Tagged: IT

One place to access everything digital takes off its training wheels — Unified Inbox - Stick

Peter Kerr May 29, 2012

When you simply state the idea of having one place where all forms of contact – email, Facebook, Twitter, text and others – end up in one place for reading and responding to, it sounds an eminently sensible thing to … Continue reading → … Read More

Our internet-inspired impatience is only getting worse - Stick

Peter Kerr Apr 19, 2012

There’s a fair number of (mostly ignored) requests to link and/or ‘write about us’ emails received by sticK. However Tony Shin tweaked an interest in the subject line, ‘A quick question about Instant Gratification’. He in turn linked through to … Continue reading → … Read More

Angels, unsurprisingly, belt-tightening - Stick

Peter Kerr Apr 03, 2012

We shouldn’t be too surprised that the latest figures released on the Young Company Finance Index show a slight reduction in the amount of investment by Angels. After all, there’s only so much ‘spare’ money that Angels have to punt … Continue reading → … Read More

Developers invited to a northern hemisphere ‘Summer of Code’ - Stick

Peter Kerr Apr 01, 2012

A couple of New Zealand based businesses are in on the wider opportunity for New Zealand-based trainee coders to gain invaluable experience (and pay) through Google’s Summer of Code. University students in New Zealand will have a unique opportunity to … Continue reading → … Read More

Mass customisation really does mean it is all about you - Stick

Peter Kerr Mar 15, 2012

It’s difficult to predict where the confluence of trends like 3-D printing, mass customisation and the social web will end up. But, just as the publishing and music industries got democratised (or destroyed, depending on your point of view) by … Continue reading → … Read More

‘Facing your fears’ the unspoken part of a start-up — Dave ten Have - Stick

Peter Kerr Mar 06, 2012

Ponoko co-founder Dave ten Have fronted up to Unlimited Potential’s ‘Tech Founders Blast Talks’ in mid-February with some extremely frank and honest comments. It’s ten Have’s second internet-based start-up, with Wellington-originated, globally-operating Ponoko being a bit of poster child for … Continue reading → … Read More

‘Ordered anarchy’ delivers creative projects at better value - Stick

Peter Kerr Mar 01, 2012

At first blush, a business with no bosses as such, run on a democratic basis where participants opt in on projects would seem a recipe for a disaster. Yet, 30-month old Wellington collective (if that’s the correct term), with an … Continue reading → … Read More

Academic swot and study…..simplified - Stick

Peter Kerr Feb 28, 2012

It’s not the first time that Dunedinite Rodney Tamblyn has been involved in an internet-based business. But, as he looks to take his team’s web application for on-line academic study to the global market, he is looking for a different … Continue reading → … Read More

Internet games follow the numbers and money - Stick

Peter Kerr Sep 29, 2011

CerebralFix, as some might say contradictorily, makes digital games -for smart phones, other peoples’ websites, Facebook, its own website. Its CEO Ben Delleca, speaking at the Rutherford Innovation Showcase’s Digital Content Forum in Wellington on Friday 23 Sept., says the … Continue reading → … Read More

Go digital for dollars — content forum spruiks Kiwi capability - Stick

Peter Kerr Sep 27, 2011

The main message from the Rutherford Innovation Showcase Digital Content Forum was that some weightless exports have a fair bit of profit margin attached. The Wellington event on Friday Sept. 23 also heard that, apparently, we (the royal ‘we’ as … Continue reading → … Read More