Software Developers

Addressing The Impact Of Unconscious Bias On Software Development

Therese Stowell | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Tech
Therese Stowell

Ada Lovelace is known as the world's first computer programmer. Her work with Charles Babbage to create the Analytics Engine, an early predecessor of the modern computer, was followed by the publication of the first, most elaborate and complete programme sketched out by a programmer.

Beyond Ada: The Future Of Women In STEM

Becky Plummer | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Tech
Becky Plummer

Happy Ada Lovelace Day everyone! Today is a day to celebrate the incredible achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) who've come before us. It's also a day to look to the future.

Why I Chose Learning on the Job Over Life in the Library

Priscilla Ossai | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Priscilla Ossai

Just a year ago I was a Year 13 prefect studying ICT, French & Business; now my title is Apprentice Software Developer at Sky! For anyone unsure of where their career will take them, you'll be amazed at what can change in twelve months!

'Kiddie-Hack': Primary School Developers

Inma Martinez | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK Tech
Inma Martinez

ICT skills are presently taught at many primary schools in many countries. Learning how to write code and how to build and run a programme is one of the most creative intellectual challenges a person can do alongside writing music and literature.

Why You're Not Bad With Technology - You Were Sold Short

Colette Mason | Posted 11.01.2012 | UK Tech
Colette Mason

In the bad old days of computing, in the 80s and 90s in particular, many, many software programs were written by developers who excelled at IT, were very nerdy, not commercially minded and got the product finished and out of the door. It usually was shipped to the customer with a massive thick doorstep of a manual that made you feel it could solve any stumbling block you threw at it - except it didn't. Ever.