Things We Learned At Monsters University

In America, they are using zombies to teach children about STEM subjects. This is true. We haven’t heard an idea we liked so much since Rajeeb Dey decided to set up a jobs board. Anyway, we like education; we like STEM; and we really, really like zombies. Actually, we’re pretty big on most monsters. Continue reading Things We Learned At Monsters University

Interview with Kate Russell, of tech kingdom BBC Click: “Sorry, boys…”

…you’ve had it all for decades!”

You know the drill by now- we find brilliant women in tech, and then we talk about them on our blog. We’ve had Delphine, Ada, Roxanne, Hedy, Anne-Marie and Zoe- and today we have Kate Russell, of BBC Click! We’re very lucky in the people who’ve responded to our call for help- lots of you!- and we’re incredibly pleased to be bringing you Kate today… Continue reading Interview with Kate Russell, of tech kingdom BBC Click: “Sorry, boys…”

Interview with Anne-Marie Imafidon, Stemettes: “Not pink, just cool!”

Google Maps has let me down. Google Maps has led me astray. Google Maps is the reason that I am pacing up and down this road, and probably the reason Anne-Marie Imafidon has probably given up waiting for me, and gone home. I am fifteen minutes late for our interview, in a coffee shop that this blasted machine swears blind is just on this corner. It isn’t.  Continue reading Interview with Anne-Marie Imafidon, Stemettes: “Not pink, just cool!”

Move Fast And Break Things: Business Advice From Sharks

It’s Shark Week, apparently. This is a thing in America, where everyone watches sharks on the telly and talks about sharks on Twitter. Maybe they also talk about it in person, in their American places, like Walmart. Great whites in Walmart. This proves it is American, because if it were English we would be talking about basking sharks in Boots. Continue reading Move Fast And Break Things: Business Advice From Sharks

Interview with Charlie Osmond, CEO and Founder of Triptease, CEO of the Week

The internet is a wonderful thing, but it is often a very ugly, and very useless thing.  Luckily, to cheer ourselves up, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the bits of the internet that are brilliant, and beautiful, and useful- to give you alternatives to the grim world out there. You know TripAdvisor? This is the pretty one of that. It’s also, given the latest news on TripAdvisor, the factual, useful one of that.

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Interview With Zoe Peden, of Insane Logic: “build technology that changes lives”

To continue our season highlighting Women In Tech, we’ve got an interview with the lovely Zoe Peden, Chief Juggler at Insane Logic– a tech company currently creating speech, language and communication tools for the very young and those with special needs. We love Insane Logic over here- I once cornered Zoe at a careers fair and told her at unprecedented length how great and how needed her product was- and we’re pretty sure you’ll feel the same. Continue reading Interview With Zoe Peden, of Insane Logic: “build technology that changes lives”

Campus Party: A Friday Guide

Well, we’ve come to the end of an amazing week. Luckily, Campus Party has lots in store for its Friday visitors, from the brain-teasing to the mind-blowing to the downright fun. So, if you’re not too worn out after this hectic week, you’ll want to check out our top five events that Campus Party has to offer today. Continue reading Campus Party: A Friday Guide

Hedy Lamarr: Inventor, Movie Star and Inspiring Woman

For our Women In Tech series, we’re bringing to your attention some of the forgotten heroines of science- and their incredible lives. This time we’re giving you ten lessons we can learn from the brilliant and beautiful Hedy Lamarr. Continue reading Hedy Lamarr: Inventor, Movie Star and Inspiring Woman

Campus Party: A Wednesday Guide

Well, we’re halfway through the week and Campus Party is still bursting with a whole host of weird and wonderful things to do and see. Today, you can brush up on your pitching skills, play with robots, and learn about the universe – and all in the space of twelve hours. Continue reading Campus Party: A Wednesday Guide