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Hot topics of NetHui 2017: Policies and social implications

How should we run our Internet in a way that is inclusive and as safe as possible for everyone? How do we rebalance rights and interests that new Internet enabled technologies imbalance? What implications could the Internet have on our society, and our rules and norms for living together?

Hot topics of NetHui 2017: New technology

Many of the programme sessions at this year’s NetHui are devoted to exploring new Internet-enabled technologies. If you’ve been wondering what these techs are and what they may mean for all of us here in Aotearoa New Zealand, then read this!

Hot topics of NetHui 2017: Digital Divides

NetHui is on next week, and I want to highlight some of the hot topics that are coming up as part of the programme.

What are you doing this week… booking your place at NetHui?!

Registrations are limited, so if you’ve been meaning to come along, now’s the time to make the choice!

NetHui is nearly here - come along!

We are now less than two weeks out from this year's NetHui, and I want to share with you just how excited we are with the programme we've pulled together.
This NetHui is set to be one of the most exciting yet. Our theme of trust and freedom on the Internet couldn't be more relevant or timely.

Canterbury Tech Summit overview

Jordan and I attended the Canterbury Tech Summit last week, and wow…I loved every minute of it.

RBI2: Who wants to make a bang with the bucks

The second phase of the Rural Broadband Initiative (let’s call it RBI-2) aims to address the challenge of providing better Internet to rural New Zealanders.

Top 10 predictions for the Internet in 2017

Welcome to 2017! Last year I scored 7.5/10 for my predictions for the Internet in 2016 - what will it be like this year?

The Internet of Things in NZ - what do we need to do now?

Today we’ve released a discussion starter doc on the Internet of Things (IoT) in New Zealand. The IoT is the new wave of technology that will change the world and the way we live. Think self driving cars and smart lighting.

Trans-Tasman rivalry - connectivity edition

New Zealand and Australia have a strange familial relationship. In that spirit, I'd like to compare where New Zealand and Australia are at in terms of their signature connectivity initiatives.