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Book Release: 'Too Smart' by Jathan Sadowski

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

Study with us

The Emerging Technologies Research Lab (ETLab) is seeking outstanding PhD candidates to join our growing team of social science, design and human-computer interaction scholars in 2021.

Webinar: You CAN Ask That

An informal one-hour Q&A panel discussion designed to give early-career researchers the opportunity to ask more experienced researchers about a particular research theme. The theme of this event is: Social research methods during the time of

Book Release: Pre-order 'The Smart Wife'

Pre-order 'The Smart Wife', co-authored by Associate Professor Yolande Strengers and Dr Jenny Kennedy (out September 2020 via MIT Press)

Release of Digital Energy Futures: Review of industry trends, visions and scenarios for the home

Researchers from the Emerging Technologies Research Lab have conducted an analysis of how the energy and tech sectors predict our everyday lives will change in the home of the future. The report is the outcome of the first stage of a 3-year

Watch: Re-humanising Automated Decision-Making

In December 2019, the ETLab hosted the first meeting of the Re-Humanising Automated Decision-Making Network. Speakers explored how ADM is making important but often invisible choices for us and our society. But how do we know if those decisions

Webinar: AI & Creativity with Sarah Pink and Jon McCormack

AI and creativity: competitors or companions?

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become incredibly smart. It can translate languages, recognise emotions, drive vehicles and even create its own software. But as two seemingly opposing forces,

Watch: Doing ethnography remotely

Dr. Sylvia Yanagisako (Stanford) interviews Dr. Sarah Pink (Monash) on the topic of remote ethnography.  This interview took place on May 18th, 2020 and has been edited for clarity and length. Produced by the

Monash Energy Institute profiles Dr Larissa Nicholls

Research Fellow Dr. Larissa Nicholls is a social scientist at ETLab exploring the hows and whys of human life in home environments. The Monash Energy Institute interviewed Larissa about her commitment towards equity, sustainability and wellbeing