I worked at Ackama as an intern between November 2018 and March 2019. In that time I worked on an internally used Rails app that was built to help manage requests for purchases by Ackama employees. Below is a little bit about what I learned about...Read more
So you're a growing junior developer, the University's summer break is coming up and you're looking for a new development job for some necessary upskilling. Maybe you have had an internship already and you’re looking for someplace new.
I've been...Read more
“A word after a word after a word is power.”
- Margaret Atwood.
Book clubs are a great place to broaden your literary horizons, socialise, share a cuppa and your love of reading with other humans. I love reading and have a pile of...Read more
These holidays I realised that one simple change I made last year did a lot of good. I feel great about it as I'd had a lingering sense of guilt for several years. I just didn't give away as much money as I felt I wanted to. 18 months ago I...Read more
Ackama Group, a technology company based in Wellington, Auckland and Melbourne, have just bought AI and chatbot company Prefer.
Prefer has been around in Wellington for several years, providing services to well known clients such as the Royal...Read more
Sitting in traffic one rainy Sunday, listening to (embarrassingly accurate) 90’s music recommendations on Spotify, I mulled over the increasing presence and influence of Artificial Intelligence in my daily life. On my Sunday drive to Spotlight I...Read more
The Virtual Climate Summit, which took place over the 22nd and 23rd November, was the world’s first virtual political summit. The Summit was hosted by President Hilda Heine of the Marshall Islands, in her capacity as Chair of the Climate...Read more
This month, Rabid Technologies relaunched as Ackama.
As well as all of the name changes - from a new website right down to the sign on the front door - we decided it would be a good idea to mark the occasion with a party. After all, it was also...Read more
Rabid Technologies is rebranding with a new name, look and website. Ackama, a software development company, will offer the same digital strategy, design and development services as before, as well as expanding its offering to include a new...Read more
<div>s as far as the eye can see...
If you’ve ever looked an application’s HTML output, you’re likely quite familiar with this:
Endless tags with cryptic attributes. Looking in, how is it possible to make sense of that image without me telling you what application this is? Imagine working in an application that looks like this. Some of you reading this may already be in that exact environment.Read more