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Dear Ms Adams…

Innovation.  Oft touted as our path to economic salvation, innovation has been prominent in the news this winter.  But usually it is in the context of national economics, or science, or big businesses. Too rarely do we see innovation mentioned as a means of directly…

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Cheaper better faster satellite promise

Hard on the heels of Google’s Project Loon comes the O3b network. And just like Project Loon, it is focused on the billions around the globe, including New Zealand’s remote rural people, who do not have internet access.  Which is where the name comes from…

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No Loonies here

In a mad mix of speculative research and sky-high inspiration, the trial of a technology that has the potential to change the world, started last week.  Billions of people, including New Zealanders who live in remote rural locations, will benefit if the trial proves its…

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