DigiLocal Spring Celebration – 2018

The next generation(s) of high tech innovators came together on Saturday 10 March 2018 for a morning of sharing ideas, code, and enthusiasm for building cool stuff! We had representatives from Barton Hill, Bedminster, Bradley Stoke, Docklands, Malcolm X Community Centre, Redmaids, and Shirehampton clubs. Our celebration events are an opportunity for young people from … Read moreDigiLocal Spring Celebration – 2018

Voxxed Days Bristol speakers announced!

Announcing the first confirmed speakers for Voxxed Days Bristol 2017! This premier technical conference for cloud computing, big data & analytics, Java & languages is taking place on 2 March in the Watershed. We have speakers from Bristol to Brazil. Confirmed speakers include Dan Cook, Gen Gaster, Kate Stanley, Simon Ritter, Lucas Fernandes da Costa, Lorenzo … Read moreVoxxed Days Bristol speakers announced!

Bristol Girl Geek Dinners continues to grow

  As a business committed to equal opportunity, software development consultancy Scott Logic was proud to partner for the first time last night with an organisation committed to furthering gender diversity in technology. Girl Geek Dinners was founded in 2005 by one girl geek whose frustration about being one of the only females attending technical … Read moreBristol Girl Geek Dinners continues to grow

Visit to Bristol’s tech hub inspires Code Club kids

West Town Lane Academy’s Code Club got an opportunity to visit Bristol’s tech hub, Engine Shed, on 22 April to see some real world applications of coding in startup companies based in the city. Opposable Games’ Ground Shatter and YellowDog, Interactive Scientific and Aptcore, all from Engine Shed tenant’s SETsquared Bristol, will be demonstrating the variety of applications for technology … Read moreVisit to Bristol’s tech hub inspires Code Club kids

DigiMakers launch at Barton Hill Settlement

Rocket ships piloted by chimpanzees flew through space, dance floors lit up to a funky beat, and cats meowed last Saturday (20 June) at the Barton Hill Settlement. DigiMakers <local> launched as a new initiative for young people to play with, and learn about, technology and software coding. Using the SCRATCH software tool, the young people … Read moreDigiMakers launch at Barton Hill Settlement