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

2 'Hack Miramar' 2015 Events For Your Calendar

Along with this Saturday's Hour Of Code event, which is part of the world's largest education event, that Hack Miramar and +Wellington Makerspace are holding at +Scots College you should also pop the following into the calendars:

1: Hack Miramar, "Community Engagement"

  • Saturday March 7th - Sunday March 8th, 2015
  • Venue: Miramar
  • Civic hackathon around "Community Engagement" 
This event will follow the framework of November's "Transport" event.

What to do:
  1. Add to your calendar
  2. Get onto the Hack Miramar email list

    2: #HackWLG (part of #GovHackNZ 2015)

    • Friday July 3rd to Sunday July 5th, 2015
    • Venue: tbc
    This is a "Hack Miramar" presents the HackWLG event as part of the wider New Zealand participation of the GovHack series of events from Australian 2015 GovHack.

    What to do:
    1. Add to your calendar
    2. Find out more 
    3. Get onto the GovHack email list
    4. Get onto the Hack Miramar email list for local organisation
    5. Follow @GovHackNZ on Twitter
    We're specifically looking for a venue that will hold around 200-250 people AND sponsors!
    Get in touch, mike.riversdale@miramarmike.co.nz / 021-169 1359 to help out.

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