Read what the Warren Centre believes is needed for Australia to innovate, commercialise and gain economic and safety benefits from emerging technologies....

Some fresh topics came through the news feed this week: strong themes on innovation, new technologies, IT and cyber mischief. ...

This Leap Day, the Prototype team revisited the spirit of John F. Kennedy in September 1962: "We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard"....

Thanks to those 180 of you who attended Tuesday night’s panel, Planes, Trains and Automobiles: How Innovation is Changing Everything, at the ASX Auditorium. ...

Encryption technologies dominate the headlines. A Los Angeles hospital with insufficient cyber security was attacked by hackers (probably behind an encrypted portal to the dark web) who interrupted services and demanded a $3.6m ransom in bitcoin currency. ...

This is the 24th weekly edition of our sci-tech and innovation newsletter. This week’s chosen stories range from Einstein’s physics theories to Victorian bushfires. ...

Our best sci-tech and innovation news stories from the web are below, but also take the time to read TWC's own new articles....

Robots, drones, energy, biotech and cyber: this is our second edition of the Prototype in one week! If you missed it, check out our Australia Day edition naming those Australians Leading the Innovation Agenda in 2016....

Who are the Australians influencing today’s innovation conversation? At home and abroad, Australians are making remarkable impacts. Tipping a nod to Lee Lin Chin, here’s our own search mission: Operation Eureka: The Australians Leading the Innovation Agenda in 2016. Nineteen names, five categories....

Parliament resumes in 10 days, but exciting work to continue delivery on the National Innovation and Science Agenda is already under way. ...

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