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Author: Rick Deller | Date: 31/8/16 | Category: Technology
YAPCEU16

Last week we attended the biggest Perl conference in Europe, YAPC::EU, where Perl developers from around the world descended on Cluj-Napoca, Romania for an exciting programme of talks, presentations, events, and drinks! Held by the Perl Counts of Transylvania, the lovely Cluj Perl Mongers, the 3-day event featured a line-up of speakers including the father of Perl, Larry Wall, as a keynote speaker alongside Curtis Poe (Ovid) and SawyerX. YAPC's Perl Counts of Transylvania The city of Cluj is both a beautiful and perfect setting for such an event with its historic buildings, the excellent University where the conference was hosted, and a wide array of bars and restaurants for...

Author: Chloe Pearson | Date: 26/8/16 | Category: Technology
Weekly Tech News

    Eligo Technology news round up, featuring the latest news and updates from the Tech industry- week ending 26/08/2016       Scientists have 3D printed tissue implants Scientists from the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine have developed a prototype printer that that prints tissue sections of the human body. The aim is to one day use the 3D printer to print tissue that will be designed to fit a person’s unique condition. The printer is adapted from an existing desktop inkjet printer, with human cells placed into the printers’ inkwells which are then produced to create the desired tissue form. Read more here (ZD Net)...

Author: Chloe Pearson | Date: 19/8/16 | Category: Technology
Weekly Tech News

  Eligo Technology news round up, featuring the latest news and updates from the Tech industry- week ending 19/08/2016       DevOps fails to reduce security flaws in code quality TVP Strategy an analyst organisation that reports on virtualization and cloud trends, has reported this week that DevOps is failing to reduce its security flaws in code quality. The report has been released following ongoing research that has found DevOps is not so good at identifying potential security flaws. Read more here (SD Times) 12/08/2016   London Tech Scene remains positive after Brexit The London tech scene has shown to remain positive despite the...

Author: Chloe Pearson | Date: 18/8/16 | Category: Technology
olympics

The GB cycling track team have put their pedal to the medal to win six gold and four silver medals at this year’s Rio Olympics, which left rivals questioning their incredible mass success. A major contributor to their triumph on the track can be simply put down to the use of cutting edge equipment and technology; from aerodynamic skinsuits that have improved their performance up to 5%, to bikes created by the former boss of the Jaguar F1 team. Former British racing cyclist Chris Boardman says that “The British team have always been at the head of the technology race and we’ve seen that again here.” [at Rio Olympics]. When you first think of the Rio Olympics, technology and...

Author: Chloe Pearson | Date: 12/8/16 | Category: Technology
Weekly Tech News

    Eligo Technology news round up, featuring the latest news and updates from the Tech industry- week ending 12/08/2016     Thompson Routers join major block chain consortium R3, the global firm that is at the leading efforts to standardise blockchain technology has acquired over 40 members that include, Barclays, HSBC, Goldman Sachs and now adds Thompson Routers to its list. Thompson Router’s aim of the collaboration with R3 is to shape the future of financial transactions. Read more here (City A.M.)  08/08/2016   UK faces Human Rights challenge to bulk hacking abroad The UK government’s use of bulk hacking against foreigners...

Author: Chloe Pearson | Date: 5/8/16 | Category: Technology
Weekly Tech News

  Eligo Technology news round up, featuring the latest news and updates from the Tech industry- week ending 05/08/2016         Text and email decline with the rise of WhatsApp The nation has decided to ditch email and text messaging for one of the fastest forms of digital communication in the UK, instant messaging. Research shows that over 43% of people in Britain are now using instant messaging services such Whatsapp and Facebook Messenger at least once a week. Read more here  (PR Week 04/08/2016) First official blockchain provider announced for public services. The UK government has announced that fintech startup Credits are one of...

Author: Chloe Pearson | Date: 5/8/16 | Category: Technology
YAPC-EU-2016

Eligo is proud to be sponsoring this year’s YAPC::EU 2016, the annual European Perl conference, where the worldwide Perl community come together to talk all things Perl across 3 days in Europe. This year, YAPC::EU takes place in Cluj-Napoca in Romania from the 24th-26th of August. Eligo Technology will be attending lead by head of Open Source recruitment, Rick Deller, who will be giving a talk on 'It's all in the questions you ask' for getting a job within the Perl market. It’s likely that if you’ve been to a previous YAPC::EU or other Perl event, you will have seen one of Rick’s Talks before, but if not, you can check out talk at YAPC::EU 2015 last year here. Ahead of...

Author: Chloe Pearson | Date: 29/7/16 | Category: Technology
Weekly Tech News

    Eligo Technology news round up, featuring the latest news and updates from the Tech industry- week ending 29/07/2016         London’s tech scene, one month on from Brexit results. London’s tech community were wholeheartedly against Brexit, making them at odds with the rest of the UK’s vote to leave the EU in June. However, looking one month on companies and professionals in London are determined to turn adversity into opportunity.   Read more here (City A.M 24/07/2016) Pokémon Go: Player claims to have caught all UK characters Around the world people have been swept up in the Pokémon Go craze, due to...

Author: Chloe Pearson | Date: 29/7/16 | Category: Technology
attract tech talent

Over the years social media has shown to be an effective tool in attracting and sourcing the brightest tech talent out there; with nine out of ten companies using some form of social media to attract, engage and source candidates. You will already know that having a good social media presence can only mean good things for business in the tech sector (unless you’ve failed at social media like these sorry folk) but by adding a few of these tips to your social media strategy you could increase your chances of attracting top tech talent to your company.     Brand yourself clearly and successfully You may be doing a great job in printed branding and even your...

Author: Chloe Pearson | Date: 22/7/16 | Category: Technology
advancing-women-in-tech

  Back in March people across the world celebrated International Women’s Day, and the theme centred around the united nations “Planet 50-50 by 2030” which seeks to achieve equality across the world in the next 15 years. There is great work being done by businesses in the UK to amend the imbalance of gender equality within the workplace, but more still needs to be done. Recent research from Monster UK & YouGov  has found that 22% of employers believe women are still at a disadvantage when it comes to securing tech roles. However, there is an optimistic outlook as Tech London Advocates ‘Women in Tech’ have found that 60% of London’s tech community have...

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