"Perhaps the government should consider a separate technology fund, established outside normal portfolio lines, to reduce technical debt, focus on digital uplift, allow coherent security practices across portfolios, and build and manage the underlying sovereign technology asset base for government. A separate funding mechanism or entity could offer scope to innovate and to build the cadre of skilled engineers and social scientists needed to generate those public goods that only the government is well placed to offer."
Asteroid Day is a UN-sanctioned global awareness campaign participated annually on 30 June.The mission is to inspire, engage and educate the public about #asteroids opportunities and risks. You can watch Asteroid Day LIVE 2022 – the live broadcast with asteroid content and commentary from astronauts, experts and celebrities....WATCHhttps://youtu.be/7kazc1BujHE
"In a laboratory study and a field experiment across five countries (in Europe, the Middle East and South Asia), we show that videoconferencing inhibits the production of creative ideas. By contrast, when it comes to selecting which idea to pursue, we find no evidence that videoconferencing groups are less effective (and preliminary evidence that they may be more effective) than in-person groups."...https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-022-04643-y
EnviroBroes is a startup making engaging short videos encompassing a broad range of conservation topics… to get conservation #trending.These videos are: annoyingly catchy, parodies of existing popular songs, a call to action about current Australian conservation issues, designed for TikTok and Instagram and tailored for young people.The online platform expands on the conservation issues highlighted in the videos to provide viewers with a deeper understanding and further sources of information.Winners of the inaugural 2022 HATCH Idea Generation Program receiving $500 and recipients of the IdeaSpies prize. This team progresses to the HATCH Pre-Accelerator Program later this year.