Norwich Gaming Festival

“the most fantastic thing about the Norwich scene is the amount of support and events available for young people” @NorwichGFest When talking tech we often think of software development in a commercial sense, to solve a problem or cut expenditure. But tech isn’t just about business processes or entrepreneurial start-ups, it can also [...]

By | 2018-05-17T17:22:43+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Magazine, Review|Comments Off on Norwich Gaming Festival

DevelopHER Awards 2017

Keen to grow the East Anglian network, founder Vickie Allen held the third DevelopHER Awards in Cambridge this year. Hosted by the stunning Corn Exchange, there were pink and silver balloons hovering above every table and goody bags on every chair - the venue was ready for an amazing event. There were nearly 200 nominations [...]

By | 2017-11-30T22:01:55+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Magazine|Comments Off on DevelopHER Awards 2017

AI: Better for Business, Better for Employees?

Artificial intelligence is unashamedly a big deal - why else would Norfolk Developers’ Journal be running an AI special?! With annual global revenue predicted to grow from $643 million in 2016 to $36.8 billion in 2025, artificial intelligence represents the fastest growing sector in IT. Businesses have been quick to investigate the ways AI can [...]

By | 2017-11-06T21:36:16+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Magazine, The AI Edition|Comments Off on AI: Better for Business, Better for Employees?

3D Printing:  Opportunity or Risk?

It will come as a surprise to many that technology underpinning 3D printing (often known as “stereolithography” or “additive manufacturing”) has existed for over 30 years, first entering public consciousness when French inventor Alain Le Mehaute filed a patent to protect the stereolithography process in 1984. Whilst progress in the commercial development of 3D printing [...]

By | 2017-11-06T21:16:38+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Magazine, The AI Edition|Comments Off on 3D Printing:  Opportunity or Risk?

Meet The Community: Norfolk Developers

Norfolk Developers almost need no introduction. If you’re reading this magazine, you know who they are. Considering the group’s importance and influence in the region’s tech scene, they were an obvious choice to feature in our ‘Meet The Community’ feature. We spoke to founder Paul Grenyer about nor(DEV): about his favourite moment of past meet-ups [...]

By | 2017-11-06T21:10:29+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Magazine, The AI Edition|Comments Off on Meet The Community: Norfolk Developers

Building A Successful Chatbot

First things first, what exactly is a chatbot?  A quick Google will give you lots of different answers to this simple question. I have attempted my own definition with the caveat that this fledgling technology is constantly evolving so this may well be out of date by the time you read it. Here goes: > [...]

By | 2017-11-06T21:03:28+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Magazine, The AI Edition|Comments Off on Building A Successful Chatbot