Month: July 2012

  • Thoughts on NetHui 2012

    Thoughts on NetHui 2012

    NetHui 2012 was one of the liveliest and most engaging conferences I’ve ever attended. NetHui is supposed to be a space for people of different backgrounds to come together and discuss¬† Internet issues in New Zealand.¬† Plenty of IT movers and shakers were there, along with lawyers, Creative Commons representatives, teachers, health care professionals, and…

  • Art in Auckland

    Art in Auckland

    In a happy coincidence, when I was in Auckland this July, I was able to attend the opening of Jasmine Kamante and Jesper Sundwall‘s art show, Florence to Auckland. They are both Classical Realists, and their detailed, touchable work applies the techniques of the Old Masters to postmodern subjects – shearing tools, streaked resin bottles,…