Does New Zealand Have a Humility Problem?

Sixty-five years ago, in May 1953, a young adventurer from New Zealand became one of the first two humans to stand atop the highest mountain in the world. It was a landmark feat. But what did Edmund Hillary, a self-described “average bloke” who reached the summit of Mount Everest alongside Tenzing Norgay of Nepal, say […]

Sergei Brin: Silicon Valley has outgrown the time of being ‘wide-eyed and idealistic’ about tech and needs to show ‘responsibility, care and humility’ (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google cofounder Sergei Brin wrote Alphabet’s 2017 annual Founders Letter. Brin said artificial intelligence advances represent the most significant computing development in his lifetime. But he warned that tech companies have a responsbility to consider the impact of their advances on society, a chage in tone.  Sergei Brin, the cof0under of Google, stressed the need […]

'Moment of humility’: 21 Red Cross workers sacked or resigned over paying for sex

Twenty-one workers at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have been fired or quit their roles over sexual misconduct in the past three years, the organization has announced. In a Friday statement, ICRC Director-General Yves Daccord wrote that the organization has identified 21 staff members “who were either dismissed for paying for sexual […]