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Bard: First impressions of Google’s AI bot

Peter Griffin. 30 March 2023, 10:42 am

Google's ChatGPT rival Bard became available last week to users in the United States and the United Kingdom as the generative artificial intelligence race heats up.

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Griffin on Tech: Bailouts and bans - how tech and politics have become increasingly entangled

Peter Griffin. 17 March 2023, 10:47 am

From bailing out SVB to threatening to ban TikTok, the US Government's moves this week lead us into dangerous territory.

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Futurists predict a point where humans and machines become one. But will we see it coming?

Many features of a technological singularity promise amazing enhancements to our lives, but it’s a worry these AIs are the products of private industry.

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Web3NZ - the new home for all things Web3 in Aotearoa

Peter Griffin. 14 March 2023, 9:01 am

A new online community set up by Callaghan Innovation aims to be the go-to place to share ideas and gain advice for those working in the Web3 space.

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Want to support companies that support women? Look at your investments through a ‘gender lens’

Gender equity continues to be a significant problem in business globally. Here's a powerful way to tackle it...

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The internet in 2023: We are highly connected, but significant disparities remain

Peter Griffin. 07 March 2023, 8:52 am

As a nation we are more immersed in the online world than ever and overwhelmingly see the internet as a force for good. But...

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High interest in tech at school but low tertiary uptake - Datacom

Peter Griffin. 02 March 2023, 9:07 am

Research from IT services company Datacom shows that 40% of New Zealanders have considered studying for a career in tech.

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Coding summit to bring Python programmers to the deep south

Peter Griffin. 28 February 2023, 12:26 pm

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.

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Griffin on Tech: Becoming second-class social media citizens

Peter Griffin. 24 February 2023, 3:07 pm

As Big Tech embraces the pay-to-play model for more aspects of its services, it's a good opportunity to re-evaluate to what extent we need them.

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Griffin on Tech: Our telecoms network failed us when we needed it most

Peter Griffin. 17 February 2023, 1:01 pm

Amid the mounting chaos caused by Cyclone Gabrielle, our telecommunications network appeared to be holding up reasonably well. Then reality hit home...

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Tech salaries up 15 - 20%, cybersecurity, data, cloud skills in hot demand

Peter Griffin. 16 February 2023, 12:59 pm

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.

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