News Tag: Events

  • We went to the DIBI conference and here’s our highlights

    We went to the DIBI conference and here’s our highlights

    Imagine world-class speakers from around the globe providing valuable insights‚ thought-provoking ideas‚ and inspiration spanning commercial‚ creative‚ and technical aspects. That’s DIBI. Born in Newcastle but based in Edinburgh since 2016‚ this event dives into digital products and services of all sorts‚ featuring a carefully curated program tailored for individuals involved in product development. This…

  • F8 in review: Our thoughts on the Facebook Developer conference

    F8 in review: Our thoughts on the Facebook Developer conference

    One of the key takeaways from last month’s annual Facebook Developer conference – F8 – was that Facebook is making headway on reversing the stigma attached to Messenger. Since its introduction‚ Messenger has gained a bad rep on several fronts‚ such as exploiting users’ data‚ by suddenly making it very valuable to developers‚ start-ups and…

  • WWDC 2016: an amazing experience for app developers

    WWDC 2016: an amazing experience for app developers

    This blog was originally written by Rob Sammons Winning the WWDC lottery was a surreal experience in late April. Without much notice from Apple‚ I had to plan an entire trip with flights‚ hotels and more in less than 40 days. Being my first time at WWDC‚ it was quite a daunting experience‚ but in…

  • Thinking Digital Manchester – Calm Technology

    Thinking Digital Manchester – Calm Technology

    This item was originally written by Sophie Buckle. Earlier this month‚ I and four of my colleagues attended Thinking Digital Manchester As a first-time attendee of TDC I thoroughly enjoyed the entire day and gained great insights from all of the speakers. However‚ perhaps due to my background in human-computer interaction‚ the stand out talk for…

  • hedgehog lab supports #BeBoldForChange and celebrates IWD 2017

    hedgehog lab supports #BeBoldForChange and celebrates IWD 2017

    Item written by Rhiannon Davies. According to a report from the World Economic Forum‚ it could take 170 years before men and women enjoy equal footing in politics‚ health‚ education and income. If that sounds far-fetched‚ consider that last year‚ instead of narrowing‚ the gender gap in fact reverted to where it had stood eight years…

  • WWDC 2017: What was revealed to the developers?

    WWDC 2017: What was revealed to the developers?

    Apple started WWDC 2017 keynote with a video titled Appocalypse ‚ which showed a glimpse of what would happen if apps suddenly disappeared. Then the show continued on to discuss the amazing new announcements for Apple users and the ever increasing app developer community. There was so much to announce during the short period‚ that Apple skipped…

  • The Gamechanger Announcements at Apple March Event 2016

    The Gamechanger Announcements at Apple March Event 2016

    Tech giant CEO Tim Cook struck a chord with his audience as he declared “we need to decide as a nation how much power the government should have over our data and our privacy‚” at the Apple Event on the 21st March 2016. He added: “This is an issue that impacts all of us and we will…

  • The biggest announcements of the 2018 WWDC event

    The biggest announcements of the 2018 WWDC event

    Apple’s twenty-ninth WWDC opening keynote has been and gone. It came with the usual fanfare from the over 5‚000 developers in attendance‚ and‚ of course‚ the watchful eyes of the world’s tech media who were there to try and pick apart every single announcement made by Tim Cook’s trusted team. Does the future look bright…

  • hedgehog lab at the Great Exhibition of the North 2018

    hedgehog lab at the Great Exhibition of the North 2018

    Here in the lab‚ we’re currently gearing up for the 22nd June. The date will see the start of an 80 day celebration‚ as Newcastle and Gateshead collaborate to host Great Exhibition of the North 2018. The event will showcase the North’s finest inventors‚ artists and designers‚ demonstrating the region’s talent in creativity and innovation. Those…