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Griffin on Tech: When your digital footprint could prove deadly
Afghan citizens have scrambled to erase their digital footprint in fear of retribution from the victorious Taliban, who now control Afghanistan's internet providers, telcos and government databases.
What does digital democracy look like?
Women's Leadership Symposium - STEM sector attendance grants available
Entrepreneur Theresa Gattung, journalist Alison Mau and the director-general of the Security Intelligence Service, Rebecca Kitteridge, will headline the Women's Leadership Symposium in Auckland next month.
CIO Awards: delivering transformation projects in the shadow of Covid
The Inland Revenue department this week picked up one of the flagship prizes at the CIO Awards held in Auckland for the latest phase of a business transformation project that took on a whole new element as the Covid-19 pandemic struck.
To push diversity you need to be diverse - NZTech
NZTech wants to see the diversity its revamped board represents mirrored across the tech industry in general, where women, Māori and Pasifika remain significantly under-represented.
Misogyny - there’s an algorithm for that
Australian researchers have developed an algorithm that can trawl millions of tweets identifying misogynistic content with 75 per cent accuracy. Is it an answer to toxic social media abuse aimed at wo…
New tech charity to boost diversity and inclusion
A group of New Zealand's tech leaders have launched a charitable foundation to boost diversity in the tech sector and have an ambitious goal in mind - to raise $25 million by 2025.
Brislen on Tech
The Ministry of Health has launched its COVID tracker app, but does it do what it says?
Zuckerberg takes on Bezos: two men enter, only one will leave.
And the end of an absolute era - Divina Par…
The value of an arts degree in teaching computer science
An Arts degree can be a useful qualification if you are pursuing a career in the field of software development. That's according to Andrew Luxton-Reilly, Associate Professor in the Department of Compu…
Survey highlights gender bias in tech
Women continue to be under-represented in the New Zealand tech sector, according to a survey released today by MYOB. Only a quarter of local tech businesses have equal representation of women in leade…
Up to $7,000 available for women's leadership development
Women currently working in the IT sector have a final opportunity to register their interest in a scholarship worth up to $7,000 to support participation in a leadership development programme.
IT professionals happy in their work
A survey of over 500 Kiwi IT workers shows that most are happy in their roles, with women respondents recording greater job satisfaction than men.
The New Zealand survey was led by Dr Jocelyn Crane…