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Technology Education Policy in Election 2017

Ian Apperley. 26 July 2017, 7:18 am
Technology Education Policy in Election 2017

In the lead-up to the election, Ian Apperley takes a closer look at policy considerations. This post: education.

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Turn up the heat…

Ian Apperley. 24 July 2017, 6:35 am
Turn up the heat

Before I drift into spurious opinion on how government can better support the technology sector, I thought I'd start with the challenges that we are currently are facing. The issue is that the current policy is disconnected from Cabinet, the various agencies with responsibilities in this area, and government agencies in general. 

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 21 July 2017, 4:05 pm

In which Paul Brislen gets grumpy about politicians who don't understand, grumpier about robots taking our jobs and grumpiest about companies that don't want to take his money.

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Laptop ban quietly shut down

Paul Brislen. 19 July 2017, 7:58 am

The US government is quietly ending its ban on laptops in the cabins of airlines flying from the Middle East, ending a four-month period of uncertainty for business fliers.

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Take action today - support net neutrality

Jordan Carter. 13 July 2017, 10:27 am

When Donald Trump became American president in January, one of the interesting Internet policy debates that kicked on running was about net neutrality.

Today in the US (12 July) a wide range of gro…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 24 June 2017, 9:00 am

Mobile phones get faster, the future of work should involve actually getting paid for said work and WannaCry turns Robin Hood (sort of)

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Mandatory data breach reporting in Australia

Amy Ryburn. 13 June 2017, 6:00 am

Mandatory data breach reporting has been on the agenda in New Zealand for some time. While they may have some ground to make up on the rugby field, it is one area where our trans-Tasman cousins have s…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 09 June 2017, 5:21 pm

In which we discuss cryptography and why politicians should understand the internet... Apple releases a slew of new products... and man sentence extended for another three years.

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What's in a name? - Enforcement powers and the Naming Policy under New Zealand's Privacy Act

Amy Ryburn. 08 June 2017, 6:47 am

New Zealand's Privacy Act provides a number of enforcement options to deal with information privacy breaches by organisations holding and using personal information (referred to in the Act as 'agencie…

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Another win for the computers - predictive coding discovery endorsed in Australian court

Amy Ryburn. 06 June 2017, 6:00 am

Late last year, the Supreme Court of Victoria released a judgment that resolutely approved the use of predictive coding (or TAR - technology assisted review) for the purpose of discovery in a large li…

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US laptop ban on flights could extend to all flights…

Paul Brislen. 30 May 2017, 6:47 am

Long haul flights are already a tedious prospect for many travellers but soon they could be even worse if US plans to launch a full scale laptop ban to all flights are introduced.

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