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ITP News in brief August 8th (posted on the 9th)

Victoria MacLennan. 09 August 2022, 2:55 pm

Kia ora koutou ITP members and supporters, I hope you are managing to stay warm and dry in this cold wet wintery period. 

Today this post covers - collaboration with our Engineering colleagues, the Hi Tech Awards, National Identity of Aotearoa and up and coming activities.

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1,300 students looking for their first tech job

Peter Griffin. 09 August 2022, 12:14 pm
1,300 students looking for their first tech job

NZ Hi-Tech Awards winner Summer of Tech currently has 1,300 interns students to start their first job in the tech sector.

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Griffin on Tech: A Pacific neighbour’s internet clampdown

Peter Griffin. 05 August 2022, 12:21 pm

Indonesia wants to control what its citizens see on the internet in a move that seems to be at odds with its aspirations to become a major tech hub.

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Apple’s plan to make passwords obsolete

Peter Griffin. 04 August 2022, 10:39 am

Apple wants to change the way people log into apps and websites forever with its Passkeys feature set to roll out in a few months' time and do away with cumbersome passwords forever.

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Leadership tips we can all use

Victoria MacLennan. 03 August 2022, 8:47 pm

Last week I was invited to speak to a Brown Bag Lunch event of a large Government department. The topic they asked me to speak on was practical tips for moving from a "hands on tools" role into a lead…

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Ukraine’s tech workers soldier on

Peter Griffin. 02 August 2022, 10:35 am

Five months after Russia's invasion, Ukraine's IT sector is still operational and earning export revenue to help fund the war effort.

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ITP news in brief Monday August 1st

Victoria MacLennan. 01 August 2022, 11:21 pm

This week I tackle the Digital Divide, is there something wrong with the new Data and Statistics Bill, everything you need to know about Agile and why I love my Apple devices.

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Griffin on Tech: We have a problem with digital trust

Peter Griffin. 29 July 2022, 12:43 pm

If we want to make the most of a society and economy that is increasingly digital, we need to get to grips with how we manage identity in the digital world.

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A ‘tidal wave’ of disruption is on the way - CSIRO

Peter Griffin. 28 July 2022, 12:31 pm

Australia's national science agency, the CSIRO, has published its once-in-a-decade report on the future and it's a picture of massive change, with tech playing a central role.

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Tech industry lobbies to dump the leap second

Peter Griffin. 26 July 2022, 12:06 pm

Tech companies want to do away with the 'leap second' used to keep our clocks accurate but which can play havoc with computers.

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ITP News in Brief July 25th

Victoria MacLennan. 25 July 2022, 11:11 pm

We live in increasingly complex times defending individuals, businesses - and actually our nation - from well resourced, coordinated and increasingly effective cyber attacks.
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