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Griffin on Tech: Tech's role in challenging times

Peter Griffin. 20 May 2022, 1:35 pm

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.

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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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Griffin on Tech: Are we ready for Google Glass 2.0?

Peter Griffin. 13 May 2022, 3:09 pm
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?

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The 100 best Kiwi startups and tech companies to work for

Peter Griffin. 12 May 2022, 10:02 am

 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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Griffin on Tech: Supersonic ballet, Kiwi style

Peter Griffin. 06 May 2022, 12:21 pm

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.

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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: 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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Scientists could use AI to detect looming volcanic eruptions

Peter Griffin. 20 April 2022, 10:37 pm

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The man behind 'R' - Ross Ihaka and his number-crunching software

Peter Griffin. 19 April 2022, 11:19 am

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.

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Griffin on Tech: Media outlets should face Big Tech together

Peter Griffin. 14 April 2022, 2:43 pm

Our media outlets have more chance of addressing the power imbalance with Big Tech if they stick together and bargain collectively.

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