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What’s in store? Code Institute in 2020

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The first Android – Throwback Tech Thursday

Would you believe it? It’s been 10 years since the first Android mobile operating system was launched. It’s popularity, and the way it is just dab hand to millions of us now, makes it feel like this tech has been around forever. But no, it’s ten years old as of 23 September, 2018. The first […]

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September Tech Events

September is here and the world of tech is still moving at its rapid pace. Each month we have a look at some of what’s going on around the world. We always say it, networking is good, and attending exhibitions, summits, and conferences is a great way to mingle with the industry. Here’s our list […]

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August Tech Events

There’s always something going on in the world of tech, and as always, we advise all budding coders to get out there and network. Here’s a choice of some August tech events. Designing AI-powered IoT Products August 9, London One of the most eagerly anticipated trends in the industry is the Internet of Things (IoT). […]

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Neueda Technologies – More good news for Irish tech

Neueda Technologies has announced the establishment of a Software Engineer hub in Athlone, Co. Westmeath. This announcement indicates the employment of 200 tech jobs in that region over the next four years. On 9 July 2018, the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, announced the good news. Neueda Technologies will use the […]

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iPhone goes on sale – Throwback Tech Thursday

This week’s Throwback Tech Thursday looks at more recent history. The year was 2007. Rihanna and Jay Z were rocking the charts with a song about an umbrella (yes, we know, it was probably a metaphor for something more meaningful). Two weeks after the series finale of “The Sopranos” we would have a chance to […]

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QWERTY Typewriter – Throwback Tech Thursday

Every week in Throwback Tech Thursday we try to look at significant events that happened in tech industry. This week’s nugget plays significant importance. In fact, without this, we’d all be using different keyboards. On June 23, 1868, Sholes and Glidden patented the typewriter. Within six years of that patent, this had resulted in the […]

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Apple II – Throwback Tech Thursday

The year was 1977 and cowl-neck shirts and flares were in fashion. New Jersey finally said “okay” to gambling in Atlantic City. The Netherlands’ football team, FC Volendam, was established. While all of this was going on, Steve Wozniak and Apple were busy preparing for their launch of the Apple II. The launch of the […]

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The 5 Day Coding Challenge – Time & Commitment. Totally worth it.

There is a famous Theodore Roosevelt quote, “Nothing worth having comes easy“. It’s true. Think about it. You don’t just wake up one morning and climb Everest. If you want to do that, you have to work hard for it. The same theory can be applied to anything worth having. Take the 5 Day Coding […]

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WarGames – Throwback Tech Thursday

The year was 1983. Margaret Thatcher was about to win a landslide victory in the British elections. NASA was preparing to send the first American woman into space, and the Cold War was in the minds of millions. It’s from the Cold War that we get today’s Throwback Tech Thursday nugget. On June 3, 1983, […]

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