The Emerging Technologies Research Lab

The Emerging Technologies Research Lab is an interdisciplinary and internationally embedded research lab which conducts research into the social, cultural and experiential dimensions of the design, use and futures of new and emerging technologies. The Lab is a cross-faculty initiative through the Faculties of Art, Design & Architecture and Information Technology at Monash University.

Future Matters is a place for us to speak critically about what’s happening in the world, show the vitality of research from the ET Lab, and set the tone for how society can reimagine their futures.

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Book Release: 'Too Smart' by Jathan Sadowski

Monash University news

Jathan Sadowski is a Research Fellow in the Emerging Technologies Research Lab at Monash University. His first book, ‘Too Smart: How Digital Capitalism is Extracting Data, Controlling Our Lives, and Taking Over the World’ is out this month with MIT Press.

Future Cities - ETLab partner with the City of Melbourne

Seat sensor image copyright of Kari Dahlgren

In 2020, the ETLab has partnered with City of Melbourne to conduct a research project that brings local people’s perspectives to testing and communicating the use of smart technology in Melbourne.

Researchers: Jathan Sadowski, Kari Dahlgren, Debora Lanzeni, and Sarah Pink

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