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Griffin on Tech: Tech's role in challenging times
Techweek again showcased our innovative tech sector. But we'll need strategic long-term thinking from the government to help it achieve its true potential.
From climate change to conservation - AI can help, but we have work to do
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.
Griffin on Tech: Are we ready for Google Glass 2.0?
Google appears to be gearing up for a second go at launching AR glasses. But has it really put the 'Glassholes' debacle behind it?
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?
Griffin on Tech: Supersonic ballet, Kiwi style
I can't think of any other Kiwi company that regularly has me foregoing meetings so I can log onto a live stream to watch their latest product launch.
Why is Meta going open source with its AI language model?
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.
Local Web3/crypto venture capital fund to invest $5 million in start-ups
New Zealand's first Web3/crypto venture capital fund will invest $5 million in local ventures working on everything form NFTs to decentralised finance.
Griffin on Tech: More ambition please: the verdict on the digital strategy draft
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.
The man behind 'R' - Ross Ihaka and his number-crunching software
When it comes to Kiwis who have had influence in the tech world beyond our shores, it's hard to go past the duo behind the 'R' statistical programming language.
Griffin on Tech: Media outlets should face Big Tech together
Our media outlets have more chance of addressing the power imbalance with Big Tech if they stick together and bargain collectively.