'For all the Macs I’ve Loved Before'
Celebrating technology in NZ.Techweek19 website
- Date: Thursday, 23 May, 2019
12:00pm to 12:30pm
Free. You don't need to book.
Te Ahumairangi (ground floor), National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets, Thorndon
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Richard Foy and his love affair with the Apple computer
Archives New Zealand Chief Archivist Richard Foy is a self-confessed computer geek and collector of vintage computers. Join us for a relaxed session where Richard will wax lyrical about his nostalgic love affair with Apple computers hardware and software and his views on technology past/present/future, and more!
About the speaker
Richard Foy was appointed Chief Archivist and General Manager of Archives New Zealand in April 2018.
Prior to this, Richard worked for over 2 years as the Director, Digital Strategy, Information and Knowledge Services at the Department of Internal Affairs. He worked closely with New Zealand’s National Library and National Archives to imagine their digital future and define a compelling strategy for growing into it.
Richard is one of New Zealand government's digerati, a design-savvy futurist recognised for promoting an optimistic vision of digital technology as transformational for New Zealand. Outside of work, he's obsessed with his children, Star Trek and science fiction, sometimes in that order.
Richard has a background in information, software systems, technology architecture, and digital strategy.
Richard Foy, self-confessed computer geek.