The privacy paradox: why we let ourselves be monitored
Devices like digital assistants are convenient but why do we trade off our privacy? University of Melbourne experts give some simple steps on staying private.
Are our new virtual workplaces equitable?
COVID-19 has changed the way many of us work, but University of Melbourne experts say our new virtual workplaces raise questions over equity.
Coming clean on hand sanitisers
A University of Melbourne expert says clarifying the distinction between ’therapeutic’ and ‘cosmetic’ hand sanitisers is critical in the fight against COVID-19.
The cost to freedom in the war against COVID-19
Mass digital surveillance is being used around the world to control COVID-19. University of Melbourne experts warn of the risks to citizens' privacy and freedom
Should we work with or turn off AI?
A University of Melbourne expert says artificial intelligence is already impacting on how we work – and we need to define any human-computer collaboration now.
Discoveries that blew our minds in 2018: Part Two
This year was a big year for research - we asked University of Melbourne experts to review some of the amazing research, discoveries and big thinking of 2018.
Consumer rights and unwrapping the latest gadget
A University of Melbourne consumer law expert explains your rights when it comes to the new Internet of Things gadgets you might receive this Christmas.
Making information accessible - for everyone
Essential consumer services need to be accessible for all, including those with cognitive disabilities. University of Melbourne researchers show how to do it.
Why does artificial intelligence discriminate?
University of Melbourne experts say creating more inclusive AI is unlikely to succeed unless people who've been historically excluded or ignored are included.
Why the plastic bag backflip is a bad idea
Coles supermarket has reversed its ban on plastic bags: University of Melbourne experts explore the impact and what it means for Coles.