Author: Antonia Hayianni

  • Emerging Topics in AI: Navigating the Ethical Landscape.

    Emerging Topics in AI: Navigating the Ethical Landscape.

    What is Responsible AI? In our recent blog post ‘Leveraging Machine Learning and AI in App Development’, we discussed how the development of AI has flung the doors wide open to increasingly personalised and valuable brand experiences.  AI presents a new land of opportunity where all industries, from healthcare to education, can improve people’s lives…

  • Rose, Thorn and Bud for the passing of 2023.

    Rose, Thorn and Bud for the passing of 2023.

    Back when I was a bright-eyed upstart, me and my work pals had a little ritual – every Friday we’d swing by Brandy Pete’s pub for a nightcap…or two or three. The drinks flowed as freely as the laughs and gossip.  But the real treat came when we played our signature game: Rose and Thorn. …

  • The Future of Product Design: Embracing Inclusivity.

    The Future of Product Design: Embracing Inclusivity.

    The importance of inclusive design. Inclusive design isn’t just about meeting accessibility standards. It’s about creating products that are genuinely welcoming to everyone. And it applies to everything.  Recently, a new brunch spot opened by the coast. As beautiful as the decor and as Instagrammable as the dishes, they inadvertently rebuffed a vital demographic when…

  • Using AI to improve development efficiency & innovation.

    Using AI to improve development efficiency & innovation.

    How AI is revolutionising development processes. Working at a digital agency, efficient development processes are pivotal to our success and sustainability as a business. The industry is highly competitive and we’re often found competing with other businesses in areas such as product features, user experience and time-to-market.  Having efficient development processes enables us to deliver…

  • How shared parental leave can benefit your people and your business.

    How shared parental leave can benefit your people and your business.

    What is shared parental leave? Hey! I’m Connor, a Designer here at hedgehog lab, and I’ve just returned from a little something called shared parental leave. SPL, as I’ll call it from now on, is essentially the process of sharing part of the 52 weeks of parental leave you get after the birth of a…

  • Leveraging Machine Learning and AI in App Development.

    Leveraging Machine Learning and AI in App Development.

    How AI is shaping app interactivity. As the dust settles from the annual soul-bearing digital event we’ve come to love and fear in equal measures, Spotify Wrapped is a beautiful example of a web and mobile app that’s leveraging data analytics, machine learning (ML), and artificial intelligence (AI) to create personalised, interactive user experiences. Whether…

  • The Rise of On-Device AI in Flagship Smartphones.

    The Rise of On-Device AI in Flagship Smartphones.

    On-device AI is the next big differentiator between flagship smartphones. Cameras that leave top-of-the-range DSLRs redundant? Check. Refresh rates that rival Playstation and Xbox? Check. Screen brightness that makes them usable from the surface of the sun? Check (ish). Zoom capabilities that are verging on creepy? Well, you get the idea. These days, flagship smartphones…

  • How Laravel can support your 2024 technological priorities.

    How Laravel can support your 2024 technological priorities.

    With 2024 fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about your company’s technological priorities for the year ahead.  From web apps to API development, bespoke CMS, complex e-commerce platforms and scalable ERP solutions, Laravel is a powerful and widely used open-source PHP web application framework.  But how can it help you tackle your technical focus…

  • Using Azure to scale efficiently.

    Using Azure to scale efficiently.

    Whether you’re interested in building and deploying your own AI solutions, modernising your existing infrastructure, creating an effective multicloud environment, innovating faster or changing the way you work through cloud computing and DevOps adoption, Azure could be the answer. Here’s why you should consider leveraging cloud-based services and infrastructure to cut down on upfront capital…

  • Navigating wellbeing with ‘Sensei’

    Navigating wellbeing with ‘Sensei’

    The importance of wellbeing. In our fast-paced lives, the juggling act of work, family, and various commitments can cause us to frequently put self-care on the back burner. It’s the universal struggle of making time for ourselves and having the necessary resources and knowledge to invest in our own wellbeing. During lockdown, like many others,…