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We all need to forget, even robots

We all need to forget, even robots

If you tell a robot secrets, you might want to make sure it can forget them too. ibmphoto24/Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND We all know what it’s like to forget something. A loved one’s birthday. A childhood memory. Even people capable of extraordinary memory feats – say,...
Why apartment dwellers need indoor plants

Why apartment dwellers need indoor plants

The health benefits of being close to nature are well established. priscilla du preez/Unsplash, CC BY-SA The number of Australians living in high-rise apartments doubled between 1991 and 2011 and that trend has continued since then. The quarter-acre dream is fast...
We need our country; our country needs us

We need our country; our country needs us

The sun rises above Uluru in outback Australia. David Gray/Reuters Increasingly, our leaders talk of Australian values and presume that these arose organically, as though through some moral forge. An alternative view is that our national character and sense of...
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