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Assignment 2 Blog Posts (journalistic piece)

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Toxic technocultures in Reddit and how algorithm, governance, and culture support it

Yuang Li Introduction Regardless of whether you have heard of or used Reddit as a cultural platform, it has become an inseparable part of the huge Internet culture. Reddit is an open source platform, anyone can create a community of interest (subreddit) on this platform. Individuals can also download the entire Reddit code base andContinue reading “Toxic technocultures in Reddit and how algorithm, governance, and culture support it”

A Case Study in Inequality on Information due to Digital Divide

Week 12 Blog Post: Digital Divide Introduction             The idea of digital divide is discussed as a new form of “inequality” that is existed within the modern society. By the meaning of that, the word of inequality is often used by seeing the the gap or bias that is existed within the society. From someContinue reading “A Case Study in Inequality on Information due to Digital Divide”

The Relationship Between the Use of AI Technology in Government Services and Digital Exclusion

Introduction: With the gradual development of big data collection and artificial intelligence technology, their application scope has been extended to the government service field. The Digital Transformation Agency, the Australian Government’s dedicated agency for implementing and promoting its digital agenda, has set out a roadmap for transforming all government services into a digital environment byContinue reading “The Relationship Between the Use of AI Technology in Government Services and Digital Exclusion”

Internet accessibility and disability policy: Australia vs. China

Introduction This society is in the era of rapid development of information technology, information technology has brought influence to society and people’s life. People can’t work and live without information exchange every moment, so the quantity and speed of information access have become a vital part of people’s production and life. However, due to physicalContinue reading “Internet accessibility and disability policy: Australia vs. China”

Journalistic Piece- The Next Billion Users: Digital Life Beyond the West

With the rapid development of the Internet in recent years, the online field has become the main core research part of various industries. A survey on the global digital media population in 2021 shows that both the number of Internet users and the number of users visiting online social media are as high as 4Continue reading “Journalistic Piece- The Next Billion Users: Digital Life Beyond the West”

The Next Billion Users

For decades, development agencies from internet industry, belief that poor people would spend more time on activities that benefit their work with internet, rather than entertaining. The truth is, according to Arora (2019), statistics shows that, the most popular sites are social networking sites, pornography sites, gaming and sex. It turns out that, not onlyContinue reading “The Next Billion Users”

How to eliminate the Digital Divide More Prominent in Epidemic Time

INTRODUCTION With the rapidly development of new media and advanced network technology in modern society, the internet community has delivered a profound impact on the whole social groups. When the users enjoy the convenience and beneficial that current information network transformed, the gap between different levels and living status of citizens in social life andContinue reading “How to eliminate the Digital Divide More Prominent in Epidemic Time”

The Digital Divide and Equality of Access

Yiting Dai SID:470132166 In the age of information, the Covid-19 pandemic has caused the group to transfer working and learning practices from outside environments into the home. This has left many families relying on the internet for their information. However, many people with disabilities, and also those who live in rural areas, endure considerable barriersContinue reading “The Digital Divide and Equality of Access”

Disability Digital Divide, Digital Inclusion, and Internet Accessibility in Australia

Ni CHEN_Week 12 Introduction In the present digital age, people’s lives have become more convenient with the development of technology. However, in the process, Internet technology is also widening the gap between people in many ways. The main reason for these gaps is unequal access and use of technology resulting in unequal benefits and receptionContinue reading “Disability Digital Divide, Digital Inclusion, and Internet Accessibility in Australia”

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