David Irvine AO gave the following speech to AIIA ACT in Canberra on the 28 March 2018. His address was titled “The 2017 […]
The United Nations last month officially launched a 10-year global water action plan that seeks to bring about greater progress in achieving the Sixth Sustainable Development Goal. The launch came on the eve of Cape Town’s forecasted ‘Day Zero,’ when it was predicted that the city would run out of fresh water.
As Cambridge Analytica is placed under the spotlight concern and attention has been focused largely on the issues of privacy. However, the true core of the issue is not that a third party held the private data of millions of individuals, but that they created a psychological warfare weapon capable of potentially threatening democracy.