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A new Silicon Valley manifesto reveals the bleak, dangerous philosophy driving the tech industry
In 1993, Marc Andreessen was an undergraduate at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where he also worked at the US-government funded National Center for Supercomputing Applications.
The Taoist philosophy behind the design of WeChat
If WeChat is trying to get its users to leave the app as fast as possible, how can it maintain its internet empire?
How SaaS start-ups are doing in the midst of the economic downturn
New Zealand software as a service (SaaS) startups have experienced great export success, but how are inflation and soft economic conditions impacting the SaaS market in general?
A rise in self-service technologies may cause a decline in our sense of community
While self-service technologies have the potential to improve efficiency, reduce costs and improve user experience, these technologies raise complex economic and political questions.
Microsoft’s Vasu Jakkal: AI will transform cybersecurity - and tackle the cyber skills shortage
Cybersecurity is getting the generative AI treatment, with Microsoft's new Security Copilot service incorporating the same artificial intelligence technology that has taken the world by storm.
High interest in tech at school but low tertiary uptake - Datacom
Research from IT services company Datacom shows that 40% of New Zealanders have considered studying for a career in tech.
Coding summit to bring Python programmers to the deep south
Waihōpai, Invercargill will become a hub of coding conversation later in the year as the Kiwi PyCon, the national conference dedicated to the Python programming language takes place.
Tech salaries up 15 - 20%, cybersecurity, data, cloud skills in hot demand
With a major pipeline of tech projects and net migration still in negative territory, demand for tech and digital salaries remains strong, according to data from global recruitment company, Talent.
Griffin on Tech: Our new PM needs to get serious about tech skills
What a difference a month makes. We hit the beach, weathered a brief but wild bout of weather thanks to ex-tropical Cyclone Hale, and saw the abrupt resignation of a star politician.
Microsoft’s bid to build ChatGPT into its produce line-up
There's a good reason Google boss Sundar Pichai issued a "code red" to his AI engineers before Christmas - the ChatGPT revolution poses a threat to Google's vast search engine empire.
Celebrating our awesome wāhine working in tech
The Digital Future Aotearoa team is made up of some amazing wāhine, many of whom never thought they'd end up working in tech. On International Women's Day we celebrate our wāhine in tech.