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Hi-tech ideas for a digital capital

14 October 2014

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How would you like to play Donkey Kong on the side of Te Papa, advertise your business on touchscreen shop windows, or watch the All Blacks on a screen over the lagoon? Such concepts may soon be a reality in Wellington.

They are some of the ideas conceived in a partnership between the Wellington City Council's innovation team and tech-giant NEC New Zealand.

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Discussion starters

  • Brief development: Use this and other examples to identify a need or opportunity from the given context and issue, establish a conceptual 
statement that communicates the nature of the outcome and why such an outcome should be developed, and establish the key attributes for an outcome informed by stakeholder considerations. (level 4)
  • Characteristics of technological outcomes: Use this and other examples to identify who might use particular technological outcomes. (level 1) Justify the fitness for purpose of technological outcomes in terms of their physical and functional nature and socio-technological environment/s they are used within. (level 6)


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Keywords: wellington, digital, brief development, characteristics of technology

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