Picking Up STEAM Episode 3

Despite the various community benefits, free wi-fi has been slow to take-off in Australia compared to the rest of the world. Why? And should we be more careful in giving our details away for free wi-fi? Experts Nikos Papastergiadis and Scott McQuire speak with Thomas Feng about the the internet, public spaces and privacy in this episode of Picking Up STEAM.

Nikos Papastergiadis is a Professor in the School of Culture and Communication and the Director of the Research Unit for Public Cultures at the University of Melbourne; Scott McQuire is a Professor of Media and Communications also from the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne.

Picking Up STEAM is a podcast by the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne about the human consequences of the weird, ugly and the wonderful advances in science and technology. The podcast is hosted and produced by Thomas Feng, with editing and audio engineering by Gavin Nebauer.

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