Articles tagged technology

Rod Oram argues in his weekly column that there's never been a better time to build a high productivity and high wage economy, but there's also a risk the current good times will allow complacency to lock in New Zealand's bad habits.

As our government prepares to spend $6 million on extra support for preschoolers with speech delays, a new study links handheld devices with an increased risk of delayed language development, writes Lynn Grieveson.

For the convenience of subscribers, here's my weekend column in which I look at an unsettling prediction that the new winner-takes-all economy of robots and algorithms may actually be a net destroyer of jobs.