Techweek 2019

The third New Zealand Techweek is on from 20 to 26 May. What is it all about?: New Zealand’s technology and innovation sectors are growing rapidly, and Techweek fosters that growth by providing the national ecosystem with a week-long opportunity for connection and cross-pollination, using an independent platform to amplify New Zealand’s unique and inspiring…
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Big Science Day 2015!

Pyrotechnics, Martin Jetpacks, MSLB Simulators and YikeBikes will take over Cathedral Square on 31 October. The occasion? Science Alive's inaugural Big Science Day, an all-day Science and Technology extravaganza suitable for families and people of all ages. The displays, demonstrations, science shows and workshops planned are too many to list, but here are some of…
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Modern modem romance

Modern Romance by US comedian Aziz Ansari (of Parks and Recreation fame) is just another in a growing list of books I have started reading expecting one thing, but which turned out to be something else entirely (looking at you, High-rise). What I had expected was a comedic look at modern courtship, man-woman relationships in the internet age…
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Welcome Lynda.com

As Dylan said the times they are a changin. Nowhere is this more true than in the world of technology. By the time a print book is out on a technical topic it may already be out of date, missing a recent upgrade or off trend. This is where the latest electronic offering to Christchurch…
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2D to 3D

This term our team has been running our very first school programme utilising the Library 3D printer. The name of the course is “2D to 3D” and involves 12 students being introduced to a variety of learning and software that allows them to take 2 dimensional design, (arrived at by following a “design process”)  through…
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