Thanks to InternetNZ for suggesting that I'd be interested in this. You were right, I was and it was amazing! This last weekend I spent in sunny Ōtautahi (Christchurch) in the amazing surrounds of the Arts Centre (see the photo above if you don't believe me). It was the weekend of the second Great Southern Unconference or…Read more Te Hui Nui o Te Tai Tonga
Today, NZ Herald’s Nicholas Jones summarized some of the changes coming in the Education (Update) Amendment Bill, with emphasis on the change from starting school after your birthday to a cohort start. In short, this means that a child will be allowed to attend school from the first day of term, if they are turning…Read more She’s too young… or is she?
The Spinoff posted an awesome video and article combo recently. If you want to go watch it, I'll wait right here... or I can give you the TLDR version. Basically, they interviewed a whole bunch of amazing comedians and recorded the sexist comments they had been subjected to. Yes, I neglected to mention that these are…Read more How is this still a thing?
When travelling, sometimes you remember things that you have let sink into your subconscious. One of those things for me is the fact that I grew up (for the first eight years anyway) in Malaysia. When you are a person who lives in Malaysia, you don't even think about the fact that things are announced…Read more Haere mai ki te Aotearoa
About a week ago, Amber Rudd, the Home Secretary in Britain announced that Britain would accept the children that were eligible to resettle in Britain from the refugee camp in Calais, France. These are unaccompanied minors (under 18 year olds) that currently have family in Britain. When the children started arriving, what should've been a…Read more The Shape of Things to Come?
This is a bit of a musing. Been at NZ Data Forum today. It's been great, as someone who works in a NFP, listening to corporates always gives me insights that I can't get in my tiny bubble. One speaker in particular caused this musing, but it is something that has been in my mind…Read more The internet of people