Technology, society and morality - the growing void and it's implications for technology leaders
Nov 11, 2013
Technology is evolving at a pace and scale that has never been experienced before. In its wake it is leaving a void where society is struggling to keep up with the social and moral implications they create. For technology professionals this is exciting and worrying in equal measures.
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Women On Top
Oct 11, 2013
Sorry to disappoint those who were expecting a raunchier read. Exit now....
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Mortimer Spinks take on The Three Peak Challenge
Oct 1, 2013
On Friday 27th September, a number of Mortimer Spinks employees embarked on The National Three Peak Challenge in the aid of London's Air Ambulance. For those who aren't aware, The National Three Peak challenge is the full ascent and descent of three mountains (Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon) across Scotland, England and Wales within a 24 hour time period. We all knew it would be tough but I don't think anybody was truly prepared for the physically and emotionally draining ordeal which we were about to put ourselves through.
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Aug 7, 2013
Spinks Summer Java Slam (or #SpinksSJS as some of you may know it) was our fifth technology micro-event and more importantly, the first to focus on my area of expertise; Java (in case the name didn't give it away). Why do we do these events? To get the tech communities in one place to meet each other, discuss technology, and enjoy a relaxing evening with likeminded individuals. These events are our chance to give something back to the industry we evangelise.
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While sleeping giants lay...
Apr 24, 2013
The rise of the disruptive FinTech start-up
"Necessity is the Mother of Invention"
Wikipedia attributes that proverb to Plato. Plato knew a thing or two about innovation. Apparently so do the growing number of FinTech organisations who have started-up in the past five years. London is the hub of Europe for such organisations - over half of companies on the 2013 FinTech 50 watch list are headquartered in London.
Let's start with the basics.
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