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Kia kaha Aotearoa

Our hearts have broken and there are no words to adequately express how senseless and horrific the loss of life in Christchurch was on Friday. We can not begin to imagine the impact of losing 50 members of the muslim community of Christchurch - the loss of fathers,...

New year, new goals = certification

New year, new goals = certification

I can't believe 2019 is already over 2 weeks old! how are those New Years resolutions progressing? Waning yet? I do hope not. When considering goals for the year why not take a fresh look at certification. Long ago certification was considered a poor cousin to...

Starting the day with hugs

Starting the day with hugs

Our philosophy here at OptimalHQ has always been to amplify and support the great works of organisations who enable our vulnerable communities or who provide resources focused on building capability. To that end in 2018 we have raised money, donated time and goods to...

Algorithms in the news

Algorithms in the news

It's been an eventful few weeks news wise with many high profile organisations admitting to their algorithms containing bias, even our government have opened the door a wee crack acknowledging there might be an issue within their programmes. Here is a summary of whats...

Bias – a capability challenge

Bias – a capability challenge

It seems bias in algorithms is a very hot topic at the moment. In a surprisingly honest move Twitter admits their algorithms aren't always impartial: Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey has told US lawmakers the company's algorithms have not always been...