By Team Techweek
18 July 2020
Techweek TV will be hosted by Ryan Ashton from A Few Quiet Yarns (AFQY).
Ryan has spent his life translating the value of tech to both business and IT people, but also believes that tech should be in the hands of every person.
Nicknamed ‘Ryan the Lion’, Ryan’s knowledge, energy and passion for tech will engage and excite Techweek TV viewers.
Ryan has been running A Few Quiet Yarns for 12 years for the tech community, connecting over 8,500 people through their stories, technology and business.
Techweek asked Ryan a few quick questions ahead of his debut on Techweek TV.
Empathy, Kiwi, Tech
Right now we need to build a Government-funded Tech Factory that is an incubator on steroids.
All of them – probably Quantum Computing is my most misunderstood, can we do time travel? Apparently it will bend time and get us through space faster…
My mother is a CIO which meant we had tech in the house very early on. We were the family with a computer so I’ve grown up very confident around technology.
After that, a Palm Treo 680 – I had a touch screen phone before iPhones. Everyone asked who would need or use video calling!!
Every single one of them with no fare or favour - we have the start ups and the innovative leaders, we have the serious politicians, we have the experienced old hands and the accomplished companies.
There’s too many to list them all, but these are some that I am excited about:
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