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  • Blog Post: Cybersmart program ‘Tagged’

    As a member of the Government's Consultative Working Group on Cyber Safety, Microsoft is pleased to highlight ‘Tagged’, a short film for teenagers that explores themes of cyberbullying, sexting and digital reputation developed by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) Cybersmart...
  • Blog Post: Federal Government releases National Digital Economy Strategy

    The Federal Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy Senator Stephen Conroy this morning released the Federal Government’s National Digital Economy Strategy . The Strategy is the product of over 18 months work by the Minister’s Department. It articulates the Government’s...
  • Blog Post: Politics & Technology

    (Cross posted from OpenForum.com.au ) I'm delighted to have been invited to visit Australia in June to be the keynote speaker at The Microsoft Australia Politics and Technology Forum . I am highly political but completely untechnological, and yet I am regarded as being at the forefront of political technology...
  • Blog Post: Australian Policymakers Play Key Role in Cloud Safety

    Posted by Julie Inman-Grant Director, Privacy and Internet Safety Outreach, Trustworthy Computing The explosive growth of cloud computing services and Internet-connected mobile devices is creating exciting opportunities for users to connect, share common interests and access information. Australians...
  • Blog Post: Technology opens up voting possibilities

    Cross posted from the National Times Technology enabled almost instant updating of results online during the election night counting. Indeed, I borrowed a friend's mobile phone at a social function to keep up with the amazing results unfolding on the night. But technology also has far-reaching implications...
  • Blog Post: Leaders could face up to voters with a full web debate

    Cross posted from The Punch We are all familiar with the television debates between the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition that occur in the lead up to a Federal election - but are Australians ready for online election debates? Last month, NSW held what was billed as the first election...
  • Blog Post: Social media, the Internet, Crikey!

    Information technology futurist, media personality, inventor and author Mark Pesce and Crikey columnist Stilgherrian discuss social networking and the cultural changes we can anticipate being unleashed by the Internet in 2020. This three part video considers many of the most profound questions for the...
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