Showing posts from December, 2013

The Future As Seen By Me In 2010

Well looky here, things one has scanned in eh. (ignore the photo, that's some guy that made some accounting software, not sure what became of him ;) MIKE RIVERSDALE is fuming. The expensive headphones he bought in Sydney three weeks ago have just died. His first reaction is not to randomly spill expletives into his coffee, but to use his iPhone to vent his frustration to his Twitter con- tacts, under the moniker Miramar Mike. "I will also put, 'What should I do?' It's a conversation. I'm reaching out to the people following me." The council predicts hand-held digital devices such as smartphones will rule the world in 2040. They already rule the life of Mr Riversdale, whose company WaveAdept helps businesses adapt - their computing sys- tems to allow staff to work from anywhere - and with anyone. In order of fre- equency, he uses his iPhone to tweet (1136 followers; 8363 tweets since joining), e-mail, make phone calls and use online services, such as checki

InternetNZ Would Like You To Be A Councillor

The famous Nat has stepped down from his role as Councillor at InternetNZ and therefore a space for YOU is now open. YOU, if you're a member - if you're not, WTF! I assume that the Kiwis that come to this blog are in some way working in IT and probably something to do with "the cloud". If that's YOU then why on earth aren't you an active member of the New Zealand organisation looking after the pipes you work on? Not being a member is like operating a haulage company and not caring about the roads or being a member of the Roads Association (if there is such a thing). Join here: If you are a member then let me know if you need to be nominated . Here's the role you'd be taking on: