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Archive for June, 2020

Watching television with your ears

By Katie Ellis with research by Gwyneth Peaty In a tweet that has been liked by 1 million people and shared 141,000 times @caringbrat suggests Netflix introduce a category called “easy to follow while looking at my phone the whole time.” While @caringbrat’s predicament has captured the attention of an increasingly distracted television audience, the […]

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COVID-19 crisis – Students with disability are the first to be left behind

By Catia Malaquias, PhD Student with Katie Ellis, Director Centre for Culture and Technology (CCAT), Curtin University The Australian Government is saying that “students can now go back to school – but when and how depends on what your particular State government tells you”. But for students with health conditions, some State governments are telling […]

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Fireside Chats at the Open Publishing Festival

Project co-lead Cameron Neylon writes about online festivals, celebrating success and the challenges of infrastructure. Originally posted on the COKI website. For the past two weeks there has been a very different kind of event running online. The Open Publishing Fest is entirely online, and pretty much entirely decentralized. The concept grew out of conversations […]

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