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From climate change to conservation - AI can help, but we have work to do

Peter Griffin. 19 May 2022, 10:38 am

Filling data gaps and overcoming siloed research efforts will be key to getting the most out of artificial intelligence for better environmental sustainability, a new report from the AI Forum suggest.

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The 100 best Kiwi startups and tech companies to work for

Peter Griffin. 12 May 2022, 10:02 am
The 100 best Kiwi startups and tech companies to work for

 Our tech start-up scene is thriving, attracting more talent and capital than ever before.
But where are the best places to work?

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Tech boot camps to beat the talent shortage

Peter Griffin. 10 May 2022, 9:42 am
Tech boot camps to beat the talent shortage

AUT and the Institute of Data have joined forces to offer new 3 and 6 month boot camps in software engineering, data science and cybersecurity.

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Why is Meta going open source with its AI language model?

Peter Griffin. 05 May 2022, 11:22 am

Facebook owner Meta has been developing a rival to the powerful GPT-3 artificial intelligence model and is inviting the research community to make use of it.

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Local Web3/crypto venture capital fund to invest $5 million in start-ups

Peter Griffin. 03 May 2022, 10:46 am

New Zealand's first Web3/crypto venture capital fund will invest $5 million in local ventures working on everything form NFTs to decentralised finance.

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Griffin on Tech: Where the money is in tech right now

Peter Griffin. 29 April 2022, 11:48 am

If you want to maximise the financial return on the IT skills you have acquired, contracting has long been the obvious path to take. 

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Five Eyes: Expect more cyberattacks as the Ukraine conflict drags on

Peter Griffin. 26 April 2022, 11:46 am

Russian aligned cybercrime groups are moving into top gear to support their government as the war in Ukraine rages, according to the Five Eyes intelligence and security alliance.

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Griffin on Tech: More ambition please: the verdict on the digital strategy draft

Peter Griffin. 22 April 2022, 11:14 am

As a vision statement for New Zealand's place in the digital world, the Government's draft digital strategy has been given a mixed scorecard at best.

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Intel pledges to have net-zero emissions by 2040…

Peter Griffin. 14 April 2022, 10:35 am

US computer chip maker Intel has become the latest tech company to declare a net-zero emissions goal, pledging to reach the target for its global operations by 2040.

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Big players dominate our fintech scene but fast-growing start-ups are plentiful

Peter Griffin. 07 April 2022, 11:16 am

Fintech is one of the fastest-growing areas of New Zealand's tech scene and generated $1.8 billion in revenue last year.

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The Okta hack and software supply chain security hazards

Peter Griffin. 24 March 2022, 10:47 am

The okta security breach is another reminder of the complexities of the software supply chain and the potential for security lapses along the way.

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