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A day in the life of a hedgehog lab designer

My job is incredibly varied - so it's hard to describe a 'typical' work day. Here, however, I've tried my best to break one down into chunks, giving an idea of the sort of tasks that crop up time and again - and my approach to getting them done. 

 

February 23, 2017

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Feb 23, 2017

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A day in the life of a hedgehog lab designer

My job is incredibly varied - so it's hard to describe a 'typical' work day. Here, however, I've tried my best to break one down into chunks, giving an idea of the sort of tasks that crop up time and again - and my approach to getting them done. 

 

February 23, 2017

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Feb 01, 2017

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Immersive Technologies - The future seems to be bright.

As a social scientist, I'm often asked interesting questions by academic colleagues, who have, now and then, challenged me on my fervour for tech. One such question to crop up recently was: 'Do you sense any future for Virtual Reality?' The questioner elaborated by pointing out that Google Glass had seemingly hit the rocks. So were there actually any potential uses for VR - and could it really be deemed a game-changer?

 

February 01, 2017

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Jan 27, 2017

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Understanding the changes in iOS 10.3 Beta

Earlier this week Apple introduced a series of betas for their main platforms. iOS 10.3, macOS Sierra 10.12.4 and tvOS 10.2. For the past few years these mid cycle releases of a major OS revision have often had new features, last year with 9.3 bringing multi user accounts for education and NightShift to iOS. This year is no different.

 

January 27, 2017

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Jan 10, 2017

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The Surging appconomy

We live in a growing appconomy - a term I’ve admittedly coined myself, but one I hope gives a sense of how huge the app market is set to become. And, with over a decade’s experience of building quality apps behind us, we’re well placed to comment when we predict positive trends for the future.

January 10, 2017

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Dec 29, 2016

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Emerging Digital Trends - Series 2

In our previous blog on digital trends, we shared some thoughts on those we believe could significantly change how humans live and work - from Chatbots to Blockchain. In this post, the second of the series, we will look at others with immense potential to disrupt the future of the business world.

 

December 29, 2016

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Dec 12, 2016

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Emerging digital trends - Series 1

Recognising and coming to understand emerging trends brings a number of benefits. Most crucially, we get an insight into the mechanisms of a fast-changing world and stand to gain from improvements in our own lives, whether it be from increased comfort or efficiency.

December 12, 2016

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Dec 04, 2016

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What would vapers want from an app?

With the recent explosion in the vaping scene, it came as no surprise when we were approached by a company considering branching into it with an app. What was a tad surprising was that initial research revealed the app market is currently rather sparse when it comes to this growing sector.

December 04, 2016

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Jul 03, 2016

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How smart ads are transforming the marketing landscape

For generations, we have been bombarded with adverts from brands through various channels, including Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Radio, and more recently the Internet. Mobile technologies have turned marketing techniques on their head, replacing push techniques with pull marketing strategies, allowing customers to decide when and where to consume ad content.

July 03, 2016

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