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Governance

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Governing and Regulating Space
"We are entering a new era of space. While many people think of space as a “lawless frontier”, the reality is we’ve had a successful international legal framework for space since the beginning of the space age."Here is a podcast with Dr. Cassandra Steer talking about the key space law and policy issues facing us in the 21st century, with leading experts in space law from Australia and around the world.https://inspace.anu.edu.au/news/space-law-podcast
18 March 2021 by Maria MacNama...
 
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AI

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New Economy Careers In NSW
“Everyone in NSW will have access to a confidential career adviser, regardless of their experience or education, to help find a
17 March 2021 by Maria MacNama...
 
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Dining

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Who's delivering room service?
"Room service is expensive for hotels and accommodation providers to offer and food delivery platforms have spotted an opportunity as they look to continue the supercharged demand they have seen through the coronavirus pandemic."...The question is how do hotels manage security and quality? https://www.smh.com.au/business/small-business/food-delivery-platforms-turn-to-room-service-20210305-p57827.html
9 March 2021 by Maria MacNama...
 
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Wellbeing

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It's just cricket - a focus on community and family
A Melbourne-based cricket club's membership was in decline and "the club's few South Asian players tapped into their networks and brought in an influx of players, who now make up nearly half the playing group.""You associate sporting clubs with a big-drinking culture but with some of the player's backgrounds they can't drink because of their religion, so we've sort of put to the back of everyone else's mind and just become focused more on family" https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-03-09/south-asian-players-breath-life-into-melbourne-club-cricket/13227436
9 March 2021 by Maria MacNama...
 
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Startup

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Matching Researchers and Business
"The NSW government aims to develop an online research and development “match-making” service between industry and universities to solve “real world” problems." Let's save time and effort and use Australia's @Idea Spies, which is already in market and doing a brilliant job of showcasing the great work of researchers to a global audience, as part of the solution to this wicked problem. 
5 March 2021 by Maria MacNama...
 
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Startup

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Does your company have an Experimentation Budget?
Any company that has R&D Labs where they develop new products has the time and space to experiment. And it's done in tech the world over. So why doesn't it happen in mainstream companies? Preeti Bajaj makes an excellent suggestion that companies should have an "Experimentation Budget". Invest a little, build an alpha and get it into users hands as quickly as possible and if it takes off, invest some more. If it doesn't, you haven't lost a lot of time or money. And to work out what ideas need solving, try listing them on @IdeasSpies for reaction. https://www.afr.com/work-and-careers/leaders/companies-need-an-experimental-budget-to-get-tech-savvy-20210225-p575ro
1 March 2021 by Maria MacNama...
 
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