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Digital divide still exists for older people living in residential aged care - AUT

Senior citizens are more digitally connected than ever. However, little is known about the online social connectivity of older people after they enter residential aged care. Residents are often omitted from surveys and reports, and their use of digital technologies remains largely invisible.

Antenno a new tool for info and reporting

The Council is rolling out a new tool as part of its focus on improving customer service and communication. The free mobile app Antenno sends helpful updates on things like water outages, traffic snarl ups and road closures, along with posts about events, and more.

Free public lecture about media in a post-truth world

The emergence of "fake news" along with sophisticated techniques using machine learning to create realistic looking media such as Deep Fakes has led to a resurgent interest in digital media forensics.

'The Iwi Algorithm' - Creating cultural capital with AI

The ability for Artificial Intelligence to strengthen Aotearoa’s cultural capital will be a challenge set down at AI Day 2019 and will put a spotlight on how technology can support people and society as a whole.

Microsoft provides digital training to reduce skills gap in Govt

Digitising the nation is one of the Government’s key goals signalled by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern ahead of this year’s "Wellbeing Budget", and for good reason.

nib and The Blues launch VR tour

nib New Zealand (nib) has partnered with The Blues to launch We’re Sending You In - a virtual reality (VR) tour that gives fans the chance to experience training alongside some of their rugby heroes.

AI Day 2019 adds panel debate on how AI tech can help create safer societies

AI Day 2019 is adding an important panel debate to its two day programme to discuss how AI and other technology can help make our world safer, in light of the devastating events in Christchurch.

'Kiwis worried about cyber security but putting themselves at risk'

New research reveals New Zealanders are worried about their online security but most are not doing the simple things they know they should to protect themselves.

Techweek19 launch shines light on region’s innovators

From the launch of a new web platform to connect companies in the region, to details about how Te Tai Tokerau Northland’s entrepreneurs can meet international investors, the launch of this year’s Techweek event is about to kick off and organisers are calling on Northland innovators to get in

Digital doppelgangers now a reality

Creating your true digital twin is now possible and will provide a groundbreaking 3D future for the entertainment, gaming, tourism and telecommunication industries, says a global expert on computational photography and computer vision.