Thanks to Barbara Lemon for this guest blog. Engineers and architects have a special responsibility to build sustainability into their projects. So say three graduates with the Beca Group in Wellington, who gave a special presentation for students at Victoria. Nina Ives, Ellie Craft and Michael Green gave us some great examples of sustainable building […]

I’ve had a few interesting experiences recently where I’ve found myself comparing what happens to students now vs. what I experienced at the same age. I’m the grand ‘old’ age of 37 which isn’t ancient but I’m obviously a few years on compared to the 18 – 21 year olds I commonly sit down with […]

Reading this article on The Week made me consider whether our valuable transferable skills developed while gaining higher level qualifications at University might be under threat. Will computers soon be able to not only solve complex problems, analyse, critically assess but even provide perception and insight at extremely high levels? An AI machine ‘AlphaGo’ has beaten man […]

What’s scarier than the idea of a vengeful and evil spirit making you a personal visit on Halloween? Worse than seeing the dead walk? Continue reading

Do you know that small to medium size businesses make up approximately 92% of New Zealand’s businesses. Last month, I attended the EPIC NZ Wellington conference, where inspiring speakers from Wellington’s small and medium sized enterprise, shared their stories of success and failure, and gave practical advice to think big at home and off shore. […]