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Fighting foot & mouth disease: An algorithm could make all the difference

Peter Griffin. 30 May 2023, 9:04 am

A team of University of Canterbury scientists have set out to develop algorithms to inform biosecurity efforts to tackle biological threats that could have devastating impacts on the environment - and the primary sector.

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Griffin on Tech: Amid generative AI frenzy, Privacy Commissioner sounds a warning

Peter Griffin. 26 May 2023, 8:02 am

Do we have the regulatory tools to deal with generative AI? Our Privacy Commissioner says 'yes', but urges companies and government departments to proceed with caution.

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Microsoft Build: Software giant continues its march towards AI-everything 

Peter Griffin. 25 May 2023, 12:18 pm

Microsoft continues to make the most of its multi-billion dollar investment in OpenAI unveiling a suite of AI tools set to become key features of Windows 11, Microsoft 365 and its Bing search engine.

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Griffin on Tech: Let’s take Sam Altman at his work and regulate AI

Peter Griffin. 19 May 2023, 2:19 pm

The AI Act has the potential to offer a template for countries including New Zealand to begin legislating. The sooner we get moving on that the better.

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Budget 2023: No frills but money in the pot for science & tech 

Peter Griffin. 18 May 2023, 3:35 pm

Grant Robertson's budget sought to relieve pressure resulting for the escalating costs of living but lived up to the pre-budget hints at forward-looking investments in science, tech and skills.

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When US$200,000+ is the median - insights into what listed US tech companies pay

Peter Griffin. 16 May 2023, 3:22 pm

A review of median salaries offered at publicly listed tech companies shows the extent to which they continue to pay high salaries, particularly for software engineering expertise that allows them to …

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Griffin on Tech: Budget 2023 - Science, tech and skills in focus

Peter Griffin. 12 May 2023, 10:44 am

Chris Hipkins has flagged a budget with a focus on science, tech, skills and infrastructure. Will it deliver for the digital economy?

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Tech Week 2023: Gearing up to make the most of our annual tech-fest

Peter Griffin. 09 May 2023, 1:01 pm

It's almost that time of the year again when tech-themed events are held all over the country, with something of interest for IT professionals, entrepreneurs and members of the public alike.

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Griffin on Tech: When IT goes postal and avoiding AI doing the same

Peter Griffin. 05 May 2023, 9:12 am

Imagine being accused of theft, fired, and having your career ruined because some misconfigured piece of software identified irregular financial activity in your division.

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Generative AI: now one of the most in-demand tech skills globally

Peter Griffin. 04 May 2023, 1:54 pm

The explosion of interest in generative AI tools following the release of ChatGPT in November has seen a bump in interest in artificial intelligence skills across the board.

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Griffin on Tech: AI and local casualties in the 'year of efficiency'

Peter Griffin. 28 April 2023, 10:19 am

Big Tech's 'year of efficiency' employee cull seems to be working, with the shareprices of Google, Microsoft, and Meta experiencing a bump in the wake of their latest quarterly earnings announcements.

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