📑 The Digital Home

Bookmarked This Digital Home (Alannah and Madeline Foundation)

Family stories of connection during social isolation

The Digital Home project is a social research program examining the changing aspect of technology for Australian families in staying connected, informed and healthy through social isolation. The intent is to provide stories behind the numbers, such as ‘hours of screentime’ and ‘number of devices’.

This includes discussions of:

The associated also report provides a number of recommendations, including incorporating digital technology into considerations around policy decisions that impact families and recognising the rights of children in a digital age.

‘Supported by Facebook’, it is interesting to consider this alongside documentary The Social Dilemma and some of the criticism raised about technology solving its own problems.

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