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Take a scroll through Facebook, Twitter or Instagram at any time and it’s almost guaranteed that you’ll find one. Whether it’s the girl staging the photo shoot in front of her bathroom mirror, or the boy lifting his shirt to expose his ‘ripped’ abs, the selfie phenomenon is taking over the world – at least the social media world anyway. MELISSA KEOGH discusses.
Across Australia, schools are increasingly “going digital” – introducing new technologies to the curriculum to prepare students for living and working in the modern world. AMELIA PINNA looks at a school that has computers, laptops, iPads and interactive whiteboards and speaks with the teachers about how they feel about it.
The simplicity and ease of such mass social networking has caused the method of letter writing as a way of keeping in touch to become out dated and virtually obsolete, writes RUSSELL JONES.
A new option on Facebook allows Australian users to “update their status” in relation to organ donation.
WADE STEPHENS explains.
The stress and financial burden of studying is set to ease on students at the University of Adelaide as the institution looks to move its learning practices online. The university is looking at ways to give students more access to online services, thanks in large to the results of an extensive online survey and a petition run by students, writes DIONE HODGSON.
With the internet being increasingly relied on to help run the daily lives of Australians, the elderly without access to computers or the internet are at risk of missing out on the services they provide, says ALYSSA-JANE TUCKER.
As the Gutenberg Printing Press of the 1400’s fundamentally changed the format for storytelling, information and ideas, the e-book has similar aspirations, writes EMMA WATERMAN.
Advancement in technology has created a new brand of 24-hour gyms where members are able to work out at any time of the day or night, writes PHILLIPA MOFFATT.
Industry payment giant PayPal estimates that the Australian e-commerce market totalled nearly $27 billion in 2010, writes SARAH GUDERIAN.