Technology

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Engineering and technology sciences
NARROWER TERMS
Report

The impact of quantum technologies on secure communications

This report examines the impact of quantum technologies on secure communications. It provides an overview of the key technologies and the status of the field in Australia and internationally.
Report

States, corporations, individuals and machines

The balances of power between states and corporations, corporations and citizens, and the social contract between states and their citizens is in constant flux online. This paper explores proposed settlements on the balance of power and what they mean for the future of the web.
Report

Bridging the divide: autonomous vehicles and the automobile industry

The automobile industry is in the midst of a technology-driven revolution. The industry transition to autonomous, connected, electrified and shared (ACES) vehicles has the potential to boost technological development and economic activity in the traditional manufacturing cities of the United States. This report is divided...
Report

Peak human workplace: innovation in the unprecedented era

This report builds on the findings of research conducted in 2019, and uses first of its kind national survey data to investigate the influence of both workplace learning and collaboration on enabling innovation in Australian workplaces.
Report

Good foundations: why democracies should care about the wiring of the Internet

This paper explains what protocols are - how they work, why they matter and how they are governed. It explores the implications of this approach, and urges a closer relationship between the architects of Internet protocols and those responsible for the publics they affect.
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Mapping the current landscape of research library engagement with emerging technologies in research and learning: final report

Technologies that have emerged or become ubiquitous within the last decade have profoundly changed the ways that scholars, students, and the general public create and engage with information. This report identifies strategic opportunities for research libraries to adopt and engage with emerging technologies, with a...
Journal article

Robots in public spaces: implications for policy design

By reviewing previous public policy approaches to harnessing and regulating disruptive technology, this article considers how public policy could simultaneously enhance opportunities created by the presence of robots in public spaces, and reduce the risks of undesirable outcomes.
Article

What’s really at stake with vaccine passports

In this article, the author suggests that rather than thinking about vaccine passports as temporary and isolated public health-related measures, we should view them as just one example of how the pandemic is accelerating the rollout of digital identity infrastructure across the world.
Report

Open data in action: initiatives during the initial stage of the COVID-19 pandemic

Based on an open call for evidence, this report assesses how open government data (OGD) was used to react and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic during initial stage of the crisis (March-July 2020). It also seeks to transform lessons learned into considerations for policy-makers on...
Report

Medicare advanced imaging payment: dysfunctional policy making

This report outlines background information on U.S Medicare payment for imaging services in outpatient settings, followed by payment issues, trends and factors that make imaging payment policy difficult. It continues with an enumeration of recent policies designed to control Medicare spending on imaging, and offers...