Software developer Old Reliable Tech has built Git for Scientists, a training course on the version control platform that is designed for researchers, especially earth observation and climate change scientists, who write code as part of their jobs.read more...
Oxford Internet Institute estimates there could be 4.9 billion deceased Facebook users before 2100, forcing us to ask: what should happen to our data when we die?
Games developers who have worked on some of the highest rated titles in recent years are now applying their skills to create software for autonomous vehicles.
A few weeks ago Charisma.ai was preparing for SXSW in Texas where they were to launch the Charisma interactive graphic novel app to the US market. Fast-forward a few weeks, the world had turned upside down, and their trip and the festival, were cancelled. Undeterred, they stayed in Oxford and launched the app anyway.
Oscar-winning Simon Beaufoy wrote the screenplays for a string of successful films including The Full Monty, Slumdog Millionaire, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen and Battle of the Sexes. In conversation with writer, director and producer Carl Schoenfeld at a recent ScreenTalk Oxfordshire event in Oxford, he explained why listening carefully is the secret to success.
One year on since video games company Rebellion splashed £78m on a former print factory in Didcot, we reveal how the transformation to film studios is going.
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.
Oxford-based company Learning with Experts, which has students from 78 countries enrolled on its online courses, has seen traffic double during the past two weeks.
Oxford-based Serelay, a player in the emerging field of controlled image capture, is catching the attention of global news outlets and human rights organisations.
Oxford University spin-out Zegami has developed software that enables huge volumes of data to be easily accessed and analysed. TechTribe Oxford talks to co-founder and chief technology officer Roger Noble about the firm's growth, scale-up plans and Twitter activity during the UK general election.
Entrepreneur and engineer Vinay Gupta explains how he invented the hexayurt refugee shelter and why blockchain tech will change everything about international trade.
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 […]
UX Oxford: Leading through Covid-19 Rebecca Kemp, Director of Customer Journey at Citizens Advice , leads the customer journey team, which designs services and products for 25 million users a year. She explains how her team is using agile to respond to coronavirus, at a time when use of its digital advice has increased dramatically and the team has moved to working remotely. 7.30pm Details
Canva Tips and Tricks If you could do with some help using Canva, Thames Valley Tech &. Digital Community uses the creative platform to produce most marketing material. Louize Clarke shares her experience with advice and guidance in an interactive session, so bring along questions. 10am. Details here.
ScreenTalk Oxfordshire: What next – is animation the answer? This introduction for newcomers to the animation sector and commercial update for those already involved is chaired by producer David Marlow and includes He Sun, head of Rebellion Studios VFX, with credits including Maleficent, Lion King and Mandalorian, to cover animation in live-action VFX, including virtual production technology. Speakers also include Disney animator Gary Andrews, Aidan Coughlan of SAE and Vanessa Chapman, former ITV head of children’s television. 7pm online. Details