Females account for between 15-20% of engineering and computer science students at universities in the UK. I had heard the numbers, but they had failed to capture just what it would feel like to find yourself in a large lecture room filled with 150 students, only 20 of whom were female.
When I first saw this phone, it felt like I was getting deja vu, as the shape of the phone makes it look almost identical to the Windows Lumia 635, even having 4.5" screen.
The Playable City Award asks us to imagine how we might use these same technologies to make our cities more liveable, hopeful and collaborative. In order to fully explore the possibilities, it is vital we listen and share these questions with people across the world.
Technology - the core skill of CIOs - is the comparatively straight-forward piece of the uneasy alliance between technology, people and process. The ability to think and act creatively is the most in-demand skill for CIOs in the emerging landscape.
Thanks to the information being shared by these cars, traffic management systems have dealt with congestion black spots before they can affect you, so your journey is smooth and fast.
Algorithms give us unprecedented analytical and prediction abilities. Using them, we are able to determine trends in human behaviour, changes in the output of machines and the occurrence of natural phenomena, to name just a few possibilities.
If we take a quick look at this year's Golden Globe Award winners, the notion of a high-profile award winning film made for the mobile-first generation isn't as far-fetched as perhaps it first seems.
The problem with this is that rather than solving a problem that exists, Twitter seems to be identifying one which doesn't, then creating another which didn't.
Within these trends most publishers have ended up giving away their data too, without realising the true costs - to social networks, search engines and a plethora of free application providers. Yes, free apps have proved useful, but as they say: 'when the service is free, you're the product'.
As exciting studies and clinical trials continue throughout 2015, I am encouraged to see that the future of contact lens technology includes cutting edge techniques for treating life-altering conditions that could be more effectively managed.
The success of the Ice Bucket Challenge campaign was fundamentally reliant on the natural human impulse to engage and partake in social causes, the ever evolving human need to be a part of a global community and the viral exposure that social media facilitates.
Unfortunately (or fortunately depending on how cute he's being) I had my son during my second year of university and while he may have saved my liver from another two years of cocktails served in pitchers, I was immediately ostracised from my old social life and the majority of my 'friends' disappeared.
In Tech City we've heard stories of companies choosing to deliver videos by jumping on a bicycle rather than uploading it via their broadband connection. MPs have joked about carrier pigeons being faster than the internet. It's high time things changed.
After this is all done, remediation should be performed to bring all systems up to date with the latest patches, but not before creating a change management process to help with versioning control and documentation.
Those of us addicted to online shopping don't think twice about responding to ads that appeal to us. But if you want to eliminate all doubt about which ads you should click, here's all you need to do.
Whether consumers know it or not, almost every online service, laptop, mobile and app is now collecting data about them and how they consume digital services.
With so many influential businesses working out of Tech City, it's understandable that such a wide array of consumer technology originates from Shoreditch.
We need new thinkers who are digital natives, not just generating the exciting new intellectual property but being immersed in the technology to create and distribute this to the waiting world.