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World building: Will Meta use its new supercomputer for the common good?
Meta (formerly Facebook) has constructed what it claims will this year become the world's most powerful artificial intelligence supercomputer.
Griffin on Tech: America's 5G jumbo disaster - what went wrong?…
Airlines this week cancelled or rerouted flights heading to certain US airports. Was it due to a surge in Omicron cases, threats of terrorism, or a fault identified in jumbo jets?
Turns out it is because of radio waves from 5G mobile networks.
Action stations: How to deal with the Log4j vulnerability exploit
The Log4J vulnerability is a security nightmare. Here is how to deal with it.
Log4J: When your tools turn against you
Organisations around the world are scrambling to address the Log4J vulnerability, which IT security experts suggest could be the most serious exploit uncovered in the last decade.
Griffin on Tech: Tech's mixed bag of a year - ten trends that defined 2021
Before we flop onto a beach towel to recover from another exhausting year living in the shadow of Covid, it's worth reflecting on a remarkable year in the world of technology.
UNESCO adopts a global agreement on the ethics of artificial intelligence
UNESCO has adopted a recommendation on the ethics of artificial intelligence which bans the use of AI systems for social scoring and mass surveillance.
From deep fakes to crypto scams - six cybersecurity predictions for 2022
As we approach the holiday season, it is worth remembering that hackers never sleep.
2Degrees gets in on the 5G game
Mobile operator 2Degrees has switched on its 5G network in Auckland and Wellington for testing and optimisation, ahead of a commercial launch in early 2022.
Ending online anonymity won't make social media less toxic
Online bullying and misinformation are growing problems, and government action to address them is overdue.
Digital Identity in New Zealand: technical choices have human impacts
People need a chance to engage on the good, bad, and ugly of digital IDs.
Why has Meta delayed its end-to-end encryption plans?
A plan to add end-to-end encryption to Instagram and Facebook Messenger has been pushed out a year as Meta faces strong opposition from child safety advocates and law enforcement agencies.