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  • Sci Curious event reviews... The Life Code

    Sci Curious event reviews... The Life Code

    Event reviews by our Sci Curious members The Life Code - AI PERFECTION through the elements Combining a pop-up exhibition/showcase with a panel discussion, The Life Code examines, through the lens of AR/VR projects, how Indigenous knowledge systems (which find perfection from the elements) can lead to more engaging and inclusive technologies, whilst also underscoring the importance of Indigenous science in AI.   Review #1 by Brandon This event was a real eye opener,...

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  • Sci Curious event reviews... Mongrel Mutts and Show Clones

    Event reviews by our Sci Curious members   Mongrel Mutts and Show Clones Is our obsession with dog breeding a form of eugenics? Will breeding certain dogs be banned for ethical reasons? Will our future be filled with clones of our #1 pets? This event explored the science behind dog breeding, discussing the moral and ethical implications of breeding dogs and debunking myths around cloning our pets.   Review #1 by Jasmine Wondering down the concrete driveway to the chilly South...

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  • Sci Curious event reviews... SCI-FI[LM]: Ex Machina

    Event reviews by our Sci Curious members SCI-FI[LM]: Ex Machina Artificial intelligence isn’t a thing of the future anymore – self-taught A.I. is already smarter than humans at gaming, life-like interactive sex robots are in high demand, and Google Assistant can switch the lights in your home on and off at your request. Does A.I. make our lives more perfect?   Review #1 by Arnold Ex Machina is a sci fi staple that tackles several very pressing themes and ideas, such as identity,...

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  • Sci Curious event reviews... MIFF Talks debate

    Event reviews by our Sci Curious members MIFF Talks: Pop culture and Science - do they play nice? In this friendly (and possibly fiery) debate, a panel of cultural and scientific experts lock horns over the way cinema and other forms of entertainment have advanced or regressed popular attitudes towards science. In a post-truth world, how have the big and small screens helped or hindered the way we perceive science and technology?    Review #1 by Jue Perhaps the most emphasised...

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  • Science Gallery Melbourne Journey – A Mediators Perspective

    By Eileen Truong – The University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Science (Human Structure and Function) The discovery When I first heard of Science Gallery Melbourne, I was beyond excited – I could not believe an exhibit showcasing the two fields I am deeply passionate about would be opening at our very own university. Then to have the opportunity to be involved as a mediator was a dream come true. And boy did it exceed my expectations. It was THE most incredible job – no, life...

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