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Artistic

The day a computer writes a novel
A novel by this name, largely written by a computer, nearly won a literary prize in Japan, showing that, even authors could one day be replaced by robots. http://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/japanese-ai-writes-novel-passes-first-round-nationanl-literary-prize/
23rd August 2017 by IdeaSpies 0 Comments
(5 vote(s), average 3.8 out of 5)
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Wellbeing

6 hour days trialled to improve service quality
Toyota in Sweden has offered 6 hour days in 2 shifts for a while and now others are trialling it http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/sep/17/efficiency-up-turnover-down-sweden-experiments-with-six-hour-working-day
23rd August 2017 by IdeaSpies 0 Comments
(2 vote(s), average 3 out of 5)
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Healthcare

Cancer surgery to be live-streamed
Cancer surgery on April 14 will be live-streamed- a world first. The objective is to enhance medical education worldwide. See Twitter #VRinOR and http://www.smh.com.au/technology/innovation/cancer-surgery-to-be-live-streamed-in-virtual-reality--and-anyone-can-watch-20160326-gnrgis.html
23rd August 2017 by IdeaSpies 0 Comments
(3 vote(s), average 3 out of 5)
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Healthcare

An MRI that treats depression
More than 10 years ago researchers found that some MRI scans had an immediate positive effect on the patients? depression. Based on these findings, the Boston-based startup Tal Medical was founded to develop a version of MRI called low field magnetic stimulation to treat severe depression. http://www.mindsofmalady.com/2016/03/tal-medical-develop-innovative-device.html?
23rd August 2017 by IdeaSpies 0 Comments
(8 vote(s), average 4.9 out of 5)
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Artistic

Australians have led in classical guitars
Australians have led the world in classical guitar development, including Greg Smallman whose lattice bracing technique, that has now been adopted widely throughout the world, gave a substantial boost in projection. http://www.classicalguitarreview.com/the-best-classical-guitar/
23rd August 2017 by IdeaSpies 0 Comments
(6 vote(s), average 3.5 out of 5)
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Not for Profit

An opportunity if you're 14-17 and Australian
You could be a Youth Ambassador for Save the Children Australia. They welcome questions! Get in touch with Anna and Tim via campaigns@savethechildren.org.au or 1800 76 00 11 and apply by 25 March 2016.
23rd August 2017 by IdeaSpies 0 Comments
(8 vote(s), average 3.8 out of 5)