The use of drones is soaring to new heights, particularly as their cost has decreased. However, if you break the rules, you can be hit with thousands of dollars in fines.


The 60th Annual Grammy Awards kicks off this morning, returning to Madison Square Garden in New York City. James Corden takes on hosting duties again and some big names including Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars are slated to perform. Whether you're on board for the glitz, the glam rock or just want to see if Jay-Z can win all eight categories he's nominated for, here's all the ways to watch the Grammys in Australia.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.


Wrapping up the work week on a beautiful summer day sometimes feels like a slog, and for good reason. The days are hotter, you aren't getting much done, and your weekend plans are getting closer by the minute. It might sound inefficient, but the increasingly popular early dismissal "Summer Fridays" work perk benefits not only you, but your employer as well. You'll get more time for yourself, your boss gets better work from you, and everyone gets to enjoy a beautiful afternoon.


The culture of Basecamp, the small company behind top-shelf project management software, is famously productive and unfrazzled. David Heinemeier Hansson, AKA DHH, is the developer behind Basecamp's eponymous flagship product. He's also the creator of Ruby on Rails, the framework underlying sites such as Hulu, Airbnb, GitHub, and early versions of Twitter. In his off hours, he's an international race car driver. We asked him how he works.

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Expert analysis has predicted a shocking result for Australian retailers within the first five years of Amazon entering the local market. We're talking major losses for JB Hi-Fi, Myer and Harvey Norman.

The figures are so damning that Harvey Norman may have already lost market value in part based on the analysis, with Gerry Harvey taking a $100 million hit to his personal wealth.


Reader Alec submitted this desktop to our Desktop Showcase, and aside from a stunning wallpaper, it's a neatly customised Mac. Here's how he set everything up.


We're constantly told that we should strive to maintain a good work-life balance to avoid feeling burnt out. But talk is cheap and many of us are still hooked on checking our work emails at home or when we're out and about. Should there be a mandate to ban people from replying to business emails at home? France seems to think so.