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On Neighbors, Earthquakes and Terrorism

Yesterday I read an article called What to do in a Terrorist Attack in your Neighborhood on a website called RealEstateAgent.com. I thought why would this be relevant to me? I live in a country where the only terrorism attack … Continue reading

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Hunt for Kiwis after powerful Nepal earthquake kills more than 1300 – National – NZ Herald News

More than 1300 people across four countries have been killed after a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal causing massive damage in the country’s capital. – New Zealand Herald Source: http://www.nzherald.co.nz New Zealand has had a long relationship with Nepal, … Continue reading

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6 Lessons about Getting Around After an Earthquake

After an earthquake or other natural disaster, getting around can be a real problem. The earthquakes in Wellington were a prime example and it was great to see many lessons learned from Christchurch. One that resonated really nicely was NZ … Continue reading

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22 Apps to use when the big Wellington earthquake hits

What will you do if the big earthquake hits? Are there location based apps that can help and what lessons can we learn from previous earthquakes such as the ones that devastated buildings and people in Christchurch? The answer is … Continue reading

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How to Get Notifications and Avoid Traffic Congestion During Christmas and New Year

I don’t know about you, but I hate being stuck in traffic. I live in Auckland, New Zealand where traffic congestion is a fact of life, but that doesn’t mean you have to be stuck in it. You have choices … Continue reading

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Raves and a little rant from Paihia to Auckland

On the weekend I had the distinct pleasure of being a guest speaker at the Northland National Road Carriers event in Paihia. It was great to have the pleasure to speak with and learn from people that have been on … Continue reading

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Sony patents contact lens that records what you see

Sony has been awarded a patent for a smart contact lens that would be capable of recording video. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.cnet.com So what would you do with this if it worked, forget about the technology, that will undoubtedly … Continue reading

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How hotels can personalize the customer experience to compete with Airbnb

My aim with these articles is to cover some of the most important needs in hospitality and explore how brands can use digital touch points to deliver. Sourced through Scoop.it from: econsultancy.com This is good advice and can apply to … Continue reading

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Self-driving Fords are keeping their cool in the snow

Self-driving cars are ultimately expected to become safer than those driven by people, but first they will have to overcome their biggest nemesis: snow. It’s slippery, unpredictable and obscures road markings. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.gizmag.com Whilst I’m a little … Continue reading

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Maps show which US regions use specific swear words more than others – Daily Mail

Jack Grieve, a linguist at Aston University in the UK, has created a series of maps breaking down where residents are most likely to use offensive words such as f**k and ‘sh**’. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk I’m not totally … Continue reading

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