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Idealog—in the ideas business


Beyond the numbers with data artist Jer Thorp

Jer Thorp is data artist in residence at the New York Times. With data from smartphones, tablets and web browsers being widely touted as the future’s most valuable commodity, Thorp has very specific ideas on how this information should ... More …



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Events

Watch out Wellington, here comes TEDx

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TED has exploded onto the world stage in recent years, but Wellington hasn't had a chance to play in that sandpit since TEDxYouth@Wellington in 2010. This year's the year, though: come November the capital will host its ... More …







Ford syncs up with Kiwi drivers

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After the flurry of automotive innovation, which followed the banning of mobile phone use in vehicles, voice command technology is no longer groundbreaking. It’s a footnote, rather than a selling point, in the hyper competitive auto industry. More …


Paper good enough to eat

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A few chocolate lovers have decided to turn something else usually deemed inedible into something much more enticing by screenprinting Whittaker's chocolate designs onto wafer paper. More …



Institute of Building honours one of its own

Christchurch project specialist, Steven van der Pol of Arrow International, has been awarded The New Zealand Institute of Building Medal for his contributions to the industry. More …


Fast Four fast-tracks US telly for Kiwi screens

It's a fact of life in New Zealand that we have to wait a bit longer for our movies and TV shows than other markets, and to try and remedy this national sense of FOMO (and perhaps limit the ... More …