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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.
ITx kicks off this week
It's that time of the year again - ITx is on in Wellington, bringing together 12 conferences and 150 different talks, panels and presentations in one venue.
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.
ITx: What it meant for me
So you've heard about ITx 2018 no doubt, but what is it really, and what can you expect?
Here's a summary from an attendee of ITx 2016 (the last time ITx was held) - what he found, what it meant to…
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…
Brislen on Tech
In which we talk R&D, D5 and ITx. Surely enough acronyms for any given Friday.
Keen to talk at ITx 2018?
The Call for Papers for ITx 2018 closes this Friday 23 February.
Check out the Call for Papers page on the ITx website for more info.
Brislen on Tech this week
ITx was a thing of beauty ... Emails stored in Ireland cannot be used in a US domestic case, says court... NZTech wants to build the world's 'most tech savvy nation'.
It's too late to hide - the doubling curve is already here
Moore's Law says the number of transistors will double every 18 months or so but this isn't something new - looking at the tech sector through the lens of logarithmic projection means you can see the …
ITx: What does the future hold?
At ITx 2016, Sam Jarman gave us a sneak peak at what we might expect to see in the next few years. He's kindly blogged on the subject for us as well.
The future will be crazy. Just look at what hav…
Top tips to find your venture capital partner
Edith Yeung knows a bit about scale. She's helped take the mobile browser Dolphin from a user base of zero right through to 150 million and now spends her time helping invest in start-up companies fro…