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I am developing Tactile Astronomy to teach Astronomy to blind youth. It is time to open the final frontier for all.
In November 2016, I was interviewed by The Spinoff about Tactile Astronomy and my perspective on innovation in NZ Inc.
I am involved in the development of the MESHED collaborative to support resillient communities in Auckland through neighborhood activations of MakerHood.
In August 2016, I gave a talk at the User Experience Auckland Group about the Tactile Astronomy Project.
I am a Mentor for the inaugural cohort of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa’s Te Mahuki program from August to December 2016.
In June 2016, I participated in the Labour Party Future Of Work Commission session on the implications for the ICT sector -and related sectors- in knowledge-intensive manufacturing and services industries.
The Innovation Nation Grand Challenge is an open call for New Zealanders to tackle the most pressing challenges in their communities. It’s goal is to catalyze ideas and innovations into inventions, thus building in-country capabilities, next-generation industries and national resilience.
In November 2015, I participated in the NatureHack hackathon which happened after a successful business introduction to New Zealand of Swedish provider Confetti and Sqore to enable the C Prize UAV competition also in 2015.
I was asked to design, develop and deliver a facilitated all-day workshop to bring together a group of industry, science and academic leaders
From July to September 2015, I am working with New Zealand eScience Infrastructure (NeSI) as a Design Strategy Consultant for their Capability Development Strategy for Researcher Digital Literacy.
In 2014, I assisted in the development of strategic business relationship with Swedish provider Sqore to enable the innovation competition to take place in 2015.
An innovative Kiwi is about to teach astronomy to blind students with the help of 3D printer technology. It will be a first for New Zealand’s education system with a pilot programme set to launch next year.
I was invited to speak at the 2014 CI Forum in Auckland. I shared my insights on designing corporate training of CI Tools.
During August and September 2014, I will be part of the 2014 Mentors for LifeHack LABS in Wellington, New Zealand. Lifehack Labs 2014 is 5 week design-led bootcamp…
I focus on the design and implementation of strategies compatible with an accelerating future.
In June 2014, I formalized my creative consultancy engagements with the New Zealand-based Live More Awesome Foundation. You can visit their official website right here. What I…
I am in a project with ARIA in collaboration with Reallocate to build an ope source Unmanned Aerial System (UAS).
I am now part of Platoon Berlin.
I have applied for the TED Fellows 2012 Program. It is my goal to take Ocean (www.OceanUniversity.org) closer to reality.
Read my essay, recommendation letter and view a video for my application and more.
I was part of the Renewable Energy Expedition 2011 which was organized by ACORE (the American Council of Renewable Energy and 2041).
In March 2011, I was invited to be part of the 2011 Educational Base (E-Base) of 2041. The E-Base is located on the edge of the Russian Bellingshausen base in King George Island, Antarctica.
I was part of IAE11 this March. I recorded a Higher Education Podcast series of the experience which included living 10 days in Antarctica.
I developed instrument-specific training for end-users. I also managed and developed the localization work for Latin America.