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Nikki Mandow

Nikki Mandow

Chief editor at Idealog, Nikki's a veteran in the journalism industry. A former lecturer at AUT University, she was the chief reporter at NZ weekly business publication The Independent and was deputy editor of Canadian publication Unlimited magazine.

Hands off: driverless cars are coming, but how long will they take?

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Hands off: driverless cars are coming, but how long will they take?

There's a lot of excitement about the arrival of autonomous vehicles. But we need a whole infrastructure and 5G cellular technology before a driverless future arrives. Nikki Mandow talked to Chorus’s network technology strategist, Kurt Rodgers, and the New Zealand Transport Agency’s director of connected journeys, Martin McMullan, about what New Zealand needs to do to prepare.  

Equality

ASB Bright Sparks Challenge winner Mikayla Stokes knows a few things about the Internet of Things - but says there's still a stigma attached to girls and technology that's holding young women and businesses back.

Innovation/Design

To celebrate it being a gold pin winner at the Best Awards 2016 last Friday in the Non-Consumer category, Idealog is republishing this story from November 2014 on Enztec.

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Intellectual property

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

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Molecular biology

A Plant & Food biologist developing an “electronic nose” from all-powerful insect smell receptors has been given a $20,000 award from KiwiNet and Callaghan Innovation. Nikki Mandow visited him in the lab to talk about his research.