Our digital future: Food for thought





Published August 2023

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In the latest IMPACT magazine, you’ll find a deep dive into the interconnected systems that play a pivotal role in shaping our world.

This issue focuses on Australia’s efforts to achieve sustainability, improve food and water security, boost cybersecurity, and embrace advanced technologies like AI and quantum computing.

A central theme throughout this issue is Artificial Intelligence (AI). The articles delve into the implications of AI, raising questions about society’s readiness to harness its capabilities and highlighting key domains requiring immediate attention.

The magazine covers a wide range of topics, from how technology affects our environment to Australia’s goal of becoming carbon-neutral. It also explores the connections between agricultural innovation, digital technology, infrastructure and STEM education.

This issue stresses the importance of evidence, expertise, and working together to bring about positive changes in our society. Readers are challenged to consider a systems thinking approach, connecting the dots between technology, innovation, policy, and societal progress to drive positive change and realise Australia’s ambitious goals.