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Millennials, Ford, Toyota and Google


Many organisations continue to be concerned with how they will manage millennials – the generation of employees that were born between the early 1980s and the mid 1990s. While it is clearly inaccurate to ascribe all people born between these dates … Continue reading

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The Refugee Crisis and the Role of Information Technology


When people are forced to flee their homes as a result of man made or environmentally created crises they become refugees, some unable to ever return to their homes and requiring permanent resettlement and others who may be able to return at … Continue reading

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The Future of the Internet, 2013 Update


The internet continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Over the past three years we have seen its continued proliferation across the globe and increasing use of social media. This post updates the initial post in this blog on the … Continue reading

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Information Technology and Privacy – 2013 Update


The original post on Information Technology and Privacy was published in 2011. That post discussed a number of areas of privacy including consumer privacy, social media and privacy, national security, legislation and law enforcement and also looked particularly at Facebook, Google … Continue reading

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Interview With Vint Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google


Vint Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist at Google discusses the development of the internet, its impact in the world today and its future in a wide ranging interview with Peter Carr of the Department of Management Sciences, in the … Continue reading

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Interview with Rainey Reitman, Activism Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation


I spoke with Rainey Reitman about the internet and privacy. We discussed the current privacy situation, Google’s privacy changes and privacy legislation currently being discussed in many countries. We also covered Wikileaks and Rainey gave advice on what people can do … Continue reading

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Information Technology and Privacy 2012 Update


I have left the posting on Information Technology and Privacy from 2011 intact and am posting here additional content for 2012. This appears in the following areas. The above video illustrates the continuing complacency about privacy amongst many internet users. … Continue reading

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Week 12: The Future of the Internet


This week we will look at the internet in the future. First we will summarise the history of the development of the internet thus far, creating the context for discussion on its future development. Then we will look at the … Continue reading

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Week 6: Information Technology and Privacy


Surveillance and information gathering has reached worrying magnitudes for many in the internet enabled world. This week we will consider the following questions about information technology and privacy: 1. What is privacy today? 2. What is the current internet privacy position? … Continue reading

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