This week: all things facial recognition and the implications of using public data.
We look at lessons learned from the use of digital contact tracing apps, launched with great promise early in the pandemic, but now largely regarded as ineffective by many countries.
The data collection and surveillance capabilities of smart street furniture raise a number of concerns.
Does treating VR only as a gaming technology underestimate its potential impact on society?
This week: we dive into the complex shadow world of trading location data from innocuous apps.
Facebook's Oculus Quest 2 headset is the latest step in the construction of a 'mirrorworld' built on high-tech surveillance and targeted advertising.
In the past decade, the Australian government has commissioned data analytics projects worth more than A$200 million. We have little information about what they involved.
Corporate surveillance: heightened remote surveillance and activity tracking.
We must design the health surveillance and AI tools needed to control COVID-19 and future pandemics so they don’t psychologically backfire or hinder our opportunities to thrive in the future.
This week: contact tracing with Apple and Google, and the big picture of surveillance during the pandemic.
This week: disturbing patents, smart housing, and asking a dangerous question.
Enabled by exponential technological advancements in data storage, transmission and analysis, the drive to “datify” our lives is creating an ultra-transparent world where we are never free from being under surveillance.