U3A Network Online Lectures

U3A Network of Victoria present regular online lectures. These two lectures relate to our use of digital technology.

1. Older People and their Relationships with Voice Assistants like Siri and Alexa 

Presented by: Dr Valerie Jones, Fullbright Scholar.  

Date & Time: May 10, 3:00pm

Learn more about research into emotional relationships that people, including seniors, can form with their ‘voice assistants’ like Siri and Alexa.  Dr Valerie Jones, Fulbright Scholar in residence at Swinburne University’s Social Innovation Research Institute, will share her research on how voice-powered virtual assistants such as Google’s Assistant or Amazon’s Alexa might provide opportunities for new ways of feeling connected. 



2. Phishing Scams

Date and Time: Wed 24 May, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Phishing scams: What are data breaches, how to secure your online accounts and set strong passwords