A survey of more than 2,000 people as Melbourne reopened after COVID lockdowns shows the pandemic and digital technology have made the city less a place of work, more a place to visit now and then.
New research identifies four main ways parents try to deal with their children’s use of screens. All have their pros and cons.
Innovation in the digital space is not necessarily working for people in the global south.
Recent polling shows more than 90% of Australian parents think their kids’ screen time is a problem.
Asthma is a huge health challenge, and many people struggle to stick to a medication regime to control their condition. Digital technologies can help, but we need to know more about what works best.
With online use ever-increasing, so is the rise of ghosting – when friends decide to disappear into the social ether.
Creating holographic ‘digital twins’ will significantly reduce the stress, cost and logistical issues of touring – and means artists can live forever onstage.
A new politics of remembrance emerged during the COVID pandemic.
Digital technologies like artificial intelligence and wireless networks will be crucially important for Australia’s economy. A new report urges the government to invest strongly in our digital future.
Older people are often labelled technophobic, but since lockdown the digital divide is closing as more and more use technology to connect with others.
Anyone who wants to market to ‘Zoomers’ needs to do their research first.
A privacy expert says citizens will need to exercise their right to public protest if they want to preserve their privacy.
Innovative border control technologies may be great for governments cracking down on migration — but they could further disadvantage groups that are already vulnerable.
Teachers still hold the key to children’s learning and no keyboard or screen can replace their role.
Beyond the obvious risk of financial loss, cyberattacks can weaken our trust in digital infrastructure – and by extension, our trust in public institutions, too.
China has embraced the concept of Digital Earth – the use of data from satellites to create a visual map of what’s happening at every point on the planet – and is now a key player in making it happen.
Parents shouldn’t fear putting tech under the tree. In fact, it could bring families closer together.
As new ways of working have spread throughout the workplace, a culture of lifelong learning is competing with the traditional practice of on-the-job training.
Innovation in digital technology is accelerating – it has massive untapped potential for tackling the climate crisis.
Digital technologies have created new opportunities for businesses in sub-Saharan Africa, but they must be aimed at meeting the sub-continent’s needs.