The following posts are filed under: inequality.
Go to Auckland, enjoy their fancier public transport… but your rides may be getting pricier. We may have crappier services (integrated ticketing anyone?!) but we’re in NZ’s (expensive) ballpark for fares.Read More
One of them kills and debilitates thousands of Kiwis a year, especially the young. It’s got simple solutions that don’t require expensive consultancy services.
The other causes nasty harm on a much smaller scale, but has a delightfully thrilling moral stink that’s seductively adjacent to beneficiary-bashing for those inclined that way.Read More
If you could go around as a different gender for a while – like Robin Williams’ character in Mrs Doubtfire – you’d have a different experience of your city. Because they’re mainly designed and run by men, cities tend not to work so well for those who aren’t. But that’s not how it’s going to be in…Read More
Welcome to Saturday and Weekend Reading. This week: we love the internet, technology, and all the clever people doing clever things to make our lives better. But still… Malgorithms In this episode of the You Are Not So Smart Podcast, three experts on artificial intelligence help us understand how we accidentally transferred our biases…Read More
Naenae is, in many ways, a microcosm of contemporary New Zealand. Guest author Annanonymous writes about what you see in Naenae as an outsider, and what that means for all of us. This article was originally posted on THE END IS NAENAE, 7 MAY 2017 It’s about nine years since our family moved to…Read More