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
At the human-computer interface
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast features Ben Shneiderman on human-computer interaction, research and technology.
Can you really Google your way through a medical degree?
University of Melbourne research with first year medical students has found a significant number use Google and Wikipedia more often than university resources.
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.
The simple process of re-identifying patients in public health records
In 2016, doctors’ identities were decrypted in Australian medical records. Now, a University of Melbourne team finds patients’ records can also be re-identified