Would you trust AI with your mental health?
A University of Melbourne expert says Artificial intelligence (AI) is playing a role in mental health care, but we have to balance ethical and privacy concerns.
The thin line between fake and fact
The internet provides a forum for democracy in some Southeast Asian countries, but a University of Melbourne expert says it’s also become a tool for fake news.
Trolling in the era of ‘freedom of speech’
A University of Melbourne expert says proposed anti-vilification laws in Victoria to curb online trolling could be a step in the right direction.
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.
Why data is king
Our love for Google and Facebook has made them digital giants; but a University of Melbourne expert asks whether we can trust them with our personal data?
Why nerd politics is here to stay
In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Dr John Postill discusses the ‘technopolitical nerds’ making their mark worldwide
How do we grow Australia’s eSports industry?
University of Melbourne research finds competitive video gaming is big business, but Australia needs to do more to increase its presence in the eSports arena.
Building a national broadband for everyone...even gamers
Are gamers to blame for slow speeds on the NBN? University of Melbourne experts look at whether it's fair to blame eSports players for using up too much data.
The key to unlocking your privacy
More government services, like the New Zealand census, are moving online; University of Melbourne experts look at whether we should trust that our data is safe.
Who should own research data?
Following the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the rise of personal sensors, a University of Melbourne expert asks whether data should belong to participants