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Bard: First impressions of Google’s AI bot
Google's ChatGPT rival Bard became available last week to users in the United States and the United Kingdom as the generative artificial intelligence race heats up.
China’s experience with mobile payments highlights the pros and cons of a cashless society
Research on China’s experience with mobile payments suggests that people who pay with mobile devices are happier than those who do not.
Griffin on Tech: Bailouts and bans - how tech and politics have become increasingly entangled
From bailing out SVB to threatening to ban TikTok, the US Government's moves this week lead us into dangerous territory.
Futurists predict a point where humans and machines become one. But will we see it coming?
Many features of a technological singularity promise amazing enhancements to our lives, but it’s a worry these AIs are the products of private industry.
Web3NZ - the new home for all things Web3 in Aotearoa
A new online community set up by Callaghan Innovation aims to be the go-to place to share ideas and gain advice for those working in the Web3 space.
The internet in 2023: We are highly connected, but significant disparities remain
As a nation we are more immersed in the online world than ever and overwhelmingly see the internet as a force for good. But...
Griffin on Tech: Censorship, China’s ChatGPT clones and banning TikTok…
China has begun cracking down on start-ups who've been using virtual private networks to access OpenAI's vastly popular ChatGPT generative AI service.
Griffin on Tech: Becoming second-class social media citizens
As Big Tech embraces the pay-to-play model for more aspects of its services, it's a good opportunity to re-evaluate to what extent we need them.
How to talk your way out of a cybersecurity crisis
If you suffer a serious data breach or cyberattack, how you communicate with key stakeholders who are affected can make or break your reputation.
2degrees bringing forward Starlink Business launch as interest in satellite surges
2Degrees is launching its Starlink Business satellite broadband offering early with interest in satellite skyrocketing as a result of the communications outages suffered during last week's flood disas…
Cyclone Gabrielle tests the resilience of our telecoms networks
The country's central telecoms networks appear to have held up well to Cyclone Gabrielle's onslaught, even if thousands of customers have lost connectivity due to power outages.