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David Glance

Associate Professor David Glance is the Director of the UWA Centre for Software Practice, a UWA research and development centre.

Originally a physiologist working in the area of vascular control mechanisms in pregnancy, Professor Glance subsequently worked in the software industry for over 20 years before spending the last 10 years at UWA. The UWA CSP has developed the eHealth platform MMEx which has been used to provide electronic patient management in WA and other parts of Australia. Professor Glance's research interests are in health informatics, public health and software engineering.

10 years on, the iPhone has revolutionised life and freed us from multiple tyrannies

Jan 10, 2017 14:31 pm UTC| Technology

It is 10 years this week since Steve Jobs walked onto a stage and said Every once in a while, a revolutionary product comes along that changes everything. He was referring to the iPhone, launched on January 9th...

The world is getting fatter with technology as part of the problem and not the cure

Jan 05, 2017 11:07 am UTC| Insights & Views Technology

If you are one of the majority of people who make New Years resolutions, you are also very likely to fail at keeping them. Losing weight and being more active are always in the top 5 resolutions and unfortunately for the...

Nintendo running after the world's mobile gamers with its fun new Super Mario Run

Jan 03, 2017 13:50 pm UTC| Technology

It was a widely anticipated moment and downloads of Nintendos first mobile phone game, Super Mario Run, were three times that of Pokémon Gos initial numbers. But then came the complaints. The game is free to play...

The year of the #techfail: All of tech gets a prize as reality bites

Dec 26, 2016 22:11 pm UTC| Technology

2016 has been a watershed year for technology. There has been some spectacular fails that have brought a more realistic perspective to the fundamental belief that technology improves with time. In part, this is because we...

Second revealed Yahoo hack means it really is time to delete your Yahoo account

Dec 19, 2016 00:19 am UTC| Technology

To paraphrase Oscar Wilde; to have all of your user accounts hacked once may be regarded as a misfortune, but to have it happen again looks like gross carelessness. Yahoo not only announced that the details of one billion...

Forget Silicon Valley, Finland's Slush is a celebration of Europe's tech ascendancy

Dec 04, 2016 23:03 pm UTC| Technology

The centre of the innovation and startup world has shifted. Despite the sub-zero temperatures, more than 17,500 people have come to Helsinki, Finland for the annual Slush event which matches startups with investors. Bigger...

Asking users to tag fake news isn't going to work if they don't know what it is

Nov 22, 2016 23:21 pm UTC| Technology

Fake news is still very much the subject of the news at the moment. There is a growing realisation that there is very little that can be done to stop it. Facebooks CEO Mark Zuckerberg believes that ordinary Facebook...

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Economy

FxWirePro: Major driving forces of obstinate INR – Bullish and bearish scenarios and hedging vehicles

Indian rupee is the only EM Asia currency that has not risen against the USD since the start of the year. While it is down only slightly against the USD, it has nevertheless underperformed the broader USD trend. The...

FxWirePro: Among APAC space, Aussie looks vulnerable against Kiwi dollar

We noticed the two main risks to the bearish AUD view are that (1) the currency is dragged higher in a more sustained re-rating of the global growth outlookand that (2) better global news and some signs of housing...

S&P affirms New Zealand’s ‘AA’ credit rating, keeps outlook stable

The Standard Poors, credit rating agency affirmed New Zealands AA foreign currency rating and AA+ local currency long-term sovereign credit rating and said its outlook remains stable. The Standard Poor said in an...

ECB maintains stimulus program unchanged, remains dovish despite higher inflation

The European Central Bank in its first monetary policy meeting of 2017 on Thursday maintained interest rates and its bond-buying program unchanged, as expected. Also, the European Central President Mario Draghi concluded...

Chart of the Day: Fraudsters

This chart shared by Financial Times shows a glimpse from business investigation firm Krolls annual global fraud report that speaks of a business trouble in China in 2016; frauds. More than 80 percent of the Chinese...

Politics

5 Best Inauguration Day 2017 Quotes From Past Presidents

An incoming US Presidents inaugural address is regarded as a leaders promise to the people, and often used for checks and balances once the presidents new administration policies role out. That is why on Friday, January...

Donald Trump Presidential Inauguration Speech 2017 Live Stream Recap: Protests, An Awkward Moment With The Obamas, And Future Plans

Oh, what a day. The official Inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States of America was filled with a lot of drama. Prior to the inauguration ceremony, Trump and his wife Melania met with the...

Inauguration Day 2017 Facts: What To Expect The Weekend Donald Trump Swears In As Next US President

Whether you like it or not, Donald Trump will be officially sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America on Friday, January 20th. However, official inaugural ceremonies will begin the day before. Here...

How to read Theresa May's Brexit speech

Almost seven months after the vote to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May has finally given some much needed clarity on how Brexit will happen. Or has she? May cast an optimistic tone on the vote to...

Theresa May confirms it'll be a hard Brexit – here's what that means for UK trade

Today, Theresa May confirmed that the UK government intends to leave the EUs single market and customs union. The consequences of this decision from a trade perspective should not be underestimated. The single market...

Science

Science must grow young advocates if it wants to connect with the real world

Science needs more academic hybrids: scientists who buck the stereotype of working in silos. This way of thinking must be broken if the narrative around the reality of sciences role in improving society for future...

Why we should send Bill Gates to Mars

Bill Gates, along with a few of his billionaire friends, has launched a US$1 billion fund to support research into energy technologies that will help us address climate change. The idea behind Breakthrough Energy...

Bee Makes Endangered Species List, Scientific Community Alarmed

Bees are often considered the single most important pollinators in the natural world, helping to spread life all across the land by coming in contact with pollens and spreading them everywhere. Now, one species of these...

Scientists Create Li-Ion Batteries With Built-In Fire Extinguishers

Following the wake of widely covered incidents involving exploding lithium-ion batteries in products like the infamous hoverboard and the unfortunate Samsung Galaxy Note 7, the fire hazard posed by the power source has...

Astronomers spot strange, bow-like structure in Venus' atmosphere

Venus is known both as the planet of love and the Earths evil twin. And although research suggests its environment is more hellish than romantic, theres actually a lot we dont know about our celestial neighbour. Now...

Technology

Nokia 6 Sold Out In One Minute In Flash Sale, Has Over A Million Registrations

A new report said all units of the new Nokia 6 during the smartphone companys first flash sale were all sold out. Anzhuo.cn reports that the demand for Nokias 2017 flagship phone on Chinese e-commerce platform JD.com was...

Government Green Lights Building Of Atlantis, Construction Begins in 2019

When talking about cities of the future, most people often think of major landmasses floating in the sky. Before getting there, however, it seems engineers are looking at solving the floating aspect first and they are...

Mind-Controlled Robot ‘Teleport Helps The Disabled Move Around

It would seem that the world of robotics is progressing at an exponential rate, with advances in artificial intelligence and cybernetic mimicry leading the charge. Now, machines that can be controlled via neural interface...

Meitu App Makes Users Look Like Cute Anime Characters And Vulnerable To Data Mining

There is a new app in the market that is skyrocketing in popularity of late because it can turn any user into a cute anime character. While the benefits may seem appealing, particularly to a certain otaku-ish segment of...

LG Patent Foldable Smartphones Too; Company Receives Tablet Hybrid Patent

LG seems to be seeking a dominant position in the smartphone market with its foldable phone model. GSMInfo first reported that LGs patent showcases a new smartphone model looking likea merger of two, different parts. The...
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