuousness and limited battery life....
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Source: The Age

Sydney :: Australia | updated 2014-04-15 14:29:16 -0700 | technology-news

Dr Katherine Mack from Melbourne University's School of Physics shares her observations of last night's lunar eclipse with us: I set up my telescope on my balcony looking to the east...When I spotted Mars, I knew the Moon must be...
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Source: The Conversation

Sydney :: Australia | updated 2014-04-15 14:02:06 -0700 | technology-news

The computers for schools program , which involved federal funding for the supply of laptops to high school students, is set to end in June. The program was a central piece of the former government's digital revolution but is being...
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Source: The Conversation

Sydney :: Australia | updated 2014-04-14 22:41:07 -0700 | technology-news

In September 2013, I wrote for The Conversation about the way reform of A-level exams was being conducted and the worrying implications for subject content and assessment...Soon after, Ofqual, the exams regulator, released its proposals for changes to the assessment...
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Source: The Age

Sydney :: Australia | updated 2014-04-14 22:03:42 -0700 | technology-news

To a large degree this reflects the difficulties that manufacturing faces in Australia compared with countries like the United States and Japan, says Professor Borland. Manufacturing in the 20th century has been about large-scale production to gain economies of scale....
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Source: The Conversation

Sydney :: Australia | updated 2014-04-14 21:50:14 -0700 | technology-news

In simple ways at home, parents can improve their child's cognitive ability and ready them for learning. Shutterstock Student achievement has been found to be most influenced by parents' aspirations and expectations for their children's development along with active involvement...
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