As AI-powered chatbots edge into the education sector, teachers should to take an active role in testing and using these cutting-edge tools to maintain a competitive edge in their profession. This follows a strict banning of ChatGPT in WA, NSW, Queensland, and Tasmania. Internationally, ChatGPT is banned in school districts across the US, France, and India.
Honeywell has released its predictions for emerging trends that will help shape building operations and technologies in 2023 and beyond. Top experts at Honeywell revealed insights on opportunities to make buildings more sustainable, safer and occupant focused. Communities across the United States recently began prohibiting new natural gas hookups, and major cities are considering pro-electric legislation, primarily because a building that burns gas or oil to produce heat or hot water is unlikely to meet carbon reduction goals.
I think the layoffs are a bit of a knee-jerk reaction. Most of those that have done the big layoffs are companies that have experienced phenomenal growth during COVID-19, which led to an increase in the demand for online services. Now, a confluence of number of factors is behind the situation, which includes over hiring during the pandemic, a decline in demand post-COVID, rising inflation and interest rates, and an uncertain economic landscape.
It’s still the season for gazing into the crystal ball that tells us what’s going to happen in the world of cybersecurity for the rest of the year. Or at least we wish it would. Crystal balls are always cloudy, which means predictions are hard — especially about the future, as the late, great Yogi Berra said. Indeed, weather experts have a tough time telling us what’s going to happen in a week, never mind the rest of a year that’s just beginning.
Full Stop Australia has welcomed the Albanese Government’s draft legislation that will make long overdue reforms to the family law system to protect children and victims of family violence. The presumption of shared parental responsibility led to serious abuse in the system because perpetrators were able to game the system and manipulate traumatised families.
2022 was undoubtedly a very eventful year in the cybersecurity realm - from state-sponsored attacks to ransomware attacks to the emergence of new forms of phishing. Enterprise security breaches and critical infrastructure attacks also spiked, thanks to new threat vectors.
Business communication is evolving, and in 2023, it is more important than ever for firms to approach it strategically and effectively. A multichannel communication platform, like the one offered by our firm, can help businesses streamline and optimize their communication efforts. One of the biggest changes in business communication has been the shift towards digital channels. Email, instant messaging, and social media are now essential for all businesses.
The year 2022 has been a recovery era for the travel industry. The post-covid year brought about more confidence and loosened restrictions as opposed to 2020 and 2021. While some European countries still imposed restrictions upon entry, like demanding proof of vaccination, many other countries have returned to their former entry model before the global pandemic.
Australia is one of the leading countries to start, own and operate a business. Australia ranks second in the world as an ideal place to operate a social enterprise in. Over the past decade two thirds of new businesses launched in Australia have been founded by women. While there has been a 46% increase in women owning businesses over the past two decades.
The APAC is home to some of the world's most populated countries. Yet, it still faces significant challenges when it comes to financial inclusion. Fortunately, mobile wallets in APAC offer a viable solution to this problem. By leveraging new tech such as AI and blockchain, mobile wallets can provide secure and reliable access to financial services to those in need, helping to bridge the gap between those with and without access to banking services.