The World Happiness Report surveys the state of global happiness and ranks 156 countries by how happy their citizens perceive themselves to be. This year’s report focuses on happiness and the community: how happiness has evolved over the past dozen years, with a focus on...
This article identifies the apps that are most frequently used in 148 Australian primary schools and categorises them by their stated treatment of identifiable information.
The fourth industrial revolution involves the continuous and cyclical flow of information and actions between the physical and digital worlds. This revolution can potentially create a hyper-connected defence-industry-research-academia ecosystem able to continually innovate.
This report presents one of the first accounts of public opinion in Australia regarding digital technology and schools.
This report outlines how information communications technology (ICT) is used in Australian agriculture. The report also identifies the key differences in adoption between agriculture sectors and between small and large farms.
This paper explores some of the ways information and communications technology is being implemented in Australian prisons and internationally, and considers the challenges, risks and benefits of bridging the ‘digital divide’.
This research report examines the features that should be included in strength-based programs in order to deliver the most effective outcomes for young people living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
This audit examined whether transparency in government information and communications technology (ICT) investments has improved since the development of the Victorian government ICT dashboard.
This paper discusses the new technology known as the 'blockchain'. It aims to demystify the blockchain by explaining how it works, outlining current and potential uses, as well as noting the potential risks and challenges this technology may pose to policymakers.
The rise of influential Chinese digital giants, including Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent and Xiaomi has shown the world that China is a global leader in digital innovation and it is not surprising that China has started to influence the global digital market. But is China exploiting...
OCLC has partnered with the American Library Association (ALA) and its Public Library Association (PLA) division to investigate current perceptions and support among US voters and how they may have shifted since 2008 when OCLC published From Awareness to Funding: A Study of Library Support...
Buildings contribute to about 40% of total annual energy consumption in the U.S. and saving a small percentage of that can lead to significant economic and environmental impacts. Building Energy Modeling (BEM) tools are important in reducing building's energy consumption. Most of...
This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) and the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) exists to facilitate practical ways for the DTA and the AIIA to engage to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.
This report details findings of the Curtin University Teaching Innovation funded project Internet of Things (IoT) Education: Implications for Students with Disabilities. This project aimed to provide insight into both the potential risks and benefits of the IoT for tertiary students with disabilities, particularly in...
The digital revolution is unstoppable and irreversible. The speed, scope and pervasiveness of digital technologies is profound. Like every other technology driven change, it has benefits and challenges.
For women working in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) jobs, the workplace is a different, sometimes more hostile environment than the one their male coworkers experience. Discrimination and sexual harassment are seen as more frequent, and gender is perceived as more of an impediment...
Each year since 1959, the ABC has sparked national discussion about critical ideas with the Boyer Lectures.
In October, ANU Distinguished Professor and Intel Senior Fellow Professor Genevieve Bell continues this proud tradition and you're invited. Thirty years ago, Professor Bell left Australia to...