COVIDSafe App Teardown & Panel Discussion

This was an interesting panel to be on – along with Troy Hunt, Matthew Robins, Geoffrey Huntley, and Alec Tucker. The discussion covers observations about what the COVIDSafe app actually does, what it collects, what it sends and what are the real world privacy, cybersecurity, and information security implications. My estimate is that the government does not seem to be trying to be actively evil. … Continue reading COVIDSafe App Teardown & Panel Discussion

Call for papers: Design for Disaster Response Conference #d4dr15

A colleague and I are co-chairing the Design for Disaster Response cross disciplinary conference to share research and actions around approaches to preparing for, and delivering responses to, disaster. We recently issued the following call for papers. More information will be available on the #d4dr15 conference website. Date and Location Date: Friday November 13, 2015 Venue: UNSW Australia Michael Crouch Innovation Centre UNSW Sydney, Australia Conference Chairs Selena Griffith UNSW … Continue reading Call for papers: Design for Disaster Response Conference #d4dr15

Politics of Social – Social Media Week Sydney 2014

As part of Social Media Week Sydney 2014 I was honoured to host a panel discussion about the Politics of Social. The panel made for a lively and interesting chat – wish we could have had more time as there was much more to discuss! Panel Members Ariadne Vromen – Associate Professor, The University of Sydney Alex Greenwich – Independent Member for Sydney, Parliament of … Continue reading Politics of Social – Social Media Week Sydney 2014