The following posts are filed under: technology.
As the Airport Flyer starts refusing Snapper (and RTI), we read today the textual embodiment of a shrug from the responsible organisation. Why is it so hard for us do one ticket to ride? A sorry saga Way back in 2008 Snapper launched for buses only. (Over the subsequent few years in Wellington they would…Read More
In the second part of her rhapsody on road rage, guest poster Becs Tetley talks balancing out the bullying behaviour…Read More
Guest author Lizzy H loves the bubble she get around in. But she also wonders: are our bubbles making us less human?Read More
After a relatively ‘slow news week’ last week, it’s a safe bet there could be some fireworks this week if the new bus routes cause any major disruptions. Watch those routes! Here’s some transport talk in Te Upoko o te Ika that caught the roving eyes of the crew at Talk Wellington since last Monday…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
This weekend’s tasty tidbits: nature play (sigh, that this has to be A Thing) and revitalising depressed cities “I just like being out here. You know an animal will enjoy what we’re doing, you’re helping clean up what’s happened.” A Christchurch ex-teacher turned landscaper has set up Woodland Escape to create awesome natural “free play” environments….Read More
In this age of big data, “smart cities” are gathering and using data to inform decisions about the places we live. Sean Audain looks at how this is happening in Wellington, and what it means for our engagement with our city. The intertwined systems of a city can seem as complex as a living…Read More