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Living on the curve
It was Gordon Moore who pointed out that technological change isn't linear, it's exponential. As computer power doubles, the price for it halves and this is having a profound effect on the way we live and think, so that we are now, as Amy Fletcher put it, "living on the curve".
That's just one of the take-homes in a day of ideas at ITx, the tech industry's biannual conference, hosted by IT Professionals.
Global Cyber Alliance comes to town
The Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) is an international, cross-sector effort dedicated to "eradicating cyber risk and improving our connected world" and its UK-based Executive Director, Andy Bates, is in New Zealand this month speaking with local IT and security groups.
Tahi Rua Toru Tech - live in action
Tahi Rua Toru Tech, the national digital championship designed to inspire and excite students from year 0-13 about the new Digital Technologies/Hungarau Matahiko curriculum, is reaching the end of its first term.
To celebrate, we held the 'official' launch with Michelle Dickinson (aka Nanogirl) who is the challenge champion.
Game on for indie game developers
The New Zealand Game Developers Association annual conference, NZGDC18, will for the first time feature a showcase of independent developers.
Excellence in IT Awards finalists announced
The finalists for the prestigious New Zealand Excellence in IT Awards were announced this week, recognising the people making IT happen in New Zealand.
Finalists came from a diverse range of backgr…
CIO Conference, digital disruption, the Met and OMGTech
The CIO Conference wrapped up last week in Auckland. We sent in an undercover tech head to see how it went.
Codemania comes to town
Imagine if there was a conference in Auckland where you could hear from some of the most talented and experienced people in the software industry. Wouldn't it be amazing if you could learn about cutti…
Brislen on Tech
In which we talk R&D, D5 and ITx. Surely enough acronyms for any given Friday.
Calls for Papers for IFIP conference
The International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP) has issued calls for papers for two conferences to be held in September next year.
OMGTech! wants you
OMGTech is looking for a few good folk to come along and support its programme of getting kids involved in the ICT sector. Are you up to the challenge?
NetHui 2017 kicks off next week
InternetNZ's NetHui is on and, after a year spent touring the regions, it's back in Auckland, at Aotea Square.
This year's theme is "Trust and Freedom" and InternetNZ has lined up some major speake…