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Category Archives: Digital Technology

Nano-satellites and worldwide internet access

The internet has enjoyed a rapid rise to global fame. When we were first introduced to dial-up, it was life-changing. And today, we no longer need to decide between using the home phone or using the internet – in fact, many households no…

Linkedin to the classroom

There was a time when homework was given out via printed worksheets. There was a time when a teacher had to meticulously staple together workbooks for students to work with. These workbooks, after being written on, would be stowed into a folder so…

3D Printing: The game changer

The Third Industrial Revolution is in progress. American economic theorist, Jeremy Rifkin, says, “This could be a renaissance. We may be on the cusp of a future which could provide a tremendous leap forward for humanity.” As digital communication “distributes capitalism” and allows…

Social media challenges overcome by blockchain technology

Social media networks are continually changing each day to meet the standards of consumers, technology, and the systems that power them. Some social media networks are even powered by blockchain, a way of tracking transaction history on a a shared ledger that cannot…

The Tsunami of the New Internet

Blockchain is a rethinking of old processes in the digital age, inexorably changing the way information on anything of value is stored, and used, demanding the highest accountability from all   The age of technology is disrupting the old-fashioned way of life, big…

Blockchain technology is revolutionizing the transportation industry

A blockchain is a continued list of records called blocks in relation to cryptography. More simply put, blockchain is like an online record system for tracking transactions. When consumers hear the word blockchain, many mistake this in correlation with bitcoin, which is cryptocurrency.…

Driving Away – How the Self-Driving Car Plans to Disrupt the Auto Industry

The technology of self-driving cars once seemed to be far away, and auto owners doubted the fact that they would be handing over their keys any time soon. However, the media has recently been addressing the idea that our cars will soon be…

Humanizing Your Brand in a World of Impersonal Digital Marketing

For companies that do the bulk of their business online, one of the major challenges is developing a brand image that’s comfortable and relatable. And while it’s hard work, you need to make sure you’re humanizing your brand in a manner that connects…

Augmented reality for real estate marketplace

Social media was the beginning of online conversations for a generation that grew up with technology and smartphones. As American author of Socialnomics, Erik Qualman, said, “We don’t have a choice on whether we DO social media, the question is, how well we…

Cryptocurrency investment does carry a risk

The hype surrounding blockchain technologies was never a secret to anyone. On December 21st last year, the modest beverage company Long Island Iced Tea Corp made a hard pivot from cold drinks to the far cooler, “opportunities that leverage the benefits of blockchain…

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The Digital Age publishes informative articles and research findings that elaborate on how the internet and social media have transformed businesses, communications and information systems in the millennial era. Established in 2017, The Digital Age aims to become an impactful and lasting publication for all UNSW Information Systems and Business Students.

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