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Can 'age assurance' technology effectively prevent children from accessing online pornography in Australia?

Can ‘age assurance’ technology effectively prevent children from accessing online pornography in Australia?

In response to a rise in gender-based violence and deaths in Australia, the National Cabinet has allocated nearly A$1 billion to various strategies. One of these strategies is addressing “online harms,” which includes implementing a pilot program to explore the use of age-checking technologies to restrict children’s access to inappropriate online content.…
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Will Australia's billion-dollar bet on building the world's first 'useful' quantum computer in Brisbane prove successful?

Will Australia’s billion-dollar bet on building the world’s first ‘useful’ quantum computer in Brisbane prove successful?

The Australian government has pledged approximately A$940 million (US$617 million) to Silicon Valley-based quantum computing start-up PsiQuantum. The funding will be split equally between the Australian government and the Queensland government, with the condition that PsiQuantum locates its planned quantum computer in Brisbane and establishes a regional headquarters at Brisbane Airport.…
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Is being single for the long-term aligned with your attachment style? Your happiness may be influenced by this factor.

Is being single for the long-term aligned with your attachment style? Your happiness may be influenced by this factor.

Can single people be secure and thriving? A recent study published in the Journal of Personality suggests that they can. While it is often assumed that single people are insecure and struggle to find a partner or maintain a relationship, the research shows that attachment style plays a crucial role in how individuals experience singlehood.…
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