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The state of digital on The Future, This Week

This week: part one of a special with Simon Kemp on the state of digital.

Is FaceApp hoarding our data?

Is FaceApp amassing a database of user-submitted images for political purposes, under the guise of a light-hearted game?

ACCC has let us down and it’s let Google and Facebook off the hook

The Australian Competition Consumer Commission (ACCC) released its report into digital platforms and their effect on traditional media, and it’s good news for Google and Facebook.

Talk, not text: the shift from typing to voice assistants

With 25 per cent of Australian searches now being done via voice, the search battlefield is shifting from typing to talking.

The Future, This Week 7 Jun 19: #DigitalMarketing, #Apple, #TheNorthFace

This week: Apple’s privacy push cuts out marketers, marketing to the algorithm and robot furniture

Should Facebook be broken up?

One of Facebook’s founders says the company is too big and powerful. Kai Riemer speaks with Kia Handley on ABC Radio Newcastle.

The future of you

Your future is not yet written. Here are some ideas currently being tested that aim to put people at the centre of discussions about a better AI future.

Purchasing privacy

Is privacy now a luxury only the rich can afford?

The Future, This Week 21 Sep 18: privacy, measurements, and ad poetry

This week: selling privacy, for good measure, and automated advertising poetry.

What if the companies that profit from your data had to pay you?

Personal data is sold, bought and traded among companies all the time. But what if the companies profiting from your data had to pay you a share of that earning?

We don’t own data like we own a car

People find data difficult to own – and things we don’t own, we tend not to protect.

The Future, This Week 08 June 2018

This week: face recognition for a noble cause, the capability to find you in a crowd and DNA predictions.

Australia and the tough new EU privacy regulations

By choosing to deal with companies with better data protection policies, Australian consumers can create pressure for change in how personal data is handled across the board.

The Future, This Week 23 March 2018

This week: Cambridge Analytica is not the real story, backchannel gig chats, and a fading giant.

Gig platforms’ claims over worker chat groups: fraught territory indeed

Could an employer or platform claim copyright in a chat group? We’d first have to accept that conversations in a chat group are protected by copyright.

Classy Facebook

Facebook patents an algorithm that determines social status: your class is its business.

The Future, This Week 02 February 2018

This week: break-in-news, I spy with my data eye, and fashion out of fashion.

The Future, This Week 01 September 2017

This week: privacy (what privacy?), mind control games, and boring innovation.


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