Researchers looking at the effect of smartphones on face-to-face social interactions found that people who used their devices while out for dinner with friends and family enjoyed themselves less than those who did not.
Our smartphones enable—and encourage—constant connection to information, entertainment, and each other. They put the world at our fingertips, and rarely leave our sides. Although these devices have immense potential to improve welfare, their persistent presence may come at a cognitive cost.
For small and medium businesses, online communication and collaboration tools are a game-changer, saving time and breaking down barriers. From email to instant messaging, video conferencing, and interactive whiteboards, communicating has never been easier.
Sydney is recognised as Australia’s only global city and the leading knowledge-based economy in the country.
If you have a great idea that would benefit the local community but just need a kick-start to get it off the ground, the City of Sydney’s grants and sponsorships program may be able to help.
As part of our economic development strategy, we are helping to nurture economic growth across the City of Sydney's local area. We have identified 10 villages based around key community main streets and centres of business activity with each one having a distinct character and economic makeup