Hannah Atkinson is a Project Support Officer at Eduserv and has been my friend for many years. I spoke to her about her life in tech. Continue reading Talking to… Hannah Atkinson
In a recent post, Mashable highlighted the “era of rose gold” in all things tech. Indeed, Apple, Samsung and Sony are among the tech companies now offering their products in pink (whatever they may choose to call it). Continue reading Tech As Self-Expression: No, I don’t want a pink external hard drive
Teodora Yankova Software Developer The Filter Hi Teodora, How’s it going? Thanks for agreeing to talk to me. I was thinking we should start with a little bit about what you do? Hey Elspeth. I work for The Filter … Continue reading Talking to… Teodora Yankova
I read an article recently that described Millennials (of which I am a stereotypical example according to the Guardian) as being tech-dependent rather than tech savvy. It’s an interesting distinction and one that doesn’t seem overtly complimentary. Indeed, when I … Continue reading Tech-dependent and proud
Navy Rear Admiral Grace Hopper, one of the early computer programmers, is the person we have to thank for making programming languages easier to understand. Born in 1906 in New York, Hopper earned a Ph.D. in mathematics from Yale in … Continue reading Awesome Women of Tech – Grace Hopper
In the news last week, and you might have seen it, there was quite a lot of time given to a woman who was sent home on her first day at a work for not wearing high heeled shoes. This … Continue reading Should you choose a job in tech because you get to wear jeans?
Rosie Campbell is a Research Technologist at the BBC and an all-round awesome lady. I spoke to her about life as a woman of tech. Continue reading Talking to… Rosie Campbell
The world of work has changed so much in the last ten years, especially when it comes to tech-based professions, that knowing where we’ll be in another five, let alone ten, seems almost impossible. Continue reading How are you supposed to know what to do when your perfect job might not exist yet?
Born in 1815, the daughter of the famous Romantic poet Lord Byron (the man who gave us Byronic heroes and beautiful lines like “Adversity is the first path to truth“), Ada, Countess of Lovelace was a truly extraordinary woman. Although … Continue reading Awesome Women of Tech – Ada Lovelace
Rosie Bennett Tech Startup Champion Twitter ITGirls Hi Rosie! How are you? Thanks for agreeing to talk to me. I was thinking we should start with a little bit about what you do? Hi Elspeth! Currently I work at the … Continue reading Talking to… Rosie Bennett