The digital decade and the future of jobs
Data61's Claire Mason, Senior Social Scientist in our Decision Sciences team, explores the future of work and what digital megatrends mean for careers and jobs in the near future
What are megatrends? An explainer
We dig into the meaning and importance of ‘megatrends’, highlighting a recent talk, and a new report
Insights Team Expert Commentary
What are the applications of distributed ledgers? How do we bridge the cybersecurity gap? How do we address public concerns about privacy? Read some answers from our Strategic Insights team
Fortifying Australia’s cybersecurity resilience
The frequency and magnitude of cybersecurity threats is increasing, and with it, the need to strengthen Australia's ability to protect against such threats. In 2018, we'll need to focus on several key areas around cybersecurity to ensure continued protection against new threats in this area. Data61's John McLaughlin explores further below.
Privacy-Preserving Data Sharing for Australia’s Digital Economy
The most valuable resource in the world is no longer oil or gold, but data.
The looming impact of distributed ledgers
Looking past the hype, Data61's John McLaughlin explores the variety of real-world, practical applications of distributed ledgers, and how they're due to have several significant impacts on Australian industries
Big Tech Impacts for 2018
Technological change accelerates faster than our ability to observe it, but with enough investigative rigour, we can scratch at the surface of the near future
Social media is a window to privacy’s biggest issues
The advent of social media has caused a very significant shift in how we use digital communication tools. Companies like Facebook create an environment that is filled with words, videos and images from friends we’ve known for decades, and use their platform to create new connections, facilitate events, raise money for charities and amplify the voices of individuals and groups.
Impact and media – Issue 3
We've had a busy few weeks since the last edition of Algorithm. Some highlights inside