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Upgrading Networks in Zambia

Back in August 2016 I flew out to Zambia with four others to volunteer at the Saint Francis’ Hospital, Katete to upgrade their network. The hospital is located in in a relatively remote part of eastern Zambia, around an hours drive from the Mozambique and Malawi border. Due to this remote location, it can be […]

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Gold sponsors of Code Mesh

I’m proud to announce that Bytemark are gold sponsors of Code Mesh, the Alternative Programming Conference, which promotes unusual and novel programming practice. The theme is “the right tool for the job”, and the 2-day programme is absolutely full of founders, technologists and outright legends. A personal hilight is Sophie Wilson – the woman who […]

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We’re sponsoring TestBash Manchester

We’re pleased to be sponsoring TestBash Manchester — an awesomely jam-packed conference for software testers taking place October 21st. TestBash is organised by the Ministry Of Testing, a young & ambitious company aiming to unite software testers across the world. They are helping testers build up their craft and careers. MoT has numerous initiatives to help it achieve its […]

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We’re supporting Ubuntu MATE

I’m happy to announce that Bytemark is supporting the Ubuntu MATE operating system project, which is based on a traditional computer desktop. We’re providing hosting for its community forums & wiki and bandwidth for its very popular Raspberry Pi distribution. The MATE project’s admirable goal is “to add support for new technologies while preserving a classic desktop experience”. […]

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We’re sponsoring RailsGirls

We’re very happy that we’re sponsoring Rails Girls Manchester, a 1½ day workshop at Manchester Digital Laboratory this August 12th. It’s completely free for women to register and attend. Rails Girls deliver speedy, practical workshops all around the world to introduce women to programming and design, with a style that cuts through stuffy documentation to reach beginners […]

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Things Learned From IndustryConf 2016

IndustryConf took place this year on 20 April, at Castlegate in Newcastle. There were 150 attendees, seven speakers (out of 88 CFP submissions!) and was led by Gavin Elliott, Lead Interaction Designer at @DigitalDWP. I’ve highlighted some takeaways from the conference, and have linked to sites, talks and references from each of the talks where […]

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