The future is male

The future is male

In a recent video published by The Guardian, author of Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit, Jeanette Winterson asks: “Where are the women in the brave new world that’s being designed for us?” It’s a pertinent question in International Women’s Month, especially when we...
The 3Ds of Innovation – design, diversity and disruption

The 3Ds of Innovation – design, diversity and disruption

Over the past few weeks the Disruptors have been in the thick of events, for International Women’s Day, for startup accelerators, for small business and for the Sydney Design Festival.  What’s been interesting is that without our having to orchestrate it, all events...
Women’s History Month: Joan Ball

Women’s History Month: Joan Ball

Joan Ball was an online dating pioneer who created the first computer dating service in 1964. Although the credit often goes to Harvard’s ‘Operation Match’ service, Ball’s matching service was operational and in use a whole year before ‘Operation Match’ started...
VRTgo

VRTgo

Disruptor Amelia Hanslow loses her VRginity and attempts to solve her crippling Virtual Reality sickness.   I felt more than a little embarrassed: my boss at the innovation firm I’d recently started at was looking at me like I’d confessed to not knowing how to...
Giving International Women’s Day a Miss This Year

Giving International Women’s Day a Miss This Year

Over the past 10 years or so I’ve spent 3 International Women’s Days at the United Nations in New York City – showing off I know! I’ve attended events in Canberra and when in my home town of Sydney, been nominated for awards – for basically just doing my...
Women’s History Month: Grace Hopper

Women’s History Month: Grace Hopper

Grace Hopper was an American mathematician, computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral who is sometimes referred to as ‘Amazing Grace’ because of the breadth of her achievements. Hopper was a pioneer in developing computer technology. Grace Hopper started...
Five Digital Transformations that Deliver Results

Five Digital Transformations that Deliver Results

We all know the old story – that real business value and ROI isn’t achieved until your technology projects are not only implemented but “adopted” by your business users. And yet, communications, process and change management are often overlooked until digital...
Women’s History Month: Ada Lovelace

Women’s History Month: Ada Lovelace

Ada Lovelace was an English mathematician and writer who is often considered to be the first computer programmer. In her teenage years, Lovelace’s mathematical talents and intellect led her to enter into a working relationship and friendship with Charles Babbage....
Hackathons in Australia Review 2018

Hackathons in Australia Review 2018

The Disruptor’s ‘Big List of Hackathons’ was started in 2016 as a way to record and track the hackathons happening across Australia. As 2018 is drawing to a close we thought it might be fun to have a look over the list – filled with both past...

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