On Coding Interviews

“The idea that the very design of the interview process may effectively exclude an entire class of job candidates is troubling…” Source: https://www.zdnet.com/article/software-developers-coding-interviews-are-a-disaster-and-heres-why/ Well, indeed! “The nature of the technical interview process also means that many job candidates try to spend weeks or months training specifically for the interview, and not the actual job they […]

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Revolutionising School Education in Ghana with Tech

Say hello to RedHippo Virtual Academy. The vision: enable more children in Ghana to access high quality education despite limitations in technology, infrastructure and number of qualified teachers. What we’ve accomplished so far: Studio built in Ghana 300+ video lessons produced for Maths, English and Science across all schooling levels (Primary 1 to SHS 3) […]

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The value of crypto measured in the wastage of energy?

I hadn’t thought of Bitcoin before as having perceived value predominantly *because* it burns so much energy (by design). It’s one way of looking at it, but not the only view. https://cbeci.org This is the downside of the cryptographical complexity required for bitcoin to make sense in the first place. This can be a little […]

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A Celebratory Tale of Connections, Conversations and Creations

Human connections are important. They’re how things happen. Recently I visited the University of Surrey to discuss an associate lecturing opportunity with the head of their Digital Media Arts programme. A nice opportunity in itself; the chance to have another university listed on my professional profile (are we still calling it a CV?) and to […]

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Tech Startup Disrupting the TV & Film Industry

I am proud to have been involved with paperlesschits.com from its inception. After having been bought out by a company based at Warner Brothers in Leavesden, the original codebase has been expanded significantly as part of a strategy of developing a suite of tools to disrupt the TV & Film production industry. Visit the website […]

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Bucks New Uni Digital Degree Apprenticeships Programme Development

As of June 2019, Bucks New University has 13 apprentices studying on the Digital and Technology Solutions Professional programme at Level 4 and Level 5. The majority of the apprentices are on the Software Engineering pathway and are employed at Sky. The remaining apprentices are on either the Data Analyst or Business Analyst pathways. Another […]

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