Come hear Archives New Zealand Chief Archivist and self-confessed computer geek Richard Foy wax lyrical about his nostalgic love affair with Apple computers, hardware and software, and his views on technology past/present/future, and more!
Also, Cast your eagle eyes over a rare selection of our vintage computers which we still use to preserve and access early ‘born digital’ material in the Library Foyer.
Image Credit: Patrick Rogers of Apple Computer demonstrating a new system - Photograph taken by Stuart Ramson. Dominion post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers. Ref: EP/1984/5812/13. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23162310
You can drop into this event at any time.
Thursday 23 May
12:00pm - 12:30pm
This event does not require registration.Email Organiser
Richard Foy was appointed Chief Archivist and General Manager of Archives New Zealand in April 2018.
Prior to this, Richard worked for over two years as the Director, Digital Strategy, Information and Knowledge Services at the Department of Internal Affairs. He worked closely with New Zealand’s National Library and National Archives to imagine their digital future and define a compelling strategy for growing into it.
Richard has a background in information, software systems, technology architecture, and digital strategy.