Following the Christchurch mosque shootings, the New Zealand government’s first response was to ban the firearms the alleged gunman had used to murder 51 people.
While the boundaries between physical and digital space have become blurred, so too has the distinction between producer and consumer. This is because social media platforms have given consumers a new and stronger voice.
The launch was just the latest in a series of product launches by leading digital tech companies that sharply overstated recent innovations.
The results, from the World Digital Competitiveness rankings compiled by the Swiss-based International Institute for Management Development, show that Australia is becoming complacent in areas such as science education, information and communication infrastructure, and digital literacy.