Computing at Brighton

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Final Year Projects

Last week was final year project day, so Sam and myself decided to check it out, see what people had been up to and what their plans were now. Louis Carter – Digital Media Louis’s project was based on augmented reality – he had created a little app where when you hovered a tablet over…

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Experimenting in the TV Studio

Hi! My name is Becky and I am a second year Digital Media Development Student. Hopefully you’ll be reading a fair bit from me in the future, as I should be a regular-ish blogger on here from now on. Today, I just wanted to show you some of the awesome stuff the guys on my…

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User centred design at IBM talk

A speaker from IBM is coming along TODAY at 13.00  in Watts 107 to talk about user centred design at IBM. She’ll be describing what it is like to be a Designer at IBM (including IBM’s legacy with design), the different design roles and what to expect if you were to work as a Designer…

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A student startup success story

I’m always impressed when our students are able to combine their academic work at the University of Brighton with work commitments in the outside world. Usually this involves working for others but some of our students set up their own businesses. Thea and Sam are two such students. They have created a website, Share Style,…

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Computing and Media Careers Fair 2016

On the 2nd March 2016, the University of Brighton held a Computing and Media Careers Fair on its Moulsecoomb campus. 22 companies had stands, all looking for talented computing and media graduates. I interviewed a few of them to find out what they did and the types of skills they are looking for from our graduates….

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Graduate sells to Facebook

A University of Brighton graduate has sold the Silicon Valley company he co-founded to Facebook – just five years after graduating. Will Blandin, who was awarded a first class honours degree in European Computing, co-launched Wit.ai, a California-based company which provides applications for speech recognition for devices including mobile phones and tablets. Wit.ai’s market niche…

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