Moxie Podcast 22 (on cyberbullying) out now!

This is the podcast from the twenty-second Moxie session, held 1 December 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand.

The topic was:

The government has recently announced its intention to progress the Harmful Digital Communications Bill in an effort to reduce cyber-bullying and digital harassment. What makes the the online world different from the offline one? Are we taking the right approach, or do we need to something else or something more? Are there real threats to free speech here? Discuss!

Speakers:

  • Rick Shera, on the Harmful Digital Communications Bill
  • Bevan Chuang, with lessons from personal experience
  • Vaughn Davis, on using social media for good

Interview by Andrew Patterson.

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Moxie Podcast 19 (on social enterprise) out now!

This is the podcast from the nineteenth Moxie Session, held 8 September 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand.

The topic is:

Social enterprise. Businesses with a social purpose. Corporate responsibility as more than a side-project. Are these the start of something economically transformative and positive, and what would it take to hurry it along in New Zealand or the world?

Speakers:

  • Alex Hannant on strategy, markets, and a shift in values
  • Antony Welton with a view from big corporate
  • Jade Tang on working with social enterprises. You can see the slides Jade presented here.

Interview by Glenn Williams.

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Moxie Podcast 18 (on women’s participation) out now

This is the podcast from the eighteenth Moxie Session, held 4 August 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand.

The topic is:

Have we taken seriously women’s participation in business and society as accelerants for New Zealand’s success or are we still treating it as a ‘women’s’ or ‘diversity’ issue. What’s to be gained and how do we get there faster, together.

Speakers:

  • Alex Mercer on boosting women’s investment
  • Vic Crone on confidence and being the only woman
  • Jacinda Adern on Parliament and potential solutions

Interview by Glenn Williams.

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Unfortunately, technical gremlins mean that there is no video this month. But you can read Vaughn’s take on the conversation in the NBR.

Moxie Podcast 17 (on the next twenty five years of the Internet) out now

This is the podcast from the seventeenth Moxie Session, held 9 July 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand.

The topic is:

What will the next 25 years of the Internet hold for our favourite perky nation at the edge of the world? Can we stand up against the mega-trends, or will we drown in a sea of animated cat gifs? What difference is the internet going to make to our lives?

Speakers:

  • Dave Moskovitz on adopting the Internet’s core principles (Dave has more to say here)
  • Jenene Crossan with some ideas on what will be cool. (Jenene has also written up her piece separately)
  • Ross Young with three laws and seven trends

Interview by Glenn Williams.

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Moxie Podcast 16 (on collaboration, clusters and co-working) out now

This is the podcast from the sixteenth Moxie Session, held 9 June 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand.

The topic is:

How we are going at clustering and building a coherent, connected tech ecosystem? What can we do to work together better? And if bigger cities are ever more important as centres of economic activity, what are the implications for the nation?

Speakers:

  • Patrick McVeigh on the case for clusters
  • Geoff Cooper on the value of cities. Check out Geoff’s slides (PDF) as well.
  • Anna Guenter on why sharing is great

Interview by Glenn Williams.

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Moxie Podcast 15 (on use of the internet by non-tech firms) out now

This is the podcast from the fifteenth Moxie session, held 12 May 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand.

The topic is:

What difference does the internet make for firms outside the tech sector? Does it really improve business performance, is it the great white hope for a country as remote as ours, and what could we do to accelerate the change?

Speakers:

  • Murray Sherwin on productivity in the services sector
  • Hayden Glass with some recent study results
  • Jordan Carter on the internet that makes it possible

Interview by Glenn Williams.

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Video(!) and podcast of Moxie Session 14 (on commercialising science) out now

Who says we are not innovative? Through the helpful Google Hangouts and the skills of Glenn Williams, we now have video from the Moxie Podcast so you can check out the whites of the speakers’ eyes, as well as the audio feed as usual.

So this is the podcast from the fourteenth Moxie session, held 2 April 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand.

The topic is:

How well does New Zealand commercialise its science? Are there missing bits to our system still, or is the creation of Callaghan Innovation the last big block? What are the relevant measures of success?

Speakers:

  • David Downs with interesting history
  • Russell O’Brien on better incubation
  • Brent Ogilvie with an investor’s perspectives

Interview by Glenn Williams.

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Watch the video on YouTube.