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Distributed computing comes to smartphones

Paul Brislen. 14 May 2018, 7:36 am

Your desktop PC might have been looking for aliens for many years, but now you can put your smartphone to use curing cancer while you sleep.

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Paul Brislen. 11 May 2018, 4:00 pm

So it's a strategy ye be after, and no mistake... Let's make sure Novopay doesn't happen again... OK, Computer.

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Paul Brislen. 04 May 2018, 6:14 pm

How do you eat an elephant? How do you know I'm not a software construct? How do you derail an entire political process?

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What's up with WhatsApp?

Paul Brislen. 02 May 2018, 7:38 am

Jan Koum, the chief executive and co-founder of message app powerhouse WhatsApp has resigned, apparently over disagreements with Facebook over privacy and encryption.

In a move that could cost him …

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Paul Brislen. 20 April 2018, 1:54 pm

On R&D tax breaks, the lack of a CTO and should we even bother, and what role for government as buyer of services?

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Government commitment to "Open" - NZRise recommendation

Don Christie. 18 April 2018, 5:00 am

The second in a series of posts from NZRise on the government's plans for the ICT sector and its implications for New Zealand.

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Refresh for NZ's cyber security regime

Paul Brislen. 16 April 2018, 8:35 am

The government's cyber-security environment is to be refreshed as the number of threats facing New Zealand grows ever steadily upward.

IT and Communications minister, Clare Curran, has called for t…

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Paul Brislen. 13 April 2018, 5:54 pm

Facebook continues to disappoint and Electricity: where would we be without it? (Hint: In Auckland)

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Government aim for ICT to be our second-largest contributor to GDP by 2025 - NZRise recommendation

Don Christie. 09 April 2018, 6:54 am

The Labour/NZFirst coalition government (supported by the Green party) have stated a vision for digital technology sector growth through their policies and coalition agreement statements (described as…

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Change is the New Constant: A parable for our times

Sam Jarman. 05 April 2018, 7:50 am

Deep in the heart of the Capital a middle manager faces a new threat: Millennials, social media, automation and bean bags.

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Paul Brislen. 29 March 2018, 5:08 pm

Facebook gets a kick in the privates... The sky is falling (security) and ... The Sky is falling (content).

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