Deep in the lounge at Hashigo Zake we catch up with Hiria as she takes us through this weeks bumpy road to running a startup and the big blocks she needs to put in place very soon.Read More
Rochelle Stewart-Allen and Wael Aldroubi are looking to bring together 50 devs, designers, lived experiences, and problem solvers to tackle the issues refugees to New Zealand have on entering and settling into Aotearoa.Read More
Don Christie has made New Zealand, and Wellington especially, his home and fights for everything open tech knowing it will help grow NZ into a world leader of how to 'do tech and data' for the benefit of all.Read More
A small and chilly catch up with some of the #WellyTech community as we discuss:
Who would you like to see / hear from at the September WLG-X Festival?
#WellyTech event, what should we do with it?
The pot of event sponsor $ isn't growing, but we have more and more 'community'events - too many?
aurynn supplies an update on the scaled-up Mastodon social media NZ Project, challenges Mike on a number of view points, and discusses the concept of "lazy" (ie, there is no such thing) and how it affects the tech world.Read More
Ruth Croft helps people use their voice, which might seem weird until you listen to her and find out how many many people fail to get their message across not because the content is terrible but they don't realise the effect their voice is having on those listening.Read More
As we get to the pointy end of starting up we here again from Hiria as she comes to grips with the makeup of the Whare Hauora ‘vehicle’, the challenges of going it alone, and advice she would want love all those looking to make a company would hear.Read More
Miki talks with the New Zealand Government's Chief Censor as he discusses the fallout from the Christchurch terrorist attack, the on-going challenges with a digital world, and how the Office of Film and Literature Classification can no longer rely on a steady income from porn DVDsRead More
Aleisha Amohia has already achieved more than … YOU! No, seriously, final year of University; jump started a very successful women in tech club; an actual job contributing to a massively popular open source project; finalist in NZ Hi-Tech Awards …
Listen in and find out how Aleisha manages it all.Read More
Tough times call for tough decisions by tough people and if there's one thing you've learnt through the past episodes it's that Hiria Te Rangi is one tough woman. She explains all …
Also on June 22nd we will be kicking off a major campaign to help Whare Hauroa raise the money - WATCH THIS SPACE!Read More
Raygun is likely to be the next big software success in New Zealand but starting a software company has it's hurdles and JD Trask shares his lessons whilst "getting into" the next big thing involves persistence as Lana Vaughan explains.
Raygun is growing and THEY WANT YOURead More
Serena Chen explains the how and why she is fascinated and focused upon design within the security realm of tech. Serena currently works as a Product Designer at the Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) as well as co-hosting her own podcast called, "Things of Interest".Read More
A double session from Hiria as we catch up on the goings on with Whare Hauora, it’s investment journey, the deal with the PledgeMe backers and their sensors, how China’s working out, and HOW YOU CAN HELP!Read More
Viv finds out from Harper Reed what makes him tick, why fun is the most important thing of all, and a brief history including Harper’s time as CTO on the Obama 2012 campaign, casually selling his startup to PayPal and working on what’s next - hence his visit to Kiwifoo here in Aotearoa.Read More
Martin Krafft has a yarn about online identification. why blockchain is NOT the answer (despite having made a bit of $ from cryptocurrencies ;), and how control should be with the individual at all times.Read More
At the start of March worldwide many people came together to celebrate 'open data' and unlock the value hidden within. Here in New Zealand we were first amongst many with events in Dunedin Christchurch, and Wellington.Read More
The day of the event and we got to catch-up with a staaaaaack of people including ALL of the speakers not already represented on the podcast (see above), and all of the exhibitors. We asked 3 simple questions 1) Who are you; 2) Who are you representing; 3) Why this event?Read More