Major parties staying silent on social media regulation
Australians are voting in an age of hyper-partisan, shareable fake news; a University of Melbourne expert says social media regulation is a key election issue.
The rise of the microgenre
Digital publishing has led to the rise of niche microgenres in books and, according to University of Melbourne research, it’s changing our literary landscape.
From “failed musician” to innovative entrepreneur
University of Melbourne associate lecturer Susan de Weger felt like a "failed musician", but has gone on to teach music entrepreneurship in a digital age.
Your online life after death
University of Melbourne academics Dr Martin Gibbs, Dr Tamara Kohn and Hannah Gould are investigating how digital disruption is changing our attitudes to death.
Keeping tabs on the tech giants
As Australia's competition watchdog investigates tech giants like Google and Facebook, a University of Melbourne expert says the focus is more transparency.
Human dignity and digital identity
In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts, Professor Luciano Floridi explores the ethical implications of our online identities.
Digital disruption and the Law
The legal profession is experiencing digital disruption. Dean of the University of Melbourne Law School, Carolyn Evans, argues legal education must adapt too.
Coding in the classroom
Australian schools will soon introduce the new Digital Technologies curriculum - part of preparing students for the future, says the University of Melbourne.
Taking a city’s pulse: Touch-ons, transactions and tweets
Tweets, transactions and transport card ‘touch-ons’ could give urban planners the big data they need to better plan our cities.
Judge, jury and Google
The jury system needs to change to keep pace with 21st Century jurors, who are more digitally-connected than ever before.