‘Anti-hero’: A philosophical take on Taylor’s existential authenticity
A University of Melbourne expert asks what it means to be ‘authentic’ when you are a mega-celebrity, like Taylor Swift, in the digital age
When it comes to jobs, AI does not like parents
New University of Melbourne research finds that AI doesn’t just discriminate against women in the workforce – but also has a problem with parents.
The flawed algorithm at the heart of Robodebt
Robodebt shows us that automated decision-making algorithms encode the biases of the people and policies that conceive them, say University of Melbourne experts
Trump, nipples and the hypocrisy of the social media giants
Ending routine social media censorship of the marginalised may may mean significantly increasing the diversity in the industry – University of Melbourne experts
A little bird didn’t tell me
The hack attack on Twitter was aimed at financial gain, but what happens when hacking turns political? University of Melbourne experts look at what is needed.
Do we really need a tracking app and can we trust it?
Privacy must be central to any COVID-19 app, but there are other ways to track infections and an app may not work anyway, say University of Melbourne experts.