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How Aid Works is a podcast from the Australian Red Cross. It's actually one of the most popular podcasts in its category in Australia, and it's all about how the Red Cross's aid workers operate around the world -- in war zones and disaster areas. If you've ever wondered where the money from your street corner charity donation goes, this is how you can find out.

Almost 1.3 million records of Australian donors to the Red Cross Blood Service have been exposed online in what is apparently the country's largest ever data breach. Personal details like names and addresses, blood type and sexual history, discovered by an anonymous individual and verified by security researcher Troy Hunt, were published to a public-facing website of one of the Blood Service's technology partners.

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.