Via an Australian case study, this article argues that it is imperative to better understand how internet technology interacts with the life worlds and dynamics of disability, and suggests how policy can be articulated and improved to put people with disabilities on an equal basis to others in digital societies.
Developed by Western Sydney University, this reportprovides an in-depth analysis into how advancements in technology and nationwide access to fast broadband will transform all aspects of the Australian way of life.
Marketing materials for 'off-the-shelf' smart home control devices are analysed, including a summary of proposed benefits and lifestyle enhancements. Potential detriments and energy consumption implications, including for financially disadvantaged or disengaged households, are discussed.
In this report, RAND researchers, with the help of an advisory panel, craft a research agenda to prepare the U.S. legal system to address the effects of emerging technologies on individuals' constitutional rights, especially to due process.