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Griffin on Tech: Tech's role in challenging times

Peter Griffin. 20 May 2022, 1:35 pm

Techweek again showcased our innovative tech sector. But we'll need strategic long-term thinking from the government to help it achieve its true potential.

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From climate change to conservation - AI can help, but we have work to do

Peter Griffin. 19 May 2022, 10:38 am

Filling data gaps and overcoming siloed research efforts will be key to getting the most out of artificial intelligence for better environmental sustainability, a new report from the AI Forum suggest.

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Griffin on Tech: Are we ready for Google Glass 2.0?

Peter Griffin. 13 May 2022, 3:09 pm
Griffin on Tech: Are we ready for Google Glass 2.0?

Google appears to be gearing up for a second go at launching AR glasses. But has it really put the 'Glassholes' debacle behind it?

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The 100 best Kiwi startups and tech companies to work for

Peter Griffin. 12 May 2022, 10:02 am

 Our tech start-up scene is thriving, attracting more talent and capital than ever before.
But where are the best places to work?

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Tech boot camps to beat the talent shortage

Peter Griffin. 10 May 2022, 9:42 am

AUT and the Institute of Data have joined forces to offer new 3 and 6 month boot camps in software engineering, data science and cybersecurity.

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Griffin on Tech: Supersonic ballet, Kiwi style

Peter Griffin. 06 May 2022, 12:21 pm

I can't think of any other Kiwi company that regularly has me foregoing meetings so I can log onto a live stream to watch their latest product launch.

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Why is Meta going open source with its AI language model?

Peter Griffin. 05 May 2022, 11:22 am

Facebook owner Meta has been developing a rival to the powerful GPT-3 artificial intelligence model and is inviting the research community to make use of it.

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Local Web3/crypto venture capital fund to invest $5 million in start-ups

Peter Griffin. 03 May 2022, 10:46 am

New Zealand's first Web3/crypto venture capital fund will invest $5 million in local ventures working on everything form NFTs to decentralised finance.

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Griffin on Tech: Where the money is in tech right now

Peter Griffin. 29 April 2022, 11:48 am

If you want to maximise the financial return on the IT skills you have acquired, contracting has long been the obvious path to take. 

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Kiwi tech helping keep workers safe in the Pacific

Peter Griffin. 28 April 2022, 1:35 pm

A location-based app developed by Gisborne-based start-up ThinkSafe is helping Pacific Island workers stay safe as they tackle biodiversity loss in the region.

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The future of work is here, what to expect in 2022

Victoria MacLennan. 27 April 2022, 11:41 pm

What those Future of Work initiatives failed to clearly identify was the impact our Covid future had on our workplaces, our organisations and employment conditions. So what's in store for the remainde…

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