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Griffin on Tech: Our new PM needs to get serious about tech skills

Peter Griffin. 03 February 2023, 2:44 pm

What a difference a month makes. We hit the beach, weathered a brief but wild bout of weather thanks to ex-tropical Cyclone Hale, and saw the abrupt resignation of a star politician.

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First deep-dive report on Māori-owned tech firms shows a world of potential

Peter Griffin. 03 February 2023, 10:28 am

The first deep-dive examination of Māori-owned and operated tech companies reveals a thriving ecosystem of small and mid-sized businesses that will need a larger talent pipeline to grow.

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ChatGPT: AI can produce academic papers good enough for journals – just as some ban it

Brian Lucey, Michael Dowling. 31 January 2023, 2:37 pm

Some of the world's biggest academic journal publishers have banned or curbed their authors from using the advanced chatbot, ChatGPT.

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Big Tech is firing employees by the thousands. Why? And how worried should we be?

Tech companies are always in the news, usually touting the next big thing. Instead, Big Tech layoffs are now in the headlines.

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Microsoft’s bid to build ChatGPT into its produce line-up

Peter Griffin. 24 January 2023, 12:44 pm

There's a good reason Google boss Sundar Pichai issued a "code red" to his AI engineers before Christmas - the ChatGPT revolution poses a threat to Google's vast search engine empire.

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Griffin on Tech: Eureka! Let’s make 2023 a year of progress

Peter Griffin. 16 December 2022, 4:20 pm

We have the technology and tools to tackle the issues facing society. What we need in 2022 is a collective will - and a laser focus on implementation.

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Seniors are more tech-savvy than you might think

Peter Griffin. 15 December 2022, 10:05 am

Those aged over 50 increased their use of technology through the pandemic, a factor that has boosted their confidence in the digital world. But significant barriers remain - survey.

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Best tech of 2022: 10 gadget gift ideas for Christmas

Peter Griffin. 13 December 2022, 7:46 am

With chill economic winds blowing, the gadget-buying frenzy of the pandemic has abated. But you can't put the brakes on innovation. Here is some of the best tech that debuted in 2022.

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Griffin on Tech: Time to ride on Aussie’s cybersecurity coattails

Peter Griffin. 09 December 2022, 1:47 pm

Australia wants to be the most cyber-secure country in the world by 2030.

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It’s not just Twitter. The whole Internet is broken and we’d better fix it soon

Markus Luczak-Roesch,. 08 December 2022, 12:05 pm

If the debate about Elon Musk's acquisition of Twitter tells us anything, it's that people – including those in governments – don't understand how the World Wide Web works.

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#WFT: Ditch the plane and take the train says sustainability chief

Peter Griffin. 06 December 2022, 11:42 am

The Auckland-Wellington commute to Wellington takes on new meaning when you opt for the train and a day of focus work while travelling.

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