Self programmable filter bubble/echo chamber

There has been a lot of worry for a while now about filter bubbles and how easy it is to fall into them until you find yourself in an echo chamber of exactly what you want to hear. You Tube and Facebook have come under particular fire. There are even ideas on how to avoid […]

If you think AI is a long way off…

Your wrong. On May 8th Google announced Google Duplex. Google Duplex is a technology for conducting natural conversations to achieve real world tasks. In the examples given Duplex makes two phone calls. The first is a hairdressing appointment where it books an appointment for a client, interacts naturally with the unknowing person at the salon, […]

Make a submission on the Privacy Bill

There are many people who are amazed at all the controversy surrounding privacy at the moment. The European Union, Facebook, Google and Cambridge Analytica are in the news almost constantly and many people just don’t seem to care or refuse to consider how it effects them, especially in New Zealand. It might just be an […]

Does Trade Me deserve the Privacy Trust Mark?

At the beginning of 2018 in New Zealand there was a competition to design the Privacy Trust Mark for the Privacy Commission. This trust mark was to be used online to highlight excellent privacy practice in a product or service The winner was a graphic design artist from Christchurch and the final design is very […]