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‘Future Ready Fund’ Industry Supported Scholarships at Tech Futures Lab

September 9, 2019

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September 9, 2019

48 experts from companies leading the way in innovation and transformation in New Zealand have contributed to a scholarship fund enabling a first tranche of 10 recipients to access funding of 25% off their tuition fees f...

September 1, 2019

As needs in our workforce change, what role should employers play in the transition?

Quite a big one, according to much of the latest commentary. Not because of any social obligation (although some definitely see this as...

July 26, 2019

A download of some tasty bits from (and inspired by) our Future of Food MeetUp

In sci-fi movies, food looks like it’s been designed by someone who really hates eating. It’s often a soulless capsule or a vile-looking smoot...

June 21, 2019

Students can now enroll with Tech Futures Lab to gain skills and credentials and help them prepare for industry-recognised AWS Certifications to participate in the rapidly growing cloud computing space.

April 1, 2019

In the wake of the Christchurch attacks, some important debates have gained a louder voice: debates that have the power to shape how we move into the future.

Valuing diversity in our communities is the big one and challen...

February 12, 2019

It appears the term ‘sharing economy’ is suffering an identity crisis due to a lack of ownership. Ironic? Quite.

The sharing economy was probably originally called ‘the neighbourhood’. It was a congenial place where peopl...

December 18, 2018

Tech Futures Lab won the education category in Idealog's Most Innovative Companies 2018.

“We’re excited to be in the company of such an amazing collection of New Zealand innovators and really honoured to receive this reco...

December 4, 2018

Here’s some food for (human) thought.​
Scientists recently fired up the synapses of
SpiNNaker, the world’s largest neuromorphic computer. While it’s a major leap in design and performance – able to perform 200 quadrill...

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