[LINK] Digital issues from APO

Jan Whitaker jwhit at janwhitaker.com
Thu May 28 17:13:51 EST 2009


Fwd: APO Weekly Briefing - 28 May 2009

>*** CREATIVE ECONOMY ***
>http://apo.org.au/creative-economy
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>THE ROLE OF COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT IN ECONOMIC RECOVERY
>http://apo.org.au/research/role-communication-infrastructure-investment-economic-recovery
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>Taylor Reynolds | OECD
>28 May, 2009 | Economic downturns present 
>serious challenges but can also be viewed as 
>opportunities for structural reform and targeted 
>investment in strategic areas such as broadband.
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>DIGITAL TRACKER REPORT ON QUARTER 1, 2009
>http://apo.org.au/research/digital-tracker-report-quarter-1-2009
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>  Digital Switchover Taskforce | Department of 
> Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
>28 May, 2009 | The Digital Tracker Survey 
>measures the national uptake of digital 
>television and Australians' awareness and 
>attitudes towards the switchover to digital TV.
>In September 2008, the Department of Broadband, 
>Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE) 
>commissioned Newspoll to undertake research into 
>digital take-up in Australian homes. The first 
>quarterly survey (digital tracker) was conducted in January to March 2009.
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>WINNING IS ABSTRACT IN ART
>http://apo.org.au/research/winning-abstract-art
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>Robyn Archer | The Age
>28 May, 2009 | Failure, like beauty, is pretty 
>much in the eye of the beholder.
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>PIRACY OF DIGITAL CONTENT
>http://apo.org.au/research/piracy-digital-content
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>Piotr Stryszowski, Danny Scorpecci | OECD 
>Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry
>26 May, 2009 | This report covers the piracy of 
>content, such as music, films and software that 
>does not involve the use of physical media.
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>HIGHER EDUCATION IN A WEB  2.0 WORLD
>http://apo.org.au/research/higher-education-web-20-world
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>Joint Information Systems Committee
>21 May, 2009 | Today's learners exist in a 
>digital age. This implies access to, and use of, 
>a range of Social Web tools and software that 
>provide gateways to a multiplicity of 
>interactive resources for information, 
>entertainment and, not least, communication.
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>HOW PEOPLE ARE USING TWITTER DURING CONFERENCES
>http://apo.org.au/research/how-people-are-using-twitter-during-conferences
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>Wolfgang Reinhardt | 5th EduMedia Conference 2009
>28 May, 2009 | The popularity of microblogging, 
>with special emphasis on twitter, the most 
>famous application of the kind, is growing 
>rapidly. This kind of tools for micro-exchange 
>of information and communication is changing the 
>daily life of knowledgeable worker as well as Internet savvy people.
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>IDENTITY CREATION AND ONLINE SOCIAL NETWORKING: AN AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVE
>http://apo.org.au/research/identity-creation-and-online-social-networking-australian-perspective
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>Kirsty Young | International Journal of Emerging Techologies and Society
>28 May, 2009 | This                     research 
>is underpinned by two socio-cultural theories of 
>learning: Situated Cognition 
>and                     Activity Theory, and has 
>a particular emphasis on online identity creation.
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>THE CREATIVITY AGENDA
>http://apo.org.au/research/creativity-agenda
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>Robert D. Atkinson, Stephen J. Ezell | What Matters, McKinsey Publishing
>28 May, 2009 | According to this article, the 
>most innovative countries -- which will also be 
>the highest earning in the future -- will be 
>those that embrace a model of “innovation 
>economics,” which places technology, 
>innovation, and entrepreneurship at the center of economic policymaking.
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>THE USE (AND DISUSE) OF MOBILE PHONES BY BABY BOOMERS
>http://apo.org.au/research/use-and-disuse-mobile-phones-baby-boomers
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>Elisabeth McLeod | International Journal of Emerging Techologies and Society
>28 May, 2009 | Baby boomers are characterised as 
>being technophobes who are slow to adopt 
>new                     technology and when they 
>do, they struggle to understand how to use it. 
>This paper aimed to uncover whether baby boomers 
>have embraced mobile phone technology and, if 
>not, their                     reasons why.


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Our truest response to the irrationality of the 
world is to paint or sing or write, for only in such response do we find truth.
~Madeline L'Engle, writer

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