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CMO-CIO NZ roundtable: Shifting gears from digital enablement to business transformation

Digital disruption, and the rise of the connected consumer through social networks and mobility, has made relevant and seamless customer experience …

A year of it: The Moxie Sessions looks back on 2016 and declares war on complacency

2016 will, of course, be remembered as the year we lost not just Ray Columbus and that one match to Ireland, but social video app Vine, um, other …

Be like Uber, not taxis: Businesses told to innovate as disruption rolls on

This past year has been full of talk about how technology and the digital revolution are changing businesses.

Leading questions: Tech Futures Lab's Frances Valintine

<b>Business leaders discuss the year just gone and what will affect them in 2017. Today: Frances Valintine founder of The Mind Lab and Tech Futures</b> …

Changing how kids learn: The Mind Lab and the future of education in NZ

PETER MEECHAM/stuff.co.nz<p>The year was 2013. YouTube was getting bigger as demand grew for video, Facebook was capitalising on the increasing …

Kiwi Frances Valintine named one of world's top 50 innovators

Frances Valintine, a New Zealand education futurist has been named one of the world's top 50 innovators, according to the Makers and Shakers of …

Is your kid work ready?

<b>We asked some of New Zealand's leading business people about their bravest moment in business. In the fourth story of our series for Spark, Founder</b> …

Still Think the Internet of Things Is Overhyped? Check Out This Chart

Connected cars and machine-to-machine connections made up nearly half of all new cellular connections last quarter.<p>The Internet of Things gets a lot …

Cybersecurity job market to suffer severe workforce shortage

An analysis of the cybersecurity job market looking back at 2014, the first half of 2015, and projecting out to 2019, reveals some interesting …

Cybersecurity

Where machines could replace humans--and where they can’t (yet)

The technical potential for automation differs dramatically across sectors and activities.<p><b>As automation technologies</b> such as machine learning and …

An executive’s guide to machine learning

It’s no longer the preserve of artificial-intelligence researchers and born-digital companies like Amazon, Google, and Netflix.<p><b>Machine learning</b> is …

How To Get A Job As A Security Engineer: skills, qualifications & salary expectations

Share<p>In a world where a teenager can remotely steal customers' bank and personal details and cause millions of pounds worth of damage to telecoms …

2021 May Be the Year of the Fully Autonomous Car - MIT Technology Review

Mark your calendars: automakers plan to put truly autonomous cars on our roads in the next five years.<p>Ford has announced that it will manufacture a …

AI, Robotics, and the Future of Jobs

Key Findings<p>The vast majority of respondents to the 2014 Future of the Internet canvassing anticipate that robotics and artificial intelligence will …

If Schools Don't Change, Robots Will Bring On a 'Permanent Underclass': Report

Soon, technical skills won't be enough.<p>Robots are taking all the jobs. But are we, the average, moderately skilled humans, screwed, or aren't we? Let me just get it out of the way now: We are, unless there are drastic, immediate changes to education and economic systems around the world.<p>The …

The Women Changing The Face Of AI

Women in Machine Learning has been a vital network for a sorely underrepresented group of computer scientists for the past 10 years.<p>The idea was born in a hotel room.<p>In 2005, Hanna Wallach, a machine-learning researcher, found herself bunking with colleagues to attend the Neural Information Systems …

Machine Learning

Ford's vision for a robotic car is not far away

Today, the software economy makes hailing a ride incredibly easy. Tap a button, and a driver will arrive at your door to whisk you away. But in just …

2016 Blake Medallist and Blake Leaders named

Sir Peter Gluckman has been awarded the Blake Medal, the premium award for leadership achievement in New Zealand from the Sir Peter Blake Trust. His …

The future is now

Dani Wright finds out how employees can stay within their industries, while reinventing their roles for the future, as Tech Futures Lab launches in …

The Tech Revolution is Coming, But Are You Ready?

If you are not proactively moving your business forward; in the current environment, you are really moving backwards.<p>Planning for a world of …

The return of the machinery question - Artificial intelligence

Special report<p>Artificial intelligenceThe return of the machinery question<p>THERE IS SOMETHING familiar about fears that new machines will take …

Artificial Intelligence

The jobs we'll lose to machines — and the ones we won't

Australian technology entrepreneur Anthony Goldbloom has a warning for accountants, lawyers and radiologists: your jobs will be taken over by …

Artificial Intelligence

The Coming Robopocalypse of Knowledge Jobs • InsNerds.com

Deep Blue<p>Back in 1994, Tony was learning to play chess under the tutelage of long-time Costa Rican National Champion Bernal Gonzalez. While the chess …