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Facebook's 50 million user breach: Trump, Brexit and Cambridge Analytica

Paul Brislen. 18 March 2018, 7:35 am

Facebook is to face the music after revealing Cambridge Analytica managed to scrape the records of more than 50 million users for the Trump administration during the US presidential elections while questions swirl about CA's role in the UK Brexit vote.

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 16 March 2018, 4:43 pm

In which we discuss copyrights and copy wrongs... the applicability of laws and the modern age of vertically integrated citizens... and pssst, wanna buya dodgy tech stock?

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Doctorow on copyright and digital locks

James Ting-Edwards. 13 March 2018, 6:52 am
Doctorow on copyright and digital locks

At this year's InternetNZ NetHui Copyright event, keynote speaker author and digital rights activist Cory Doctorow, moved past the normal rails of big content versus big tech, focusing instead on the fundamental changes to the copyright sector in the digital era.

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Not all internet access was created equally

Viv Chandra. 12 March 2018, 7:00 am

This past few weeks, hopefully, most of the citizens of Aotearoa took part in the Census. But with the increasing trend towards putting these vital services online, will part of our society be left be…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 09 March 2018, 5:00 pm

Disruption is the theme for this week's newsletter. Disruption of content, disruption of Big Oil, disruption of our economic direction.

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CERT warns of RealMe phishing attack

Paul Brislen. 08 March 2018, 9:15 am

The government's RealMe identification system is coming under a phishing attack, says cyber-security watchdog CERT NZ.

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Intervention - How to help when resilience fails

Heather Grace. 05 March 2018, 6:48 am

In the previous article about Resilience, we looked at what happens when people don't have the tools or ability to bounce back from set-backs in life. It was probably a bit depressing to read about ho…

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Call for more sharing of data in government IaaS circles

Paul Brislen. 28 February 2018, 7:12 am

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is the name of the game in a new report from the Auditor General's office.

The report, "Infrastructure as a Service: Are the benefits being achieved?" looks at wh…

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Without Resilience - We Fail

Heather Grace. 26 February 2018, 7:48 am

We all know what resilience is. The ability to bounce back, overcome set-backs, deal with stress, self-calm, self-care, keep calm and carry on. What happens when you don't have those skills? What happ…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 23 February 2018, 5:57 pm

In which we talk R&D, D5 and ITx. Surely enough acronyms for any given Friday.

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Building Resilience by Making Choices

Heather Grace. 23 February 2018, 5:00 am

If we build resilience in others, we will not need so many ambulances at the bottom of the cliff. So how do we do that in a team environment?

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