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Michael Arnold

Report

Mapping the Melbourne sharing economy

This report presents findings from an analysis of the scale and scope of the sharing economy in Melbourne. The central aim of this report is to outline the breadth of the sharing economy in Melbourne, and to identify future directions for further investigation. The new...
Report

Telling our stories: Aboriginal young people in Victoria and digital storytelling

This project worked with Aboriginal youth under the age of 25 – an age group that forms the majority of the Aboriginal population in Victoria and is among the highest users of mobile phones, actively engaging in social media and other online platforms. With the...
Report

Framing the NBN: public perceptions and media representations

This report samples and analyses public perception and media representation of the National Broadband Network during the early stages of its discussion, installation, and adoption. Executive summary The success of the National Broadband Network (NBN) in fulfilling its ambition to connect every business and household...
Conference paper

Users and non-users of next generation broadband

This paper explores the contexts and motivations that underpin the uptake of Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN). The findings are drawn from a mixed-methods research study of households using surveys and interviews conducted in 2011 and 2012 in an early release site of the NBN...
Report

Death and the internet: consumer issues for planning and managing digital legacies

The project identified a range of ownership and access issues, and found that many online 'assets' are left exposed or stranded after death. The researchers concluded that more Australians should include digital registers in, or with, their wills and these should contain passwords and account...