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Algorithmic audits: an accountants view

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March 15

Algorithmic audits: an accountants view

This guest blog explores how an independent 'audit' could provide a mechanism to assess algorithm harms. It uses the financial auditing process as an example of how an algorithm audit infrastructure might be established. 

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March 15

How do we stop misinformation being a superspreader?

There is a dark side of having New Zealanders connected to social media platforms with the ability to hear from and speak to thousands. That dark side is the creation and spread of both mis and disinformation online.

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DIGIFALE – an intergenerational approach to improving digital inclusion

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March 08

DIGIFALE – an intergenerational approach to improving digital inclusion

In April 2020 as COVID-19 caused communities to lockdown, DIGIFALE started within a Niue community in Mangere, South Auckland. An increased reliance on technology and the internet meant support was needed.

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World Internet Project New Zealand

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February 09

World Internet Project New Zealand

The World Internet Project is a longitudinal survey that looks into usage and attitudes towards the Internet. 

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Looking back at community funding

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December 21

Looking back at community funding

Since 2019 the majority of our grant funding has been aligned with our digital inclusion goals. We have put over $1.4 million towards a variety of initiatives that seek to bridge the digital divide. 

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The other pandemic — how can Aotearoa protect itself against misinformation?

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December 20

The other pandemic — how can Aotearoa protect itself against misinformation?

While Aotearoa and the world continue to battle COVID-19, there is another pandemic that has spread globally and has now taken root in New Zealand. It's called the ‘infodemic.’

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December 14

Research on UAV-aided Wireless Mesh Networking for Remote NZ Communities complete

In 2019, we funded research being completed by Dr Wanqing Tu. The research has been published through the 2021 IEEE 18th Annual Consumer Communications & Networking Conference. 

 

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December 10

International human rights day - all human, all equal

So what's happening in the digital space that advances human rights and addresses inequalities?

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Te Ora Hou Wellington East Bridging the Digital Divide

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November 24

Te Ora Hou Wellington East Bridging the Digital Divide

As we all know, the time between early 2020 and now has thrown up plenty of challenges. Running a skills programme with adults and local youth was no easy feat, but Te Ora Hou saw the value in persisting.

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A traversal view of the .nz space: content and technology

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November 19

A traversal view of the .nz space: content and technology

In this blog, we are looking at content, languages and content management systems used on .nz sites.

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