Senior Academic Staff Member at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology
Nick Wallingford is a Senior Academic Staff Member at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology (formerly Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic), teaching in the area of business management information technology.
In years past Nick has been a builder, a baker and a beekeeper – until he got tired of the letter “B” and moved on …
His involvement in the bee industry ranged from hobbyist to commercial to academic, writing a distance education programme for the industry using the polytechnic’s second personal computer in 1983.
He repeatedly said he would never have anything to do with computers or teaching – go figure. For over half his life he has taught computing!
“How doth the little busy bee” Humans can ‘learn’ a few things from honeybees … there will even be an opportunity to learn how to manage an efficient data centre – based on the observation of the little busy bees of a honeybee colony. Nick Wallingford is a bee expert and Senior Academic Staff Member […]