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NetHui 2017 - it's a wrap

Andrew Cushen. 23 November 2017, 10:13 am
NetHui 2017 - it's a wrap

Over 400 people discussing the benefits and uses of the Internet in New Zealand. The first speech of the new Minister for Communications; a keynote from the Electronic Freedom Foundation; a vision for the New Zealand Government's role in promoting freedom and trust online. These were the highlights of NetHui 2017.

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First IoT, now mesh networks (and who remembers Indranet?)

Paul Brislen. 22 November 2017, 7:12 am

Mesh networking is rearing its head again, this time as part of the future of the Internet of Things (IoT).

The idea, that devices in a single location can communicate with each other rather than having to go out to the internet to do so, is one that is picking up steam in the home networking business as multiple devices from multiple providers invade our homes.

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US military spies on social media - is New Zealand involved?

Paul Brislen. 20 November 2017, 9:45 am

The US Pentagon is in damage control today following revelations that not only was the US Department of Defence collecting social media data from millions of users around the world but managed to expose all that data to the world via misconfigured Amazon Web Services servers.

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 17 November 2017, 3:23 pm

Job description for the new national CTO... why we need to take care of our online selves... and the headlights of disruption shine, but do they shine for you?

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100 day vision includes CTO for the nation

Paul Brislen. 15 November 2017, 6:56 am

Newly minted Minister for Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media and Government Digital Services and the Associate Minister of State Services (Open Government), Clare Curran, is preparing the …

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Health needs re-engineering from the top down (or bottom up?)

Ernie Newman. 13 November 2017, 11:59 am

Health IT is often seen as an area of tech that has underperformed versus potential. Health IT consultant Ernie Newman takes a look at the health sector, what went wrong, and what could be done to sor…

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Keep up with technology or be left behind

Techblog staff. 13 November 2017, 7:13 am

New Zealand will not only be small and distant from the rest of the world, but also years behind if regulations do not keep up with technological change.

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Calls for Papers for IFIP conference

Paul Brislen. 06 November 2017, 6:47 am

The International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP) has issued calls for papers for two conferences to be held in September next year.

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No. Holes barred.

Paul Brislen. 02 November 2017, 8:22 am

PowerbyProxi is one of those companies that has been destined for greatness for a long time and somehow managed to avoid it. Now, Apple has bought it which is great news for the company and for wirele…

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OMGTech! wants you

Viv Chandra. 31 October 2017, 1:15 pm

OMGTech is looking for a few good folk to come along and support its programme of getting kids involved in the ICT sector. Are you up to the challenge?

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NetHui 2017 kicks off next week

Paul Brislen. 30 October 2017, 7:11 am

InternetNZ's NetHui is on and, after a year spent touring the regions, it's back in Auckland, at Aotea Square.

This year's theme is "Trust and Freedom" and InternetNZ has lined up some major speake…

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