NZ 22nd country to launch 5G network
Vodafone has switched on 5G in parts of the capital, as well as Auckland, Christchurch and Queenstown
We need a ‘backbone’ for online privacy
How can we protect our privacy online in the face of increasingly clever marketing and retailing ploys? Victoria University of Wellington’s Dr Marcin Betkier has some thoughts.
The confusing picture of television in NZ - what will our screen entertainment look like next year?
The ISP scramble to block the Christchurch video
Internet Service Providers relied on ad hoc tools, including Google Docs, to coordinate blocking access to the Christchurch shooting video.
The power of an internet-connected screwdriver
Bernard Hickey visited E-Go’s electric car factory in Aachen, Germany to find how it used a 5G network to flip car-making on its head, and how it’s an example of what Industry 4.0 could look like in New Zealand.
5G: Atomic clocks, Massive MIMOs and sliced networks
Bernard Hickey unravels and explains the technologies, the acronyms and the power of 5G.
Finding our way out of ‘quick and dirty’ social media
Dr Samantha Marsh explains why we need to be wary of drawing definitive conclusions from single studies on social media that appear to ‘let us off the hook’.
Twitter’s political ad ban an empty gesture
If Twitter were truly serious about the need to ‘focus efforts on the root problems’ of internet communications, they’d be better off working to counter the plague of bots and racist discourse on their platform.