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A Kiwi-designed wheelchair built from a Segway could radically change physical therapy. Will it catch on around the world?
Tales from Stanford
Well, I am on the way home now, in the AirNZ lounge of SFO airport, and true to form, there are a few people I know here.
Salim Ismail thinks we need to take the likes of Uber and Airbnb seriously – very seriously
Yahoo’s latest messenger app replaces audio with text messaging for a Skype-meets-TXT-with-the-sound-off platform that might just revolutionise the way we use our phones.
When the blade of an angle grinder exploded in his face on the job, Pieter Muller had an epiphany.
Nearly forty years after Star Wars first came out, true holograms have still yet to appear. The latest in technology offers high power lasers to ionize air. It’s extremely dangerous however, and definitely not something you’d want on your tabletop. Other solutions use screens or LED arrays rotating at extremely high speeds, which aren’t exactly kid-friendly either.
Atomic Coffee Roasters is updating its look with a new brand – and some tricky shiny copper.
If you are a surfer, you may have hankered after a handcrafted surfboard tailored just for you? Graphic designer Jon Chapman-Smith has just that in Blank a company that offers ...
Burger joints appear to be popping up left right and centre, emerging as a better quality alternative to traditional fast-food chains. Recently Britomart-based Better Burger has caught our attention, with ...
Bank teams up with filmmaker Jane Campion to urge women to fight for a more equal financial future
We've all worked for psychopathic bosses. But sometimes the best-intentioned CEO can mess up company culture, accidentally
Sure, corporations have their obligations, but what about the duties of shareholders? When it comes to engaging with the companies they’ve invested in, are shareholders being pro-active enough?
In 2012 alone, a single player, Nespresso, sold more than 27 billion pods worldwide. Meanwhile, coffee-drinking connoisseurs over in Europe spent $10 million in 2013 on coffee pod machines, surpassing drip coffee machine sales for the first time. In New Zealand, sales of Nespresso coffee machines – the leading brand here – rose 87% in the year to February 2014.
Five bits of frivolity for a hearty dose of Friday distraction.