Ron McKie FPSNZ ARPS, Christchurch



A handful of large commercial entities - notably Apple, Facebook, Google, Amazon, Microsoft and a few others are emerging as super-heavyweight players who control most of the digital economy. We can see a similar concentration of power taking hold in...

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Given that the field of machine intelligence, or artificial intelligence (AI) is still clouded by controversy then it might seem a little premature to say that ‘superintelligence’ is inevitable. After all, many people would argue that we still do not...

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The engine of the digital economy is the technology used to deliver finished digital services to businesses and consumers. Comprising connected devices, broadband infrastructure, cloud software, internet-based services and many other markets, the societal benefits that this technology delivers are...

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If we were asked to pick which of the many markets that make up the digital economy was the ‘most important’ then it would have to be mobile or, more exactly, mobile internet. While other digital markets like artificial intelligence...

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We all crave those elusive 'Eureka' moments. Seemingly out of nowhere comes an idea for something new, or a feeling that your understanding of a topic has reached a new level. Then the adrenaline kicks in: the mind races, the...

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