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The internet, as shaped by the world's oldest living culture. From RMIT University with contributions from First Nations Media Australia. Produced in partnership with Telstra.

The internet, as shaped by the world's oldest living culture. From RMIT University with contributions from First Nations Media Australia. Produced in partnership with Telstra.
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Australia

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The internet, as shaped by the world's oldest living culture. From RMIT University with contributions from First Nations Media Australia. Produced in partnership with Telstra.

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English


Episodes

Sky Camp

7/21/2019
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In some Aboriginal cultures, when someone passes away, their name and image should not be spoken or seen, let alone shared online. In this episode we discuss the topic of death, and how customs surrounding death are being challenged by social media and internet use. Disconnect is a podcast about the internet in remote Australian Aboriginal communities. Produced by RMIT University, led by Ellie Rennie, Indigo Holcombe-James and Tyson Yunkaporta, with producer James Milsom, Disconnect was...

Duration:00:22:49

Killswitch

7/21/2019
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When you live in a place with mobile phone reception you can switch off your device, but the network stays on. But what if you wanted the whole thing switched off? In some remote Australian communities, it can be. Disconnect is a podcast about the internet in remote Australian Aboriginal communities. Produced by RMIT University, led by Ellie Rennie, Indigo Holcombe-James and Tyson Yunkaporta, with producer James Milsom, Disconnect was funded by Telstra as an action within their...

Duration:00:27:37

The Dish

7/21/2019
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If you’ve driven through the Northern Territory lately you may have seen these structures, always in places where there is no mobile phone reception. No reception, that is, until you rest your phone on one of these bush hotspots. Disconnect is a podcast about the internet in remote Australian Aboriginal communities. Produced by RMIT University, led by Ellie Rennie, Indigo Holcombe-James and Tyson Yunkaporta, with producer James Milsom, Disconnect was funded by Telstra as an action within...

Duration:00:25:54

Not Your Mate

7/21/2019
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Indigenous Australians are losing tens of millions of dollars to scammers every year. In this episode, we travel around the country to look at how online scams are being targeted to remote communities, and trace their story back beyond social media. Disconnect is a podcast about the internet in remote Australian Aboriginal communities. Produced by RMIT University, led by Ellie Rennie, Indigo Holcombe-James and Tyson Yunkaporta, with producer James Milsom, Disconnect was funded by Telstra as...

Duration:00:37:03

Pilot

7/19/2019
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In this episode we discuss conflict arising on social media, including the spread of fight videos in remote communities and privacy problems arising from the sharing of devices. First released in 2018. We’d like to thank the youth forum participants, and Papulu Apparr-Kari for inviting us along. Thanks also to Lesley Acres and the State Library of Queensland, which is working with Telstra to improve digital literacy and cyber safety in that region - and to Associate Professor Nicolas Suzor...

Duration:00:34:22