Diversity New Zealand Limited and Philip Patston

Leading new conversations about diversity, complexity and change — online and offline

Amazing Golf Ball Music Machine

Originally posted on melt your mind:
According to a YouTube description: This incredible machine was built as a collaborative effort between the Robert M. Trammell Music Conservatory and the Sharon Wick…

19 April 2015

Sarah Bergbreiter: Why I make robots the size of a grain of rice

Originally posted on melt your mind:
By studying the movement and bodies of insects such as ants, Sarah Bergbreiter and her team build incredibly robust, super teeny, mechanical versions of…

25 January 2015

A life of paradox, power & privilege

If you’re anything like me you’re likely in some state of confusion and uncertainty which, I would hazard to say, is a very good state from which to tackle diversity, not to mention leadership, complexity and change. Our human need to be sure and certain and to know the answers are precisely what leads us astray in the world, a world which is nothing like what we would like it to be. Sorry kids, it’s messy out there.

17 January 2015

Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham — back in NZ in 2015

Originally posted on I Think Differently:
Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham is a 22 year-old wheelchair moto-cross athlete from Las Vegas, Nevada. He is the third of six children, all adopted. Aaron…

14 September 2014

Mick nails it on X-Factor Australia

Originally posted on I Think Differently:
Superb talent from Mick Sattin on X-Factor Australia. Like Mick on Facebook.

11 August 2014

Rethinking robotics

Originally posted on melt your mind:
Meet Baxter, the robot you don’t program — you just show ‘him’ what to do. Baxter is an adaptive, collaborative manufacturing robot. It contains cameras,…

14 June 2014

Enter your email address to receive updates by email.

Join 1,276 other followers

Blog categories

Blog archives


Philip Patston
+64 21 764 837 
s diversitynz

Diversity New Zealand Ltd
p +64 9 376 4830
PO Box 46256 | Herne Bay
Auckland 1147 | Aotearoa New Zealand


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,276 other followers