Te Hui Nui o Te Tai Tonga

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

PGP Encryption and why should you care?

This is a quick overview of PGP Encryption and how to use it yourself! Bulk surveillance violates everyone’s fundamental human rights, it makes free speech risky. This guide will explain what email encryption is (using a commonly known standard called PGP) and will teach you how to use a free tool called mailvelope. Remember, even…Read more PGP Encryption and why should you care?

The Shape of Things to Come?

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?

Microsoft #hololens – a non-review

So this happened (image above obviously) I went to what seemed like a fairly exciting, if fairly normal She# event yesterday... and then three lightning talks later Rocky Heckman the business development manager from the Hololens team came up. The excitement was actually palpable! This was the super secret hush hush first ever demo of the…Read more Microsoft #hololens – a non-review