Samar Alrayyes & Charlie Gavey - Never done the T-Rex thing

Samar Alrayyes & Charlie Gavey - Never done the T-Rex thing

Samar is currently an Azure Digital Transformation Specialist at Microsoft and Charlie is the Product Manager of Search at Trade Me however both would say they are way more than titles and you need to listen to get to know the real them in this episode that ranges from "What even is tech?", through to, "How to support those that work in tech"

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Jordan Carter - The status quo is not good enough

Jordan Carter - The status quo is not good enough

Jordan Carter first of our 5th birthday re-visits, he's the Chief Executive at InternetNZ and was last on the show back in October 2017. Since then he's got a 'new' job, restructured the organisation, and been a part of the Prime Minister's "Christchurch Call" in reaction to the Christchurch terrorist shootings earlier this year.

Jordan has a LOT to catch us up on …

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Paul Armstrong - Unicorn included

Paul Armstrong - Unicorn included

Paul has a long history in providing ICT consultancy with a long and illustrious career at Synergy/Fronde - but that's all history now! Paul takes us how he and TipoTapp brings the cloud unicorns to all those that develop upon the major cloud services out there.

He also has a fascinating series of sales insights alongside hints & tips for us all.

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Kylie Reiri - Better decisions everywhere

Kylie Reiri - Better decisions everywhere

Kylie is one of those treasurers of New Zealand, a values focused wahine leading a data scientists focused company working on the issues that matter to all of us. Hear Kylie explain where she comes from and how she wants data to make a difference through actual supporting better decisions, for instance services provided by central government.

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Jessica Manins - Shoot friends with fart guns

Jessica Manins - Shoot friends with fart guns

Tweet from Jessica, Aug 19 - "When Sir Richard Taylor plays your game @beyonddotfun and says it’s the most fun he’s had in #VR it’s hard not to feel like this #oddball #comingsoon #VR"

Listen to Jessica's plans for her co-founded company, where it all came from, why VR has tickled Jessica for so long, and most of all how you too could have the best VR time of your life ... with a VR fart gun (if you're quick enough)!

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Rowan Simpson - Capture, measure and share. Appropriately

Rowan Simpson - Capture, measure and share. Appropriately

Rowan provides an episode that replicates his professional life, one of two halves. From being at TradeMe before moving on to Xero he has taken his experience and insights to many companies as investor and director, spreading the product development messages, and sharing his approach to tech business with all that are keen to hear.

An episode full of gold …

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Paul Brislen - Those damn cellphone radiation waves

Paul Brislen - Those damn cellphone radiation waves

Paul and Viv cover the latest tech trends, 5G, how data has become key but then ugh use of our personal information, taxing the tech multinationals, social media disrupting MSM, Herald's paywall and supporting journalism on the web, and critical thinking.

AND, how you can support The Aunties with your unwanted hardware.

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Rebecca Jones & Nathan Donaldson - Watch the water behind your laptop

Rebecca Jones & Nathan Donaldson - Watch the water behind your laptop

Looking after the team is spoken much on our podcast but we've yet to have had such a focused discussion on what that means day-to-day as we had with Nathan and Rebecca Jones from Boost. We even talk about what this means for salary increases using a medieval 'grading' approach - so so cool.

You WILL learn loads you can apply from these two!

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Ed Abraham - I love it when a plan comes together

Ed Abraham - I love it when a plan comes together

Ed certainly has a background to wonder at and it's that big brain that see's him heading Dragonfly Data Science working with data, computers, and making them solve problems that clients bring to them.

A great example is Dragonfly's work on the Te Hiku Media Kōrero Māori project – applying machine learning to transcribing spoken Māori.

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