Richard MacManus

Richard MacManus is the founder of technology blog ReadWrite. He is an author and publisher of Augment, a weekly newsletter about internet trends.

Dec 16, 2019

How 5G will make Auckland a better place to live

Richard MacManus finds out how 5G will help Auckland smarten up by building better relationships with its citizens. 

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Dec 12, 2019

The digital human who wants to talk to you about your health insurance

Richard MacManus meets Aimee – the digital assistant with a human touch. 

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Feb 3, 2018

Could blockchain unshackle us from the corporate internet?

Could new infrastructure being built on the back of the digital currency create an internet where we keep our privacy? Technology blogger Richard MacManus says the blockchain platform offers that promise.

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Jun 30, 2016

Blindsided by the Brexit result? Blame the ‘filter bubble’ of social media

The rancorous fallout from Brexit has served to reinforce one of the key failings of what passes for debate in the social media era: that neither side ever hears the other's argument, writes Richard McManus.

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