Entries by The Conversation

Infographic: Budget 2017 at a glance

Jenni Henderson, The Conversation and Wes Mountain, The Conversation Jenni Henderson, Editor, Business and Economy, The Conversation and Wes Mountain, Deputy Multimedia Editor, The Conversation This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Why emojis – 👫🍣💍🎭 – might be your next password

Florian Schaub, University of Michigan Would you rather unlock your smartphone with a plain four-digit PIN or with a smiley-face emoji? Would it be easier and more pleasant to remember “🐱💦🎆🎌,” for example, or “2476”? Smartphone users commonly use emojis to express moods, emotions and nuances in emails and text messages – and even communicate […]

Flu vaccine won’t definitely stop you from getting the flu, but it’s more important than you think

Allen Cheng, Monash University and Kristine Macartney, University of Sydney As we head towards a southern hemisphere winter, many people are wondering if it’s worth getting the flu vaccine. Generally speaking, if you are vaccinated, you’re less likely to get the flu. But that’s not the whole story. For most healthy people, it’s about considering […]