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"Computing is too important to be left to Men"

Jul 9, 2014

A quote many of you may know by Karen Spärck Jones.

"The gender imbalance in technology, is too important to be left to Women." 
Computer Weekly
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Exploding technology industry trends - The lowdown, #Msdot.NET

Jun 19, 2014

Many have asked "what actually is a 'Meet Up' and what is the point?" For me, it is a chance to meet with people who are leaders in their field of expertise. For them, it is a chance to meet like-minded individuals in a friendly informal environment away from their desks. Providing us a chance to discuss the industry, find out what problems people are facing in .NET, what seems to be working for developers and what isn't. Mortimer Spinks .NET extravaganza was the first edition of our.NET meet ups and the very first of mine. The event itself did not have a set structure or topics to discuss, more a simple relaxing environment where people could chat technology and not be worried about recruitment.  ...read more


Creating a Magnetic Buzz for Digital Manchester

Jun 6, 2014

New message *Ping*.... Sender: Victoria Sorzano (BBC) .... Recipient: Me! .... Subject: You're invited to Women in Technology @ BBC 22nd May .... Location: Manchester Mediacity 

#excited #BBCTechWomen

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Creating a Magnetic Buzz for Digital Manchester

Jun 6, 2014

New message *Ping*.... Sender: Victoria Sorzano (BBC) .... Recipient: Me! .... Subject: You're invited to Women in Technology @ BBC 22nd May .... Location: Manchester Mediacity 

#excited #BBCTechWomen

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Innovation Roundtable Event - London

Jun 2, 2014

On Thursday 22nd May, we hosted our 2nd Roundtable of the year. With a subject as topical as "How much do you value Innovation?" we knew we were in for a lively debate, but in my opinion the engaging exchanges and deep discussions surpassed even our best expectations.

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