March-April 2016

Issue #61, March-April 2016

The inside story on Stolen's $21 million US investment | Why health IT is taking so damn long to find its feet in New Zealand | AUT and Spark's big collaboration focused on finding real solutions to real-world problems | Titanium 3D (From the sides! From the back!) | How to work from anywhere | New Zealand's best artisanal craftsmen | 'Buy it Once', the ultimate guide to buying cool stuff, without buying into mindless consumerism | Plus the best in emerging local talent, small foot-print housing, elevator pitching, world rankings, and ... a TPPA cocktail?


Elevator pitch

To mark it being a gold pin winner at the Best Awards 2016 last Friday, Idealog is republishing this story on Serious Popcorn's Roger Holmes.


Our government spends billions on health every year. The cloud gives us access to our data from almost anywhere. Mobile devices and wearables have given rise to the ‘quantified self’. ...


Idealog featured Kendall Flutey, the co-founder of financial capability tool, Banqer, in the emerging talent section of the last issue. Since then, Kiwibank has given more backing to the tool ...

Hi, I’m the Idea Log. Did you know wood products are New Zealand’s third biggest export earner? You did? Well, that ruins my intro. Given your surprising knowledge of our ...


There’s nothing New Zealand likes more than punching above its weight (although, the question remains, exactly how much does New Zealand weigh? Those mountains and glaciers would surely add some ...

Branded Content

Intellectual property

Fed up with clunky proofing and approvals processes, two Kiwi software experts worked out a way to do it better.


Max-o-matic, is a Barcelona-based “illustrator of collage and organised chaos”. He combines vintage magazine clippings, paper waves of colour, digital ltering and erratic, often angry illustration, and his collages alternate ...