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Idealog #68, the Technology Issue, out now!

Gratuitous self-promotion

Idealog #68, the Technology Issue, out now!

The 2018 Technology issue of Idealog is out now, and is worth getting your hands on to experience some seriously awesome tech. This issue features a cover illustration by talented 3D motion graphic artist Guangyu Li, as well as an AR cover created by Staples VR, a profile of education disruptor Claire Amos, interviews with Titanic and Avatar director James Cameron and Rocket Lab founder Peter Beck about deep sea and space exploration, a Q&A with Google Empathy Lab founder Danielle Krettek on how it's time for technology to find its EQ and with ex-Wired editor Scott Dadich and Patrick Godfrey about making design inclusive for the masses, a look at the New Zealand companies hacking humanity and altering life as we know it, as well a dive into whether tech can save the te reo Maori language, the 2018 Tin Report, and much, much more. In the spirit of gratuitous self-promotion, read on for a full breakdown of what you can expect in the latest issue.

Idealog + ATEED

For a small nation like Aotearoa competing on the world sporting stage, technology and innovation has helped New Zealand athletes get the upper-hand when funding falls short. One of Techweek’s Sport Performance Innovation Forum 2018 keynote speakers, Simon van Velthooven, shares how technology helped him and the Emirates Team NZ secure the America’s Cup win last year.

Reality check

As part of Idealog's ongoing celebration of the technology sector, we've picked the brains of some of the movers and shakers in the industry to find out their favourite tech-related things, their biggest fears for the future and what other companies and individuals inspire their work. Here's Staples VR's Aliesha Staples.

Technology Month, brought to you by Springload

The words Giapo, ice cream and innovation often go hand-in-hand in sentences, as the chef’s passion for furthering his craft is common knowledge. But behind the larger-than-life Italian persona is a man with his eyes fixed firmly on the future technology. We had a chat with the undercover futurist about when AI will come for everyone’s jobs, how humans will soon be able to live forever and why it’s not nuclear bombs we should be worried about.

Technology Month, brought to you by Springload

As part of Idealog's Technology Month, we've picked the brains of some of the movers and shakers in the industry to find out their favourite tech-related things, their biggest fears for the future and what other companies and individuals inspire their work. Here's Sharesies co-founder Sonya Williams.

Technology Month, brought to you by Springload

With the digital revolution upon us changing the way we work, live and play, the employment outlook for digital professionals is bright. The 2017 Digital Remuneration Report breaks down the incomes of different roles within the industry in Aotearoa, as well as how we fare against our Australian counterparts.

Technology Month, brought to you by Springload

Idealog’s just-released Technology Issue – 'Reality Check' examined some of the ways new technologies are improving us, amazing us, entertaining us and, in some cases, harming us. Now, thanks to the support of our friends at Springload, an independent, award-winning digital creative agency, we’re dedicating the month of August to a continuation of those discussions online. We’ll also be conducting a bunch of tech-related experiments, showcasing the best of this booming sector and sharing a bunch of wise words from local tech luminaries. So get ready to fill your internet-connected hover boots.