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Living on the curve

Sarah Putt. 12 July 2018, 11:44 am

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.

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Tahi Rua Toru Tech - live in action

Sarah Putt. 03 July 2018, 4:31 pm
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.

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Excellence in IT Awards finalists announced

ITP Team. 21 June 2018, 4:00 pm
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 background across industry, Government and the education sector. So, who made it through to the finals?

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Sarah Putt joins the TechBlog team

ITP Team. 05 June 2018, 3:26 pm

We're very excited to announce that former Computerworld editor Sarah Putt is joining the TechBlog and Newsline team from this week.

Sarah will be covering a range of tech areas and combining with …

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Nominations open for ITP Branch Committees and National Board

ITP Staff. 11 May 2018, 4:12 pm

Are you keen to make a difference to the tech community in your area?

ITP today called for nominations for ITP's Branch Committees in most areas, with nominations being received from now. If 2018 i…

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Marsden Research Fund review disappoints

Paul Matthews. 13 April 2017, 11:58 am

The outcome of the Government's long-awaited review into the Marsden Research Fund was released today, but was met with disappointment from the tech industry.

The review found that the current pane…

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This week's ITP update

Paul Matthews. 02 December 2016, 4:25 pm

It was a big planning week for ITP, with various board planning sessions for 2017, a new President and Deputy President, first face-to-face meeting of the full new ITP Board, various ministerial meeti…

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This week's ITP update

Paul Matthews. 25 November 2016, 4:38 pm

In this week's update from ITP, the leaders of 12 of the largest tech bodies come together to work on election policy advice, heaps of those with CITPNZ go through the Breadth of Knowledge test, and d…

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This week's ITP update

Paul Matthews. 18 November 2016, 3:35 pm

In this week's update from ITP, the Government's ICT (ur, Cloud) Marketplace, and taking some of the sector's concerns about education changes to Education Minister Hekia Parata.

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This week's ITP update

Paul Matthews. 11 November 2016, 10:00 am

In this week's update from ITP, new Cyber Security and Testing quals possibly on the cards, student projects, and a big welcome to our new Corporate Partners.

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International News from IFIP

Liz Eastwood. 08 November 2016, 6:49 am

ITP has been profiling some of the international bodies doing some great things for the IT profession, and explaining how New Zealand's tech community can engage. This month we have more news from IFI…

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