Coders of the future, and Open Data

Way back in August, cities all over the UK played host to Young Rewired State Festival of Code, the national hackathon for under 19s. Edinburgh was no exception, and every day for a week around 16 young people — mostly regulars from the Prewired coding club took up residence in the University of Edinburgh’s Appleton more »

Jamming with Learner Journey Data

So, you’ve got 48 hours to kill. What do you do? Well, you could ‘do’ Vegas. You could, perhaps, read the whole of the Guru Granth Sahib. You could watch the film 48 Hrs 30 times. Or. You could hang out with some cool folks who have given up their free time to work together more »

NHS Hack Scotland

The weekend of March 23rd and 24th 2013 saw the inaugural NHS Hack Scotland held at TechCube in Edinburgh. Organised by a crack group of volunteers led by Kirstin Leath, a Graduate Management Trainee with NHS Scotland, the weekend went off without a hitch and introduced some much needed enthusiasm into the public sector around more »

Announcing the Learner Journey Data Jam

This April the Scottish Government is doing something exciting. They have decided to try a radical new approach to working and are opening up some of their education data for developers and designers to rapidly prototype new ideas. The Learner Journey Data Jam will take place on the weekend of 12—14 April at TechCube, and more »