James Boyce

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James Boyce is a writer and historian. His latest book is Losing Streak: How Tasmania was Gamed by the Gambling Industry.

Articles by this author

Image of a modern kitchen, circa 1950.
How transformative has the computer age really been?
Tablet or toilet?
On 20 July, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull gave a speech to the Economic and Social Outlook Conference, in which his understanding of the history of technology provided the...
The selfish gene
Richard Dawkins published The Selfish Gene in 1976, the book that established his reputation and which, his closest supporters maintain, ‘takes pride of place among his...
'The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia' By Bill Gammage, Allen and Unwin, 384pp; $49.99
'The Biggest Estate on Earth' by Bill Gammage
Modern environmental sensibility has not increased the number of Australians who are able to imagine what our dominant homelands – the coastlands of the temperate zone – were like...