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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 women?
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…
Tahi Rua Toru Tech showcases student talent
The national finals of Tahi Rua Toru Tech, NZ's Digital Challenge, showed that when you ask school students to come up with new ideas to solve community problems using digital tech, they will amaze yo…
A better tomorrow requires change today
Pia Andrews is known to many in the New Zealand digital space as a thought leader in terms of governments and the use of digital technology.
Currently based in Australia, Andrews is the executive d…
Mobile gaming thrives
So, you want to strike it rich in entertainment? Forget the movies and pour your creative talents into gaming instead - it's worth three times as much. And one of the fastest growing segments is mobil…