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Tech roundup - June 2018 cover image
Jag Singh

Jag Singh

Jun 2018

3 minute read

Tech roundup - June 2018

We live and breathe software and technology! So we thought we’d share our pick of the 10 best articles every month about web development, user experience and technology insights.

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Web Development

Interesting advancements and insights in to the work of web development

An Insight into Rebuilding Software Code

23 May / Ian Tinsley

An Insight into Rebuilding Software Code

There are some well-established ways of avoiding the re-write from some of the luminaries of the software world but sometimes you have to come to the conclusion that there’s nothing worth saving.

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Using Deep Learning to Understand Your Source Code

02 May / Jesus Rodriguez

Using Deep Learning to Understand Your Source Code

A look in to new research by Microsoft about using deep learning to analyse your source code.

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4 ‘clean code’ tips to improve your engineering team’s productivity

16 June / Jonathan Fulton

4 ‘clean code’ tips to improve your engineering team’s productivity

We read Robert Martin’s Clean Code as a team and did our best to implement his recommendations and even introduced “clean code” as a core cultural tenant for the engineering team.

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Work tech

Tools to save you and your team time, and increase your productivity

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Productivity giant Asana has launched a new Slack plugin, which promises to transform off-the-cuff ideas into actionable tasks you can put on your to-do list.

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Asana’s new Slack plugin makes project management a doddle

22 May / Matthew Hughes

Asana’s new Slack plugin makes project management a doddle

Productivity giant Asana has launched a new Slack plugin, which promises to transform off-the-cuff ideas into actionable tasks you can put on your to-do list.

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Tech Insight

Interesting insights into technology to Level Up your knowledge

27 Incredible Examples Of AI And Machine Learning In Practice

30 April / Bernard Marr

27 Incredible Examples Of AI And Machine Learning In Practice

There are so many amazing ways artificial intelligence and machine learning are used behind the scenes to impact our everyday lives and inform business decisions and optimize operations for some of the world’s leading companies.

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An Insight into How Google Set Objectives & Key Results (OKRs)

19 May / Recode Staff

An Insight into How Google Set Objectives & Key Results (OKRs)

On this episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, John Doerr, the chairman of the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, talks with Swisher and Teddy Schleifer about his new book, “Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs.

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Tech news

Cherry picked the juiciest stories and awesome tech stuff we love

The coming of 5G ushering in the next generation of technologies

07 April / BBC Click

The coming of 5G ushering in the next generation of technologies

5G is coming. The next generation of wireless technology will give us self-driving cars, smart cities and could even teach you to score a goal like Messi.

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Emergency services can now stream video from your phone

09 May / Phoebe Braithwaite

Emergency services can now stream video from your phone

Air ambulances in South East England have started trialling a system that uses smartphone cameras at the scene of an emergency to build a more accurate picture of what has happened in real-time

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UX

Latest guidance and news on improving User Experience

Google’s 25 Rules For Building A Better Mobile Site

28 April / Mark Wilson

Google’s 25 Rules For Building A Better Mobile Site

Some mobile websites are borderline unusable, forcing you to squint and peck around in hopes of finding whatever piece of information you need. But others seem to fit your phone like a glove. What’s the secret to their success?

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