After directly fuelling the disaster at Fukushima, Australia should have taken steps to review and reconsider its role in the global nuclear trade Source: Fukushima five years on, and the lessons we failed to learn | Dave Sweeney
“If machines produce everything we need, the outcome will depend on how things are distributed.” Source: Stephen Hawking Says We Should Really Be Scared Of Capitalism, Not Robots
Libraries are far too often written off as irrelevant to the digital era. In fact, libraries have always been early adopters of new technology and innovators in its use. This is another example of their initiative and how libraries remain relevant and continue to be innovative and creative in their approach to serving client needs and staying abreast of changing technologies, study and communication methods. Congratulations to all those involved…
Why You Should Really Log into Facebook Less | Care2 Healthy Living.
Abbott’s Australia – Privatisation – Increasing Cost Pressures Our governments, Federal and State, have long pursued a policy of selling off state assets, including essential services, for short-term gain. Inevitably, the assets that are sold are those which are revenue producing and they are sold at bargain basement prices to the private sector. The absurdly flawed justification for this practice is that the private sector will be more competitive and…
Is Australia the responsible World Citizen it claims to be? How culpable are we in the spread of nuclear danger both from industry and weapons. In the light of the Abbott Government’s approval for sales of uranium to India, this is as pertinent today as it ever was, if not more so. Since Hiroshima: Australia’s Active Involvement in the Use and Abuse of Nuclear Energy.
More broken promises, it seems. No one in Toowoomba should be surprised. Most here will tell you that in relation to a second range crossing, “They’ll believe it when they’re able to travel on it.” Despite the outrageously poor access to Toowoomba & the Darling Downs from Brisbane this project has been on and off for years. With the advent of right wing governments in both Queensland and at the…
New book on hate crime proposes civil rights for a networked age – TechRepublic.
Here is some positive news – just for a change. For those of you who, as do I, despair at the ignorance, hatred,stupidity and selfishness in the World and the dominance of greed and profit, this story is heartening. 7 Genius Hacks Saving Lives in the World’s Poorest Places | TakePart.
As Abbott & Co attempt to do the bidding of the massive media corporations their efforts are exposed for what they are – rubbish. Choice ridicules government’s piracy crackdown.