Tasmania's digital inclusion increased dramatically and more than the national average from 2017 to 2018. This change is underpinned by a doubling of access to NBN in Tasmania in that period.
Important programs helping older adults learn how to use the internet are effective but limited.
Tech companies such as SpaceX, Facebook, Google and Microsoft are competing to bring internet to areas without access in the developing world. And that's a problem.
The people who have the most to gain from the extraordinary resources of the internet are missing out, including those not employed, older Australians and migrants from non-English speaking countries.
Many people in rural America don't have access to fast, affordable internet access. How might those communities connect to the global exchange of goods, services and ideas?
Many users of digital platforms resign themselves to being monitored. That's surveillance apathy - and it's worse in society's most marginalised groups.
The 2017 Australian Digital Inclusion Index shows that internet access and digital ability have improved since 2014, but the affordability of online services has declined.
Digital devices can make a real difference in treating chronic diseases. But many who have these conditions are poor, and they often cannot afford the devices.
Technology had enabled humans to explore the deep sea, the Earth's poles, and outer space. But we shouldn't forget historical lessons about frontiers in the process of traversing them.
A new player is shaking up the Indian mobile market. But will it be enough?
Patient portals are fast becoming a way of health care life in the U.S., but they are leaving an important group behind. Latinos are much less likely to use portals than non-Latinos.
That South Africa has voted against rights enshrined in its globally celebrated, progressive constitution suggests a troubling indifference to its human rights commitments.
Now the ALP has released its much-anticipated National Broadband Network policy, it gives voters a chance to see how the Coalition and the Opposition's plans compare.
The critical question is how far we are willing to allow rural Australia to fall behind when it comes to telecommunications infrastructure.
The Democrats' policy platforms address the fundamental issue of Internet haves and have-nots in the U.S. But research suggests just hooking people up to broadband won't solve the problem.
Australia's connection to the internet continues to grow but there are still 1.3 million households not online.
We have come to see being digitally connected as part of the fabric of life in the city, but staying connected is a daily struggle for the marginalised and homeless.
To benefit from the digital revolution, the world needs more than just connectivity.
While the internet penetration rate in the developed world sits at 81%, two-thirds of the developing world are still without access.
There are still many Australians who don't have regular access to the internet. We must do more to bridge the digital divide and accommodate a diversity of technologies.