Gaberlunzie crashing through the press releases and news in the effort to get an early afternoon off, could not resist the "Accounting Web" headline, its the query and its graphic! He has been driven to a quivering mass of frustration with HMRC, but he does want to add, very loudly, that when you do get the right people, they really are 100% in the know and helpful. He reckons it's the IT system that snarls it all up, not helped by the range of telephone numbers!! But if just left to people to sort out, it would be fine!!
If your Father’s Day was not a trip to the Jura Tastival, and could not take in Ardbeg Day, nil desperandum. For those in London, simply head to the Vinyl Factory tomorrow and raise your glasses to Perpetuum, along with Ardbeg Committee members becoming some of the first to taste the new limited edition – Perpetuum
CodeClan is looking for versatile and confident instructors, enthusiastic to shape the skills, habits, and outcomes of new entrants to the world of software development. It is recruiting for a spread of positions in the team; those able to lead a course from start to finish and motivate a cohort of 20 students through new, complex ideas; those who can support the delivery of the course with their own experience in software development. Based initially in Edinburgh, courses are on-site eight hours a day, five days a week, each course for 16 weeks.
Governments across the world are creating innovation teams and labs to help them find new ways of tackling the challenges of the 21st century. Despite differences in focus, discipline and method, labs have at their core a shared belief in the capacity to prototype the future.
A lithium-ion battery storing double the energy of existing batteries is closer to commercialisation, having signed up with home appliance manufacturer Dyson, that is both investing $15million in the 2007 startup Sakti3 and undertaking to incorporate the batteries into new products
Research and Scifi have been fascinated by the brain-machine or brain-computer interface (BCI) since the early 1970s. Apart from cyborgs and the game industry, the most important application potentials lie in thought-controlled communication and movement support of physically disabled persons.
Scottish business IT decision makers highlight a potential threat to the country’s economy, the majority surveyed (52%) feel the country’s broadband is worse than in other parts of UK despite 61% of them citing improved Internet connectivity as key in supporting economic growth. Commissioned by CityFibre, the poll found 92% of respondents view quality and speed of internet connectivity as being important to the success of their company.
Web dating and IT entrepreneur Bill Dobbie has emerged and aims to emulate early pioneers of the Scottish whisky industry, giving the Hebridean Island of Raasay its first legal distillery, following a multimillion pound investment.
A prominent German journalist living in the Scottish Highlands is reported as provoking the wrath of his adopted homeland by describingScottish National Party (SNP) ideology as “modern national socialism light.” Gaberlunzie reckons its a great publicity move, and worth reflecting on. In another take, one of the Great Queens visits the Clyde which built 120 for Cunard to mark the long and historic link in the company's 175th anniversary.
Mosaic claims Experian, is the most comprehensive cross-channel classification system to date. Built for today’s hyper-connected world, it helps you understand consumers in extraordinary detail. By providing rich, accurate data and a robust methodology, Mosaic gives you the means to start treating people as individuals, and communicate with the UK population more effectively than ever before.
A vocabulary of sign language which is to revolutionise how science is taught to deaf children has reached a milestone today with its thousandth sign as the 'fireball' is the thousandth term to be added to a website compiled by experts for use by teachers, interpreters and pupils
Crowd sourced startup Outernet, is aiming to rent communication satellites to carry the 'essentials' of the internet, as Wikipedia, open source software, health resources from Disease Control Centres and international news to billions of people,
Page views and “likes” are great for journalists' and webmasters’ egos, but don't pay any bills. University of Luxembourg researchers may have a solution. They identify a secure, anonymous way for readers, viewers and gamers to pay for online content without having to make a cash payment.
Coding is becoming an increasingly popular career choice for women according to Stck Overflow Careers, that enables employers to engage with the largest community of developers in the world. UK developers are among best paid and most highly skilled coders in the world, claims a newly published global report.
Having an idle scan at the Chipshop Awards, Gaberlunzie was suprised into laughter by Audi! How true! He was also pretty mesmerised by the fold formation of the body as fit as a buther's!! And on faces, stands to reason if someone as astute as the founder of Bitcoin didn't want to be located, its unlikely he'll just turn up.
FarrPoint, Scotland’s fast growing technology consultancy, has helped the SFA (Scottish Football Association) to review the Scottish football governing body’s current IT infrastructure and independently assess Invitation To Tender responses. This has resulted in a range of recommendations to improve the efficiency and security of the SFA’s national network
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