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Indonesian designer's wheels behind leaders' bamboo bike bromance

As Indonesian President Joko Widodo led Anthony Albanese around the lush gardens of a presidential palace south of Jakarta earlier this month, he presented the new Australian prime minister with an unusual gift: a bamboo ...

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Flights resume after computer glitch shuts Swiss airspace

Swiss airspace reopened Wednesday morning after a computer glitch grounded flights across the country for several hours, officials said.

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Technology is alienating people—and it's not just those who are older

We take it for granted that technology brings people closer together and improves our access to essential products and services. If you can't imagine life without your smartphone, it's easy to forget that people who can't ...

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Axon halts plans for Taser drone as 9 on ethics board resign

Axon, the company best known for developing the Taser, said Monday it was halting plans to develop a Taser-equipped drone after a majority of its ethics board resigned over the controversial project.

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New Apple museum opens in former Warsaw factory

A new museum opening in a former metalworking factory in Warsaw brings together 1,600 exhibits linked to Apple—the result of years of painstaking efforts by a determined Polish collector.

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Deadbots can speak for you after your death. Is that ethical?

Machine-learning systems are increasingly worming their way through our everyday lives, challenging our moral and social values and the rules that govern them. These days, virtual assistants threaten the privacy of the home; ...

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Making STEM accessible for people with intellectual disabilities

TronicBoards, created by researchers from the Faculty of Information Technology (IT), are a range of customized color-coded printed circuit boards with large controls and recognizable symbols adapted to facilitate easy circuit ...

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Using desserts to decode computer science

The past decade has seen great strides in innovative food experiences like 3D-printed food, ingestible sensors, combining robots with food service and eating with augmented reality. So far, these experiences have only involved ...