A follow-up title to the hugely successful No. 8 Re-wired.
David Downs was the co-author of the earlier title No.8
Re-wired and its predecessor, and is a regular speaker and
presenter on innovation. He is passionate about innovation and
technology in long-term growth, and in his day job as a General
Manager at New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, he gets to work with
innovative companies from around the country to help them grow
Dr Michelle Dickinson MNZM is an engineering researcher and educator who is fascinated by the ways copying nature through biomimetics can be used to create engineering solutions for today's challenges. Through her nanotechnology research and passion for making science more accessible, she created the character Nanogirl, a smart female role model designed to help to engage young people with science and technology. As an academic at the University of Auckland and regular science and technology television commentator, Michelle has become a well-known face in New Zealand, advocating for science and engineering.