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Robo-cop program discontinued after starting a war on the homeless

Robo-cop program discontinued after starting a war on the homeless

San Francisco’s plan to introduce robo-cops to clean up the streets worked just fine…until it started to target the homeless population.

TBS Next Gen: We need more girls to study science and maths at school

What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Giselle Atlas (12) wants her female classmates to embrace science as their future careers.

The week in media: 23rd June 2016

Every Friday, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week, we look at the most influential CMO’s and wonder if gender-focused media will ever die.

Artificial intelligence, and a non-binary future

The artificial intelligence-led digital revolution is upon us, and is set to change long-held habits across multiple industries. Are we right to be concerned or is it unjust paranoia?

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Yuval Noah Harari: Modern history’s Nostradamus

Yuval Noah Harari is a dangerous thinker. In charting our recent past, he suggests the future will be one of technology, where we tear down religion and honour ourselves.

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