Why should you go to Sync the City?

In 2015, I went along to Sync the City as part of a university module. I studied Computing for Business at UEA and didn’t really know what I would end up doing at the event or much about it. Day 1 After the 1 minute pitches everyone chose the...
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How much do I get interrupted and how can I get more focused as a developer?

This is a guest post by our developer intern Riordan Panayides, who has been investigating the potential applications to the business of consumer grade EEG headsets. The Problem You're in the zone. Headphones in, Visual Studio open, pumping out code like a boss. Then, all of a sudden a notification...
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My Internship Experience at Earthware

This is a guest post by our summer 2016 developer intern Riordan Panayides. Starting Out I began my six week internship with Earthware at the end of July 2016. Previously I had considered doing a year in industry as part of my degree but hadn't found a company I felt...
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Can EEG headsets be used for software usability testing?

This is a guest post by our developer intern Riordan Panayides, who has been investigating the potential applications to the business of consumer grade EEG headsets. Ideas & Aims During my internship, we wanted to complete a project involving EEG headsets. These headsets, which measure electrical charges on the skin...
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#30DaysOfTesting Challenge

At the end of June, I received mail from Rosie Sherry about #30daysoftesting challenge. It was a good way to improve myself and try some interesting things I haven't done before, so I decided to take it on. I'm a casual blogger. During the challenge, I put my progress on...
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Sally Collyer

My first few weeks as a Project Manager

Sally Collyer I found out back in December 2015 that I had a job at Earthware starting in July 2016! Finally, after finishing my studies in Computing for Business (at UEA), on the 4th July I had my first day. Day 1 My first day was a bit odd really....
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Together, but remote

Working from home might be a dream or a nightmare depending on whom you ask. Many companies offer you a mix of being remote and attending the office, but not everyone can do it. I was first introduced to home working at my job in London. There were vigorous policies...
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Perks of being a social tester

If you have been testing a while you may have worked in a Waterfall method. You may have tested for few weeks from the test scripts and then written test scripts for a few weeks. It would be a solo process that would bring unhappiness and boredom. This is no...
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A summer of Android Wear

The smartwatch market is really heating up with Google's Android Wear on the rise and Apple Watch making its debut earlier this year. Of course “smart watches” have been around for decades, with the first digital watch appearing in 1972 and, over the past couple of years, devices such as...
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Neil Osmond

Automating project setup using Slack and NodeJS

One of the most tedious parts of a developer's or project manager's life is setting up a new project, you have to: Create your git repository (we use bitbucket here at Technology Studio towers) Create azure websites to deploy your dev and live sites to Create a teamcity project, integrate...
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