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New tech media models
Media was arguably the first sector to be massively disrupted by the internet, and tech media has been no exception. But, for those of us addicted to our daily fix of tech news, it's not all been doom and gloom and in recent times new business models have emerged to support tech journalism.
Netsafe shines spotlight on safety
Online safety is quickly coming to the forefront of conversations around digital services and products here in New Zealand and Netsafe is a key component in the battle to keep us all safe online.
The Trans-Tasman Online Safety Conference is being held in Auckland later this month.
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 …