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Where is Turnbull in the renewable revolution?

While Malcolm Turnbull and his ministers bang the coal industry drum, renewable energy is powering along. Whatever happened to Turnbull’s spirit of innovation? Just over a year ago, amid much fanfare, Malcolm Turnbull announced the program that he wanted to … Continue reading

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The bunfight over super-intelligence

Some very bright people think that the quest for artificial intelligence could become an existential threat to humanity. Irving Good was a brilliant statistician and a World War II code-breaker with the legendary Alan Turing. He was also fascinated by … Continue reading

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Groom’s chance to help make history

Tasmania is uniquely placed to make a big impact globally in the battle for a stable climate, but it needs a minister to stand up and speak out. [25 August 2015 | Peter Boyer] Blokes love all things that move, … Continue reading

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