If there is a problem encouraging bright students into STEM (Science Technology Engineering Maths), there is an even bigger problem encouraging young women in.
Stories by Jennie Vickers
Every day of the Americas Cup and the Louis Vuitton racing, Virtual Eye's Brydie Meinung came into our homes through the 2D graphics superimposed onto the TV footage. We caught up with Brydie after Race 11 in Shed 29 on the San Francisco waterfront, where she explained and demonstrated what was involved in keeping the race graphics updated, current and relevant.
Throughts, news and views from last month's Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco
"In Memory is not secret sauce" was the reminder from IDC Analyst Phillippe de Marcillac, at the end of a day talking more about the big announcements from the Oracle OpenWorld opening keynote. Maybe not the sauce, but certainly an ingredient in the creation of more coherent solutions for the big end of town.
As is the tradition at Oracle OpenWorld, Sunday night was Larry Ellison's keynote night. If the race results had been different he may not have arrived, but like all rockstars he appeared in fine form and with interesting news.
Oracle OpenWorld has kicked off with most the Kiwi contingent out on the harbour distracted by the need to bring the Cup home.