Amazon's Alayna Van Dervort - who works with global organisations on the front lines of AI and machine learning projects in education, environmental advocacy, accessibility, healthcare, wildlife protection, child sex trafficking and global crises - chats with Ben Mack about ways artificial intelligence is being used to make the world a better place.
Misprint Co. production manager Kareena Harris chats with Ben Mack about her company's journey so far, the circular economy, making new things out of unwanted stuff, the enduring appeal of the notebook, and more.
OMGTech! co-founder and general manager Zoe Timbrell, AUT lecturer and She# founder Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh and MYOB general manager Carolyn Luey discuss what can be done to increase gender diversity and inclusivity in New Zealand’s tech sector, what individuals and organisations can do, where things can go from here, and more.
Wā Collective founder Olie Body chats with Ben Mack about her social enterprise, what we can do to end period poverty, why we need to have open and frank discussions about periods and menstruation if we’re to end the discrimination and promote a more equal society, and more.
Delta Insurance co-founder Ian Pollard discusses a concerning new white paper on the state of cyber security in New Zealand. But on a more positive note, he also talks about how cyber insurance is evolving to meet the threats.
Manta5's Guy Howard-Willis, creator of a bike you can ride on water thanks to hydrofoils, discusses the development process of his innovation, how it could change society, and why cycling on water could maybe one day become an Olympic sport.
Idealog digital editor Ben Mack chats by phone with Zoe Hobson and Emma Johansson of DUnedin-based games studio Runaway about their upcoming VR game Flutter, why they chose Dunedin as a headquarters, the fight for equality in the games industry, feminism, and more.
Idealog digital editor Ben Mack chats with Crimson's Jamie Beaton about the future of education, why it's important for young people to invest, whether or not we're living in innovatime times, and more.
Idealog digital editor Ben Mack chats with Tanmay Bakshi and Joanna Batstone about working with IBM's Watson, the future of artificial intelligence, whether robots will one day replace us all, and more.
Idealog digital editor Ben Mack chats with Unfiltered’s Jake Millar, who talks about raising $1.2m to expand into the US, some exciting new additions to the board of directors, and partying with Sir Richard Branson.