Blogs/News

+ add blog

Sign up for monthly emails with upcoming events and news in your area

More Blogs/News ...

  • Try and makes sense of the new MacBook line up with another Edinburgh macMacDev! macMacDevs[228] will be held at Akva, 129 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, EH3 9QG on Monday 12 November 2018 from 19:30 until whenever. Turn up, talk code, predict which Mac will be first without Intel inside. If you’re planning on coming along, please let
    Posted Mon 12th Nov by MacMacDev
  • Scottish Health Research and Innovation Ecosystem will support collaboration The post Digital directory launched to help life science companies engage with NHS appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Mon 12th Nov by Future Scot
  • Hi everyone, Our final meeting for 2018 will be held on Wednesday 21st of November, from 5.30pm. The venue is David Hume Tower, room LG.09 (see map below). As usual, the meeting will be open for all to attend, and newcomers / beginners are very welcome! Our first guest speaker this month will be Dr Michael Spencer, data scientist and hydrologist at Scotland’s Rural College. He will be talking about GIS and R, and proposing some answers to the following question: Data Science and GIS There’s a lot of buzz around spatial data science. The sf package has made some great progress in undertaking traditional GIS tasks within R. But where are the limits of R in spatial work and what role does traditional desktop GIS software have to play in our workflow? Our second speaker will be Dr Christophe Ladroue, senior statistical software programmer at Quantics, UK. He will be discussing: Debugging with RStudio Using print statements is useful for tracking down a bug, but as soon as...
    Posted Sat 10th Nov by EdinbR: The Edinburgh R Usergroup
  • Glasgow-based M Squared worked in collaboration with Imperial College London The post Scottish company demonstrates system that could replace GPS navigation appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Fri 9th Nov by Future Scot
  • Complaints designed to 'protect individuals from mass exploitation of their data' The post Equifax, Experian, data brokers and ad tech companies face investigation under GDPR appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 8th Nov by Future Scot
  • "The launch of the Application Security Hub is a significant step in the fight against application threats" The post Accenture launches global ‘application security hub’ in Edinburgh appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 8th Nov by Future Scot
  • Tynah Matembe co-founder of MoneyMatiX The post ‘Consumerism, perpetual debt; what greeted me on moving from Uganda to Scotland’ appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 8th Nov by Future Scot
  • Our CEO Melinda Matthews-Clarkson is one of the nominees on the first Scottish Tech Startup Awards shortlist. Melinda is shortlisted in the Diversity in Tech Champion category alongside four other finalists. This award recognises an individual who has demonstrated a remarkable passion for increasing diversity and inclusion in the tech community, and for working to […] The post Nomination for our CEO at Scottish Tech Startup Awards appeared first on CodeClan.
    Posted Thu 8th Nov by CodeClan
  • Findings ahead of sixth annual BIMA Digital Day The post Scotland performing better as digital skills gap threatens UK growth, says BIMA appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 8th Nov by Future Scot
  • Aiming to 'cement Scotland’s place as a world leader in cutting-edge technology' The post Scotland’s sensing, imaging, and IoT centre of excellence awarded £9.25m appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 8th Nov by Future Scot
  • Taking place in venues across Dundee The post Festival explores ‘collision between theatre, new technologies and interactive art’ appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 7th Nov by Future Scot
  • Technology promises the screen of a small tablet in a pocket-sized device. The post Samsung provides first glimpse of its folding phone appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 7th Nov by Future Scot
  • Highlighting 'brilliant and innovative businesses' The post Digital Technology Awards 2019; looking for the best and brightest tech talent appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 7th Nov by Future Scot
  • Loreburn became first social landlord in Scotland to pilot new wearable technology The post Microsoft CEO praises Scottish housing association’s adoption of fall prevention tech appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Tue 6th Nov by Future Scot
  • Estonia-Scotland Digital Public Services event forms part of the Estonia Now festival The post StrongEST, SmartEST, EasiEST…meet Estonia’s e-government appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Tue 6th Nov by Future Scot
  • iCAIRD, brings together 15 partners from academia, the NHS, and industry The post New £15m artificial intelligence centre for Scotland will ‘transform healthcare’ appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Tue 6th Nov by Future Scot
  • Winners to be announced on 29 November The post Turing Fest organisers announce finalists in first Scottish Tech Startup Awards appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Tue 6th Nov by Future Scot
  • 6,000 jobs but 8,000 to be created The post Lloyds Banking Group to add 2,000 jobs in digital shake-up appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Mon 5th Nov by Future Scot
  • DataTech19 is latest addition to DataFest The post Data Lab seeking analysts, developers, engineers, and scientists for inaugural event appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Mon 5th Nov by Future Scot
  • More than 80 jobs created, supported by £2.3 million Scottish Enterprise grant funding The post Travel tech firm invests £7m to establish Edinburgh operation appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Mon 5th Nov by Future Scot
  • Member countries met at the 109th executive council in Bahrain to discuss tourism's tech way forward The post UN’s World Tourism Organisation launches new tech forum to raise sector’s digital profile appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Fri 2nd Nov by Future Scot
  • Deal will merge more than 100 separate computer systems The post NHSScotland to ‘revolutionise healthcare and cut waiting times’ with Microsoft appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 1st Nov by Future Scot
  • Though he urges caution, saying they may be disrupted themselves The post Father of Web says tech giants may have to be split up appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 1st Nov by Future Scot
  • The protests took place in waves, beginning in Asia and then streaming across Europe and North America The post Google’s #metoo: workers walk out in protest at its response to sexual harrassment appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 1st Nov by Future Scot
  • The Online Identity Assurance team held its third and final Stakeholder Group meeting of 2018 this week, bringing together a wide range of people with interest in our work. The meeting, chaired by Scottish Government’s Chief Data Officer Roger Halliday at Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh, brought together 15 individuals from our Stakeholder Group, 11 who... The post Online Identity Assurance – Thank you stakeholders appeared first on Digital.
    Posted Thu 1st Nov by Scottish Government
  • Law Society President looks ahead Growing business in the east Reaching for the stars Realising our global potential On the world stage Download the PDF The post LegalScot in The Times Scotland appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 1st Nov by Future Scot
  • Machine learning algorithms could help prevent the spread of deadly and newly emerging viruses, such as Ebola and Zika, according to research led by Glasgow University. These viruses in wild animal and insect communities long before spreading to humans and causing severe disease, but finding these natural virus hosts – which could help prevent the spread to humans – currently poses an enormous challenge for scientists. Now, a new machine learning algorithm has been designed to use viral genome sequences to predict the likely natural host for a broad spectrum of RNA viruses, the viral group that most often jumps The post Machine learning could help prevent spread of Ebola and Zika viruses, say Glasgow researchers appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 1st Nov by Future Scot
  • Pioneering 'digital surface water drainage system' will unlock 110 hectares for investment The post Glasgow’s ‘smart canal’ is a first for Europe appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 31st Oct by Future Scot
  • New team will focus on providing expert staff to financial services sector The post IT recruitment specialists Be-IT create dedicated business transformation division appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 31st Oct by Future Scot
  • 'Clear vision for WJM as a leading independent Scottish firm offering unrivalled client service' The post Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie and CCW Business Lawyers to merge appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 31st Oct by Future Scot
  • Mac Mini, MacBook Air, and iPad Pro refreshed The post Apple gives ageing Macs and iPad Pro updates at New York event appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Tue 30th Oct by Future Scot
  • In August, CodeClan’s leadership team appointed Brian Baglow as our new Commercial Director. He’ll assist our organisation to fulfil our goal of creating a new digital talent pipeline, to help Scotland’s industry and economy thrive. Brian’s role will ensure that CodeClan is working with companies across all of the key industrial sectors, throughout Scotland to […] The post Welcome to our Commercial Director appeared first on CodeClan.
    Posted Tue 30th Oct by CodeClan
  • Mathematical techniques pioeered by the man who cracked the ENIGMA code could be used for 'precision medicine' The post Alan Turing methods could form basis of better early diagnosis tests for cancer appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Mon 29th Oct by Future Scot
  • Stephen Preece, from Glasgow based proptech company arbnco, was a speaker at FutureScot’s Asset & Estates Management event last month. Here, Stephen outlines some of the key points from his speech, focusing on how public sector estates can manage energy performance in their assets and unlock opportunities to improve. When it comes to managing the energy performance of their buildings, public sector estates often do not have a full overview of all the properties in their portfolio, making it incredibly difficult to make informed decisions on what improvements should be made, what to prioritise, and what makes financial sense. They The post Asset data: the untapped resource that’s key to managing energy performance appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Mon 29th Oct by Future Scot
  • Leeann Dempster, a former advertising executive who made it to the top of the Scottish sporting world as Chief Executive of Hibernian Football Club, has been unveiled as the key business adviser on a £1.3bn City Region Deal. Dempster, who grew up in the East End of Glasgow and left home and school at 17, has been appointed Chair of the Regional Enterprise Council – a business and third sector body that will feed into the multi-partner, government-backed Edinburgh & South East Scotland City Region Deal. Claire Patullo, Chief Executive of Edinburgh Social Enterprise Network, will be the third sector The post Hibs Chief Executive unveiled as key business adviser on £1.3bn City Region Deal appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Mon 29th Oct by Future Scot
  • Third-biggest deal in the history of the US tech sector The post IBM to acquire open source software company Red Hat for $34bn appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Sun 28th Oct by Future Scot
  • Winners of the CivTech® 3.0 'wild card' challenge announced The post Starting the mental health conversation; youngsters lead innovative approach using AI appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 25th Oct by Future Scot
  • Government departments, emergency services, and local authorities will get access to high-resolution images The post UK releases satellite data to help tackle public sector challenges appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 25th Oct by Future Scot
  • Tuesday 27th November from 18:00 until 20:30. Venue TBC An evening of lightning talks on a variety of topics. The talks will be around 10 minutes long and a great introduction to new topics. There will also be time for Q&A and group discussion of any subject related to the talks. TALK #1: “Introduction to […] The post Lightning Talks appeared first on WordPress Glasgow Meetup.
    Posted Thu 25th Oct by WPGlasgow
  • SWIT Awards took place in Glasgow with more than 400 guests attending The post Lifetime achievement award for ScotlandIS chief executive Polly Purvis appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 25th Oct by Future Scot
  • Company's shares, up more than 21% over the past 12 months, rose 2.5% in after-hours trading The post Microsoft’s results beat analysts estimates, based on strong cloud growth appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 24th Oct by Future Scot
  • This month celebrates our third anniversary and an exciting year to come in 2019! Over the past three years, we’ve hit some exciting milestones here at CodeClan. Our mission? To bridge the digital skills gap that exists in Scotland – and boy, are we making steady tracks there! Looking ahead to next year, we want […] The post Making a bold statement in 2019 appeared first on CodeClan.
    Posted Wed 24th Oct by CodeClan
  • Project will lead to nearly 40 highly skilled jobs in the capital The post ‘World’s first’ AI project management software to be created in Edinburgh appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 24th Oct by Future Scot
  • 'Scraps of data are carefully assembled, synthesised, traded, and sold' The post Customer data is being ‘weaponised with military efficiency’ says Apple’s Tim Cook appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 24th Oct by Future Scot
  • Glasgow to join Edinburgh, Stirling, and Aberdeen in 'gigabit city club' The post CityFibre announces £2.5bn investment plan to expand its full fibre network appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 24th Oct by Future Scot