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Using fibre optic networks to better detect volcanic activity
New Zealand scientists will send signals down fibre optic cables in the Auckland region to detect small earthquakes that could indicate volcanic activity.
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.
Getting ambitious on the tech gender gap - #10KWāhine
Addressing the tech skills shortage is about opening our borders. Many women simply don't see technology or digital-focused roles as realistic options.
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.
Griffin on Tech: Kiwis don't want to be monitored working from home
Here's the dilemma employers face as they look out over empty office cubicles because everyone is working from home - should they use monitoring tools to keep tabs on their employees?
During Covid we turned to video games to stay entertained - and connected
Video games constituted the second more popular medium behind streaming video during the pandemic, according to new research from the Interactive Games and Entertainment Association.
Beyond Zoom and video lectures — what do uni students really want from online learning?
It's important we understand what happens for students when their learning shifts online with little to no warning.
The digital tools to help you improve your Māori language skills
The Te Aka Māori Dictionary app has had a major revamp in time for Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week).
Another lockdown and still no digital equity plan
Many New Zealanders entered the latest lockdown without the digital basics in place. That needs to change.
Screentime guidelines unhelpful, co-viewing preferable - experts
Only one in eight Kiwi kids is meeting Ministry of Health guidelines for time spent on digital devices, according to research from Koi Tu, the Centre for informed Futures.