Computing at Brighton

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First week on BBC Placement

A week or so ago, I started my placement year. I got a great position as a Trainee Web Developer on the BBC News Website, based in Broadcasting House, London. I’m shattered to be honest. But already I’m having a great time, learning loads and actually feeling like part of the team. I’ve ended up…

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ElectroMagnetic Fields (EMF) our third and final day

After a suprisingly good sleep I got up and again left the others to get themselves together whilst I started the day VR workshop – I was super excited to get involved in this workshop. Armed with my laptop, Google Cardboard and smartphone I managed to create a very basic world in virtual reality just…

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ElectroMagnetic Fields (EMF) Day 2

The next morning I got up bright and early (after a terrible and freezing night’s sleep) and left the others still getting themselves together to go off to a couple more talks. Radios – A talk by amateur radio operators about how they’re involved in emergencies when the internet fails. Socio-technical evolution – Igor Nikolic looked at…

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Electromagnetic Field 2016 – a festival for teckies!

I was lucky enough to get myself a free ticket to this year’s ElectroMagnetic Fields Camp through a competition I found out about from Codebar Brighton. All I had to do was send them an email about why I felt under-represented in tech and then Yelp Engineering provided 4 of us with free tickets. Yay! ElectroMagnetic Fields…

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