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  • Thu 24th Aug 6:00pm
    August Blockchain Meetup live stream link:

    Building The Future: Blockchain, Smart Contracts and Zero Knowledge Proofs

    Bill Buchanan is a Professor in the School of Compu... more
  • Fri 25th Aug 11:00am

    More than 150 CodeClan graduates have recently joined the tech sector becoming junior developers, community managers, testers, technical as... more
  • Sat 26th Aug 10:00am
    Get a flavour for our coding courses

    Learn the basics of how we teach programming at CodeClan and try your hand at writing some code of your own at our half-day taster session on Saturday 26th Augu... more
  • Mon 28th Aug 6:00pm
    This is our monthly informal gathering - just turn up, grab a drink, sit down and start talking UX! If you haven't been before you'll find us on the right as you come in, opposite the bar.

    Check out... more
  • Tue 29th Aug 9:15am
    Microsoft and Aberlour are hosting a specialist showcase of tech and gaming excellence in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility. We have a few places left so please get in touch and register if... more
  • Tue 29th Aug 7:00pm
    One of our regular drop in open nights, no need to call ahead, just turn up! We'll be tinkering with hardware, hacking some code and probably eating. Feel free to come along with a project or idea for some help, use some tools, or just hang out.
  • Wed 30th Aug 7:00pm
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  • Thu 31st Aug 5:30pm
    Why won’t Mum have a password on her iPad? It’s such a simple thing but it could save the iPad from being stolen. Why is that person having a loud phone discussion about redundancies at their compan... more
  • Thu 31st Aug 6:30pm
    Bob Clint (CTO, Spiritus Partners) -

    "What a long, strange trip it has been - Reflections on a data career'

    Bob is co-founder and Chief Technology Offic... more
  • Thu 31st Aug 6:30pm
    Deconstructing WannaCry

    Speaker: James Slaughter

    - Who, What, Where, Why and How.

    - Or, how I actioned the incident and learned more about the malware to help our organization weather one of... more

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  • Passenger’s face is compared to the digital image recorded in passport The post Edinburgh airport trebles number of facial recognition gates at international arrivals appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Mon 21st Aug by Future Scot
  • News of event comes in wake of IT layoff announcement The post RBS is bringing a bit of Silicon Valley to Edinburgh with ‘Disrupt 17’ appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 17th Aug by Future Scot
  • Well Cow, the Edinburgh-based company focusing on cattle healthcare technology, and Ziconix have completed a trial of a new farm reader as part of a SMART:Scotland feasibility study project.  The company was awarded innovation funding of £96,000 by Scottish Enterprise to progress the technology closer to commercialisation. Well Cow currently offer a bolus sensor which stays inside the rumen of a cow (a part of the cow’s digestive system) and transmits pH/temperature readings to a handheld reader used by a researcher or farmer. This can then be transmitted to the cloud to be analysed and the dietary health of the The post Internet of cows? Edinburgh-based Well Cow trials cattle healthcare tech appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 16th Aug by Future Scot
  • Next month sees the launch of SCALE, a joint effort between CodeBase and PwC to help amazing companies grow even faster. The 10 week programme will identify a cohort of 12 of Scotland’s best scale-ups and help them gain traction, source commercial opportunities and additional funding.  
    Posted Wed 16th Aug by CodeBase
  • Edinburgh-based software technology provider Cloudgine has created a sci-fi VR demo to show the quality of its cloud-powered gaming engine. The game is called They Came From Space and is described on the website as “an online multiplayer action game where players take on the immersive role of an unscrupulous alien Overseer in VR, or as their top-gun wingmen for those wanting a traditional gaming experience.” President and co-founder of Cloudgine is Dave Jones, the original developer of Grand Theft Auto when he formed the games developer DMA Design, which is now known as Rockstar North. They Came From Space has The post Edinburgh-based Cloudgine creates VR sci-fi demo to show off cloud gaming engine appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 16th Aug by Future Scot