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Displaying items by tag: Violence

Victoria University researchers wanted to predict domestic violence incidents by analysing social media data and turned to Oracle Cloud to provide the sheer computational grunt needed to support its deep learning models.

Published in Cloud Computing

MD Films and artists join this important social issues campaign with donations of 10% to UNICEF and Dubai Cares to speak out against all forms of abuse with a special set of videos, released as NFTs on the Rarible platform.

Published in Home Tech

The Australian Labor Party says, if elected, it will create a new eSmart Digital Licence for children to arm them with digital skills and promote discussion about online safety between youngsters and parents, carers and teachers.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Google says it has added new guidelines to take a tougher stance on YouTube videos that have "hateful content", use family entertainment characters in an inappropriate way and "incendiary and demeaning content".

Published in Strategy

Reword bills itself as ‘the first technology of its kind in Australia’, working by identifying cruel or intimidating words in real time and prompting users to change them.

Published in Apps

The popular notion that media causes people to kill is based on flawed research, and those who support it ignore ample evidence to the contrary, according to a report issued today.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 27 April 2010 08:51

Government uses SMS to reach footballers

The Victorian Government is using a commercial SMS service in its campaign to reduce alcohol-related violence.

Monday, 14 September 2009 10:03

Facebook's a riot, literally

Fresh from saving two girls from an Adelaide drain, the changing face of Facebook has taken another turn after the website was used to organise a racially-charged riot in NSW last week.

Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 17 December 2008 11:43

F.E.A.R 2 Banning successfully appealed

Originally banned for high level violence that exceeds the MA 15 + classification, it now looks as if F.E.A.R 2: Project Origin will hit shelves after all.

Published in Entertainment
Monday, 22 September 2008 16:55

Anorexic Web now 470 percent fatter

The Optenet 2008 International Internet Trends Study reveals that websites with pro-anorexia and bulimia content have grown by 470 percent since the end of 2006. Child pornography, violence, racism and drug abuse sites are also on an unhealthily upward curve.

Published in Networking
According to a new poll, parents are more concerned about their kids being exposed to video games than they are them either swigging back a beer or watching a porno flick. If that wasn't surprising enough, it seems that sex in games is a bigger parental turn off than virtual violence...

Published in Entertainment
It might only be a game, but Halo 3 is so popular now that the number of enemies killed in action has surpassed the population of the world.

Published in Entertainment
Some GTA IV players react badly to getting caught in a virtual paedo website sting operation, while playing the game! Liberty City Police Department respond with a five star wanted level when players try to access a certain website on the in-game web browser.

Published in Entertainment




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