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Ellie Rennie

Report

Blockchain and the creative industries: provocation paper

Over the past decade, technology companies have become powerful players in the creative economy. This report explores how the creative industries might benefit from investment in improved administrative infrastructure that can be furnished through new digital ledger technology (blockchains).
Report

Measuring Australia’s digital divide: the Australian digital inclusion index 2019

The Australian Digital Inclusion Index measures three vital dimensions of digital inclusion: access, affordability, and digital ability. It shows how these dimensions change over time, according to people’s social and economic circumstances, as well as across geographic locations. This 2019 ADII report incorporates data collected...
Audio podcast

Disconnect: Sky camp

In some Aboriginal cultures, when someone passes away, their name and image should not be spoken or seen, let alone shared online. In this episode we discuss the topic of death, and how customs surrounding death are being challenged by social media and internet use.
Audio podcast

Disconnect: Killswitch

When you live in a place with mobile phone reception you can switch off your device, but the network stays on. But what if you wanted the whole thing switched off? In some remote Australian communities, it can be.
Audio podcast

Disconnect: The dish

If you’ve driven through the Northern Territory lately you may have seen these structures, always in places where there is no mobile phone reception. No reception, that is, until you rest your phone on one of these bush hotspots.