What is the hidden cost of 5G?
While some argue that 5G deployments should be stopped on health grounds, guest blogger Mandy Henk argues that it should be reconsidered for another reason entirely - climate change.
Victoria University first to offer micro-credentials
For the first time a New Zealand university is offering the opportunity for people to gain micro-credentials. Victoria University's Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FHSS) has announced it will now offer two short online certification courses on digital fluency and intercultural communications.
What is 'digital transformation'?
Every year there's a new buzzword and the latest cab off that rank is "digital transformation". But does it just mean "buy my kit" or is there more to it? Wellington-based IT commentator Ian Apperley takes a closer look.
Computer chips that tackle climate change
Computer chips with brain-like functionality that could reduce global carbon emissions from computing have been developed by a team led by University of Canterbury Professor Simon Brown.
The Future is Open - Changing the way scholarship and science is shared in NZ
Taxpayer funded research that could be improving the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders is being locked behind paywalls due to a profit-focused approach to academic publishing, says open access ad…
Stuff Fibre crowned people's choice in broadband awards
It may be better known as a media company, but Stuff's broadband offering has been awarded top honours at the Broadband Compare TUANZ Awards in Auckland this evening.
What does open government mean for digital transformation?
Openness is a critical tenet for democracy. It enables transparency, which enables accountability, which in turn drives better public outcomes and ideally a useful check and balance on power. But open…
Diversity of offerings in new tech companies
The top revenue earners in the Technology Investment Network (TIN) Report grab the headlines, but there are some fascinating facts and stats throughout the report, not least of which are the ten compa…
New report says non profits struggle with tech.
Fully 64% of not-for-profit organisations describe themselves as "less than satisfied" with the way they use technology, and 54% of staff are "not confident" or only "a bit confident" when using new t…
Update from ITPNZ
Here's a quick weekly update from ITP CEO Paul Matthews
It's Friday already! It certainly seems to come around fast on the short weeks.
This week we had the ITP National Board Meeting on Wednesd…
Brislen on Tech
Happy birthday to the TIN report - 15 years of data and what a bumper year we've had. It was released this week and shows some great results.
Plus, Facebook gets egg on its face over donuts... And …