Digital Inclusion

Digital Inclusion

Research

27 March 2017

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.

27 February 2017

This report maps the breadth of the sharing economy across Melbourne – and contributes the first comprehensive listing of networks active and available to people in Melbourne.

20 February 2017

The 2017 Affordability Report examines the state of policy progress toward affordable internet across fifty-eight low and middle-income countries.

3 February 2017

Developed by Western Sydney University, this report provides 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.

25 January 2017

This index reveals that while digital inclusion is improving, it is uneven and many Australians are missing out on the benefits digital participation derives for our public and private lives.

17 January 2017

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.

10 January 2017

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.

21 December 2016

The study analyses data from the first large scale Australian survey of public wi-fi use.