Category Archives: TECH

Q&A | Travel New Zealand the right way, with Campable

Translate Digital Co-Founder Brody Nelson is debugging New Zealand’s parking issues one vehicle at a time. Having started out with Parkable, an app that pairs homeowners and drivers to meet short-term parking needs, his digital production company has just launched Campable, an Airbnb-style app for motorhome travellers. The premise is simple: people with spare land sublet it to those on the move, and those on the move feel like they’re travelling not living out an episode of Benidorm. Win-win-win.

Launched in early-April, the service signed up 1,000+ users in its first week, and Brody and team have big plans for expansion. Sarah found out more. Continue →

Q&A | Sarah Schachner on soundtracking Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

Music’s always come natural to Sarah Schachner. Having started out on the live music circuit, the Philly-born multi-instrumentalist and modular synth artist and programmer now lives in LA, where she’s developed a steady workflow composing for film and videogames. She’s contributed to soundtracks for blockbusters like Iron Man 3, The Expendables 2 and Now You See Me, and – on the gaming side – has worked on big-time titles like Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Need For Speed: The Run. Most recently she was shouldertapped to score Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. Sarah chatted to Sarah about working on CoD, her favourite gear and software, and how she puts a tune together. Continue →