Inspire: Three Questions with Kate Russell

In our second video in our inspire series we catch up with BBC Click’s Kate Russell.  Many of you probably know Kate from her time at BBC Click but did you also know that she is a published author and has spoken at Girl Geek Dinners! We asked Kate three questions to provide an insight … Read more

About Sarah Lamb

Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005

North West Tech Companies – Where’s the money?

There are literally billions of pounds of money available to help innovative companies expand what they do. Could you use some of this? On July 8th 2013, at the Liverpool Innovation Centre, a free event will be laid on giving advice on at the many sources of funding available to support R&D work. This half-day … Read more

About Sarah Lamb

Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005

Have you put anyone forward for IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award?

The deadline for entries for the IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award is fast approaching and I would strongly encourage all companies and individuals with shining stars within their companies to put someone forward and showcase their talents!  Here’s some information about the awards and the deadlines.  Let’s showcase some of our young … Read more

About Sarah Lamb

Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005

Apprentices & Technicians Gain Recognition with IET

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has launched a new awards scheme to recognise the best and the brightest apprentices and technicians. The scheme will see an apprentice, a technician and an Armed Forces technician walk away with £1,000 each, two years free membership of the IET and payment of their professional registration fees. … Read more

About Sarah Lamb

Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005

Use your Android phone as a sensor system

MaxMon is a free Android app that lets you use an Android phone as a monitoring system. Rather than just using your personal phone to connect to the internet and find out what your sensor is reporting, the MaxMon app turns your phone into a data collecting device. The MaxMon app monitors mains power and … Read more

About Zoe Cunningham

Zoe Cunningham has been working in technology for over 12 years and is currently Managing Director at Softwire Technology. In her spare time she volunteers with a Ghanaian development charity, produces and presents two radio shows and plays backgammon to world class level (she won the Ladies' World Championship in 2010!).

Lloyds team win second Digital Wallet Foundry event

Last week I attended the second Digital Wallet Foundry event, on the topic of Identity and Loyalty in digital payments, at Microsoft’s Modern Jago workspace in Shoreditch. It was the first time that I had visited Modern Jago and the space itself is absolutely gorgeous. Set in an old school, many of the original features … Read more

About Zoe Cunningham

Zoe Cunningham has been working in technology for over 12 years and is currently Managing Director at Softwire Technology. In her spare time she volunteers with a Ghanaian development charity, produces and presents two radio shows and plays backgammon to world class level (she won the Ladies' World Championship in 2010!).

Wayra Week – results announced and Tank Top TV interview

Wayra is the technology accelerator of O2’s parent company, Telefonica and the last week of March was Wayra week – where 30 startups battled it out to win just 20 places at the Wayra incubator. The results have now been announced and are online at  http://uk.wayra.org/en/wayraweek/6329/ganadores. I spoke to Liz Rice of winning startup Tank … Read more

About Zoe Cunningham

Zoe Cunningham has been working in technology for over 12 years and is currently Managing Director at Softwire Technology. In her spare time she volunteers with a Ghanaian development charity, produces and presents two radio shows and plays backgammon to world class level (she won the Ladies' World Championship in 2010!).