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Going on an adult education course in garden design planted the seed for Elspeth Briscoe’s edtech startup. Now she's raised £800,000 from Angel investors.
When employees of digital agency Torchbox were invited to a company meeting for a ‘major announcement,’ they must have dreaded the worst. Instead the outcome was anything but. Founders Tom Dyson and Olly Willans were inviting them all to become shared owners of Torchbox as one of the first digital agencies in the UK to become employee owned.
The latest Screentalk Oxfordshire event explored how filmmakers are using mobile phones in new ways for creative storytelling. In a packed room at Oxford’s Curzon Cinema, BBC filmmaker and trainer […]
First, a master recording is made, usually in a studio where engineers perfect the recorded sound. Analogue mixes are recorded onto tape; digital mixes onto digital tape formats or, more commonly today, the hard drives of digital audio workstations.
Pip Piper’s film ‘The Vinyl Revival’ is in UK indie cinemas this autumn proselytising the vinyl record format. There’s no question the revival is real but what caused it?
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StoryFutures Academy is offering co-funded placements for a number of writers who will go on to work with the Charisma.ai platform learning ‘on the job’.
Reconfigure: Digital Privacy Workshop Do you want to improve your digital security? Do you keep putting it off? We’re a group of cybersecurity researchers and activists, and we want to help you access free tools and resources to protect your data. This hands-on workshop explores how digital security affects your life. No prior experience or knowledge of cybersecurity required! As a feminist organisation, we want to *reconfigure* the assumption that digital security is for technical experts only. While the workshop is open to all, we particularly welcome women and other groups which are underrepresented in cybersecurity discussions. 6.30 to 9.30pm, Common Ground, 37 Little Clarendon Street, Oxford OX1 Details
DevOps Oxford – Lightning talks Speakers share ideas and knowledge around development tools, demos, trends and culture of DevOps. Line up includes speakers from SquaredUp, Informatics Matters, Optellum. 6.30 to 8.30pm at Oxford Innovation, New Road, Oxford OX1. Details
OxLEP Q&A: Connectivity in Oxfordshire – what does the future hold? A chance for Oxfordshire businesses to come together and discuss a key topic tied into our growing economy. Panellists include OxLEP chief executive Nigel Tipple and James Dillon-Godfray of London Oxford Airport; debate chair will be radio presenter Howard Bentham. 07.45 to 10.00am. London Oxford Airport, Kidlington, OX5 1RA. Details