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Is Startup Weekend missing a middle-aged trick?

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 9:46 am | sticK

As one of many simultaneous events taking place around the world, the Wellington Startup Weekend took place on April 10 – 12 at Creative HQ. Now one of the purposes of the weekend event is not necessarily to create new businesses, but as much to ... More >>

Do Kiwis have a certain je ne sais quoi around Startups?

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 10:24 am | sticK

Having been lucky enough to be around a couple of startup things in the past few weeks – I'll take the opportunity to reflect. More >>

Peter Kerr Asks. ''Where's The Diagram?'' - #OSOS2015

Friday, 17 April 2015, 2:08 pm | Peter Kerr

It is slightly sacrilegious to say it, but there's aspects of Open Source Open Society that I don't get. More >>

OS//OS = OS

Monday, 13 April 2015, 8:08 pm | sticK

The OS//OS (Open Source//Open Society) conference has got itself a new definition – at least for the OS bit. OVER SOLD! More >>

Open for Thinking, Participation & Collaboration: Peter Kerr

Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 10:58 am | Peter Kerr

The name of the two day Wellington conference on Thursday and Friday 16/17 April says it all. Open Source//Open Society (OS//OS). As a digital immigrant who has, without sometimes knowing why, gone down he android path for my devices, I’m inherently ... More >>

Open for thinking, open for participation, for collaboration

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 8:48 am | sticK

The name of the two day Wellington conference on Thursday and Friday 16/17 April says it all. More >>

Why an open-source news and views site needs reinvention

Monday, 23 February 2015, 11:48 am | sticK

Scoop's in the middle of an attempt to change its ownership and business structure from individual shareholders to community (to be designed). It has just launched a PledgeMe crowd funding bid. The metaphor that applies is not unlike the tragedy ... More >>

A picture's worth a thousand words...or not in our case

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 10:40 am | sticK

I'm a sucker for a good diagram – a picture's worth a thousand words and all that jazz. So I thought I'd see what, if anything, came up in a search about New Zealand's science and innovation system. More >>

Bringing Biggs to the party an inspired move

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 1:05 pm | sticK

The appointment of Peter Biggs as inaugural chairman of the new Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency, is an inspired bargain. More >>

Shanahan debunks plucky NZ punching above its weight

Friday, 24 October 2014, 9:29 am | sticK

You have to give the effusive and self-effacing Greg Shanahan his due. More >>

Of course nobody notices – there's no photo opportunity!

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 10:30 am | sticK

Naturally it has escaped the attention of mainstream media... But, the fact is that two Kiwi IT companies are still in, and contributing to, the world's largest IT project – the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope. More >>

Name change signals expanded ability for patent owners

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 12:25 pm | sticK

A name's an important clue to how a company represents itself to the world. So, the change to IP Nexus from IP Exchange represents a business and philosophical change for the Hong Kong based but globally oriented company. More >>

Should you bother with VC funding...the numbers suggest no

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 10:12 am | sticK

The scramble that many startups make to secure venture capital funding may be detrimental to the budding business's health. More >>

Is the future for our sheep their milk?

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 9:23 am | sticK

Being the farm raised boy I am, I'm keen on the idea of clever new and profitable products from our ability to convert sunlight, soil and water into them. More >>

Local, thinks global and gets asked if it is for sale

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 10:57 am | sticK

Many Kiwis struggle to appreciate the size of the global internet market, and how to tap into it says John-Daniel Trask. More >>

A buried treat in Wordpress's Terms of Service

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 9:05 am | sticK

It's in keeping with the spirit of Wordpress that its Terms of Service are simple, freely available to be repurposed by others, and, the tiniest bit quirky. More >>

Branding's dark arts leans to build, measure, learn

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 9:17 am | sticK

The dark arts of branding received an illumination when Brant Cooper spoke to a packed house at Wellington's Lightning Lab. More >>

In the rush to digital, are we missing a biological trick?

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 10:26 am | sticK

New Zealand is missing a trick when it comes to the startup weekend, incubator, accelerator programme ecosystem that got lots of attention lately. More >>

Lightning Lab II grows up – will its offspring?

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 10:51 am | sticK

( sticK - 3 May 2014 ) Anyone that's been around young children will appreciate there's a heck of a difference between a one year old and a two year old. More >>

Driver of CI accelerator services to put pedal to the metal?

Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 8:44 am | sticK

We’ll make the assumption that Callaghan Innovation’s new GM of Accelerator Services isn’t there for the money. More >>

 

 

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