‘Everything is a remix’ and other thoughts on innovation

Below are videos from a four-part series on innovation and remixing by Kirby Ferguson called ‘Everything is a Remix‘. I came across them via Idealog on Facebook. In the videos, Ferguson walks through the evolution of ideas and art ranging from the Apple Macintosh to Zeppelin’s Stairway to Heaven. I’ve come across many of these ideas […]

In praise of open New Zealand

I’m heartened by some ‘open’ developments in New Zealand. Firstly, kudos to Nat Torkington and Glen Barnes for setting up http://opengovt.org.nz, a website that promises to catalogue any government data that’s publicly available for download and further use. This is cool. It can become a useful port of call for anyone looking for data to […]