Hate speech and the economics of popularity
Facebook is failing to deal with free speech advocates who are using the economics of popularity to profit.
A long hard look in the social media mirror
In an era of trolls, Phil Quin tries harnessing social media to enhance, rather than degrade, the discourse.
MediaRoom: What to do about Stuff
Our latest media column on the future of Stuff Ltd, change in the leadership of TVNZ, another journalist going to a political party and what Kiwis are watching.
Hawaiki cable puts NZ on cloud computing map
Richard MacManus finds the arrival of the massive Hawaiki cable has created an opportunity for NZ to build global cloud computing businesses.
Virtual reality island to teach important lessons
Dr Christian Schott is providing experiential learning for the 21st Century using a virtual reality Pacific Island replica.
Let’s make tech work against climate change
Whatever your perspective in the problem of climate change, let’s make sure technology offers potential solutions, writes Rohan MacMahon.
Tread carefully with big data ethics
It is important to develop ethical control of big data, but we should do so carefully, warns Tim Dare.
A cashless society in 10 years?
Within a decade, paying with notes and coins could be as rare as popping to the shops and paying with a cheque. But what will replace cash?