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AI wrap-up - Friday June 2nd

Victoria MacLennan. 01 June 2023, 10:48 pm

There is so much AI news each week it was taking over our digital pānui so we decided to pull that content out into a seperate post each week. 
There were three big news themes in the AI news this week - we're all going to die, it's creating demand for computer chips and we should be worried about mis, dis and mal information. 

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Te Reo Māori digital technology terms.…

Victoria MacLennan. 25 May 2023, 11:28 pm

Te Reo Māori digital technology terms.These are terms shared via the weekly pānui in alphabetical order by english term and updated every week. There are often multiple Te Reo Māori words for each of the technology terms.

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Vic’s take on budget 2023 - a nod towards digital tech

Victoria MacLennan. 19 May 2023, 5:47 am

Peter has written a great summary of the science and technology things in the budget here, definitely worth elaborating on in some areas. But wait there was more, here is my take on the budget 2023.

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50 Coffees - an old concept worth exploring today

Victoria MacLennan. 10 May 2023, 8:55 pm

Do you love coffee catchups? Or maybe you hate them and want to overcome that aversion? want to expand your network? find your perfect job? Well there is an old system called 50 coffees that might be …

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Succession planning takes real effort

Victoria MacLennan. 04 May 2023, 11:38 pm

Who will our future leaders be? What are you actively doing to create your replacement? These are questions we should be asking ourselves no matter what level of "the ladder" we sit. Even if it's not …

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NZ Government is consulting on Procurement

Victoria MacLennan. 20 April 2023, 10:55 pm

NZ Government is consulting in May via co-Lab workshops and a consultation document on Procurement for the Future. This post is on why and how you should get involved.

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Voice search, different to text search 

Victoria MacLennan. 20 April 2023, 2:44 pm

I've spent a fair bit of time in the car this last week, driving between the hospital and home a round trip of roughly 130kms. With this I've also needed to rely on Siri more than usual, firing of voi…

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What is a Code of Ethics?…

Victoria MacLennan. 14 April 2023, 4:33 pm

In today's digital age, ethics play an increasingly critical role in the digital technology space. As technology advances, so do the opportunities for unethical behaviour. Unethical practices such as …

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Growing the Industry: Talking tech in schools

Victoria MacLennan. 30 March 2023, 11:17 pm

For those of us who live and breathe digital tech we know how wonderful this industry can be, how well it can pay, how creative, rewarding and mentally stimulating the mahi (work) can be. Sadly we are…

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The role of VR in the classroom, something we should be embracing or not? 

Victoria MacLennan. 24 March 2023, 11:55 am

Leveraging technology in the classroom is pretty well documented and understood these days. The need for enhanced digital technology skills and capabilities to be taught to ensure our ākonga (learner…

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How green is our industry really?…

Victoria MacLennan. 17 March 2023, 9:07 am

A discussion with passionate Massey students led to this blog post on how our lightweight industry actually casts a dark shadow over the environment.

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