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Appearing by telepresence robot, Edward Snowden speaks at TED2014 about surveillance and Internet freedom. The right to data privacy, he suggests, is not a partisan issue, but requires a fundamental rethink of the role of the internet in our lives — and the laws that protect it. "Your rights matter,” he says, "because you never know when you're going to need them." Chris Anderson interviews, with special guest Tim Berners-Lee.
The rush to connect all objects poses significant new security challenges and the old anti-virus patch-up job just won’t cut it anymore.
"... as more and more connected objects come onto the market, the rapidly growing ‘Internet of Things’ is bringing significant new security challenges to both consumers and businesses -- and the old anti-virus patch-up job just won’t cut it anymore."
"It became such a success story because it was aggressive at adapting to consumer trends, diversifying and innovating,"
As web companies strive to tailor their services (including news and search results) to our personal tastes, there's a dangerous unintended consequence: We get trapped in a "filter bubble" and don't get exposed to information that could challenge or broaden our worldview. Eli Pariser argues powerfully that this will ultimately prove to be bad for us and bad for democracy.
Who is the gatekeeper on the Internet?
Google makes the Chrome browser and Google makes Gmail. Naturally, you have some great Chrome extensions to make your Gmail experience better. But there are just so many of them! Some have the same functionality, like tweaking the interface or scheduling a mail for later, and others are defunct extensions that top search results. So…
Wi-fi not a health risk to pupils or staff, with exposure many thousands of times lower than relevant standard, Health Ministry says.
The Institute of IT Professionals, New Zealand's largest IT representative body, hosted ICT Minister Amy Adams at Christchurch Girls High School this week to promote ICT career options to students. The presentation was part of the Institute's ICT-Connect programme, the Institute's successful school outreach programme to promote and encourage more students to look to a future career in IT and take subject choices that align well with tertiary qualifications in the growing tech field.
Samsung Electronics expects sales of the Galaxy S5 smartphone to blow its predecessor out of the water. Just what's so special about the phone?
Why do people feel so miserable and disengaged at work? Because today's businesses are increasingly and dizzyingly complex -- and traditional pillars of management are obsolete, says Yves Morieux. So, he says, it falls to individual employees to navigate the rabbit's warren of interdependencies. In this energetic talk, Morieux offers six rules for "smart simplicity." (Rule One: Understand what your colleagues actually do.)
"Why do people feel so miserable and disengaged at work? Because today's businesses are increasingly and dizzyingly complex — and traditional pillars of management are obsolete, says Yves Morieux."
Email has quite a reputation as a productivity killer. Managing email well can help you keep your inbox clean, but wouldn’t it be great if you got less of it to begin with? Methods that help you organize your emails are often designed to work on emails that have already arrived in your inbox. To…
"Email has quite a reputation as a productivity killer. Managing email well can help you keep your inbox clean, but wouldn’t it be great if you got less of it to begin with?"
In a TechBlog/Newsline article in October last year, three academics from AUT University discussed their initial findings following indepth research into the Novopay project. In this followup piece, they provide a summary of another failure of a public sector transition project: Queensland Health payroll project (QH) and discuss its similarities to Novopay. Should we have learnt from the Queensland Health project? And what can we learn from both about Government procurement in general?
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment reports that today's students mulling over their career options will find plenty of opportunity in the ICT sector. According to the MBIE's 2014 Occupation Outlook annual report, ICT is one of the hottest career paths around. It predicts the employment in this sector to grow annually by 3 percent from 2016 to 2021, edging out other sectors in the report. A recent filtered search on the Seek ICT website shows the highest demand for developers, project management, and business analysts. So are these the hottest IT career opportunities?