Posts in the 'Technology' category

Community Solar Co-op Shares Snapped Up At Young Henrys

Shares in a community-based solar co-op in Sydney sold out in minutes last month. A Non-Profit group of ‘energy citizens’ called Pingala is behind a community solar farm, on the roof of Young Henry’s Brewery in

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Grassroots Community Leadership…Australia’s Future?

Totally Renewable Yackandandah – TRY – is a NE Victorian grassroots community organisation aiming to to produce more electricity than it uses, by 2022. The group is proud to be ‘doing something visionary’. Economist Dr John Hewson who these

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Brain Plasticity, Brain Glasses: A New Approach To Brain Injury

Unfortunately, brain injury is common. Over 700,000 Australians live with ‘activity limitations’ as a result. Research into brain plasticity is providing a new approach. Brain scans don’t always show the micro damage inside the neuron sheaths but using

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Broken Democracy? Wrong Method? What Can WE Do?

Q and A comments last night on how insignificant are our tax reform gripes when we look at the truly horrific devastation of everyday lives elsewhere in the world, made me wonder if we are not using the wrong method

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‘Ownership Matters In The Sharing Economy’: A Debate, Carlton 18 Feb

Thursday evening at Melbourne Uni Law School there’ll a debate around defining the ‘Sharing Economy‘, a term associated with companies such as TaskRabbit, AirbnB and Uber, which operate by providing platforms for people to rent-out, or

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