Open Source Contributors

Share this…I was one of the judges this year at the NZ Open Source Awards, and presented the award for the Open Source Contributor of the year, which was won by Tabitha Roder for her work on the One Laptop Per Child project. Watch the YouTube Video, including my now-famous quote, “We cannot afford to…

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My advice to budding entrepreneurs

Share this…A couple of months ago, the great people from MyFirstCompany.co.nz interviewed me to collect my sage advice for budding entrepreneurs. Here is what I told them: What is WebFund all about? What’s the difference between a good idea and a good business idea? What should I think about before approaching an investor? How important…

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My Speech at Islam Awareness Week 2010 – From awareness through engagement to partnership

Share this…From Awareness through Engagement to Partnership: Cultivating Positive Emotions for a Healthy Society Dave Moskovitz – Wellington Progressive Jewish Congregation (Temple Sinai) Speech to Islam Awareness Week launch at Kilbirnie Mosque in Wellington, NZ 2 August 2010 Distinguished Guests, members of the FIANZ council, Ladies and Gentlemen – Shalom Aleichem, thank you for inviting…

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Domain names, now with mācrons!

Share this…From next week, .nz domain names will have the ability to contain macrons. I’m really pleased to have lent a hand to the process which has enabled the complete Māori alphabet to be used in .nz domain names; I was on the “IDN” (Internationalised Domain Name) committee at InternetNZ which set up the policy…

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Poetry in Hell

Share this…I’ve just finished helping my Mom (Dr Sarah Traister Moskovitz) publish a web site containing what might be considered to be her Magnum Opus. Poetry In Hell is the culmination of ten years of research into the poets of the Warsaw Ghetto, and their poetry rescued in buried milk cans from the Ringelblum Archives. …

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