Digital Privacy Is a Class Issue
As corporations mine data and monetize the web, the divide between rich and poor on the Internet grows wider.
Technology Is as Biased as Its Makers
From exploding Ford Pintos to racist algorithms, all harmful technologies are a product of unethical design. Yet, like car companies in the ’70s, today’s tech companies would rather blame the user.
To address climate change we need the democratic development of technology
Imagine if the significant resources of Bezos and Musk were expended not on building their personal colonies on Mars, but rather making the planet habitable for the other 7 billion people on Earth?
Sorry Mark, your idea of privacy isn’t the same as mine
The rhetoric at Facebook – the most significant social media platform in the world – is changing.
Today, my book Future Histories is published internationally by Verso. I would love to know what you think!
RightsCon Tunis – Defending encryption – lessons from the Australian frontline
11-14 June 2019, Tunis
McKell Cybersecurity Policy Luncheon
3 March 2019
A panel and forum on data security, encryption and the Assistance and Access Act 2018.
E&T Review Future Histories
Thursday, February 28, 2019. Book review: ‘Future Histories’ by Lizzie O’Shea.
‘Will robots bring us utopia?’ An end-of-year debate!
7 December 2018
A lively end-of-year debate on the topic of automation and what it will mean for workers and labour.
Australia Wants to Take Government Surveillance to the Next Level
A new bill will help its intelligence agencies circumvent encryption. And what starts Down Under won’t necessarily stay there.