Category: Technology and Privacy

The rise of brain-reading technology

Technologies allowing thoughts and feelings to be translated and shared into digital form are already a reality, and in the era of neurocapitalism, your brain will soon require its own rights.

In the modern world, brain-computer interfaces (BCI) allow us to connect our minds to computers for medical purposes, and now big tech is seeking to transform this into consumer commonplace.

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Virus being used to accelerate 5G rollout

COVID-19 measures will see Australia’s 5G rollout accelerate to ‘meet demand of businesses working from home’, as Telstra announces an extra $500 million in funding to meet capacity.

Australians will now get an early taste of 5G’s “full potential” when telecommunications giants seek to launch the country’s first ‘millimetre wave’ 5G customer trials by mid-2020.

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