State of quantum computing: building a quantum economy
Quantum computing is seen as a strategic technology by the world’s leading economies. This fundamentally new way of computing has the potential to dramatically recast our ability to tackle climate change, hunger and disease. This report aims to give a holistic and neutral overview of...
An Australian strategy for the quantum revolution
The world is now at the precipice of another technological and social revolution—the quantum revolution. This report focuses on analysis, and building policy recommendations, to help Australia better leverage the quantum revolution.
Competing in artificial intelligence chips: China’s challenge amid technology war
This report assesses the challenges that China is facing in developing its artificial intelligence (AI) industry due to unprecedented US technology export restrictions.
Women and men in STEM often at odds over workplace equity
For women working in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) jobs, the workplace is a different, sometimes more hostile environment than the one their male coworkers experience. Discrimination and sexual harassment are seen as more frequent, and gender is perceived as more of an impediment...
Self-driving cars are the next technological revolution we will face in the future. These vehicles will not only need to ‘see’ the world, but will also need to communicate and work together.
Students, computers and learning: making the connection
Explores how education systems and schools are integrating ICT into students’ learning experiences.
TELA laptops scheme school survey 2013
This report outlines the 2013 results of the TELA Laptops Scheme School Survey, which was a program funded by the New Zealand government to lease laptops to principals and teachers. Background During November 2013 a total sample of n=1,000 schools who are currently on the...
Curing the authorless void: protecting computer-generated works following IceTV and Phone Directories
This article examines and evaluates three possible reform options to ensure copyright protection for computer-generated works. Abstract This article builds on the author’s recent article ‘The Vanishing Author in Computer- Generated Works: A Critical Analysis of Recent Australian Case Law’. That article explained how recent...
The vanishing author in computer-generated works: a critical analysis of recent Australian case law
Abstract The use of software is ubiquitous in the creation of many copyright works, yet the requirement in copyright law that every work have a human author who engages in independent intellectual effort means that its use may prevent copyright subsistence. Several recent Australian cases...
New image for computing
This report is the first phase (market research an initial message testing) of a larger study aimed at improving the image of computer science among US high school students, with particular emphasis on issues related to gender and ethnic disparities, and increasing participation at the...
The future of computing - visions and reflections
?The Future of Computing: A Vision? was a senior women?s forum, organised by The e-Horizons Institute (University of Oxford) and Women@CL. This document is a digest of the themes related to future computing research that emerged from these two days of discussions, beginning with a...