Training and Education Article Archive

  • Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE was the youngest girl ever to pass an A-level in computing and later graduated with a masters in mathematics and computer science from Oxford, aged 20.
  • Lifelong learning is central to professionalism in every industry, especially in the IT industry where it is so important for everyone to maintain their skills with technology continually evolving.
  • Peter Hilton explores the relationship between beautiful type and beautiful code and reveals that the need to make programs look pleasant isn’t a new idea.
  • A new BCS report says that inspiring, educating and empowering children to launch careers in IT will allow them to enjoy successful lives and provide industry with the skills it needs to prosper.
  • Dr. Martin Wheatman introduces Enguage, a language interpreter with the ability to program purely through speech.
  • Luis Muñoz-González and Emil C. Lupu, from Imperial College London, explore the vulnerabilities of machine learning algorithms.
  • Alex Bardell and members of the BCS Green IT Specialist Group explore and explain the sustainable technologies that will make tomorrow’s smart cities pleasant places to live.
  • Chris Yapp FBCS reflects on the uneven history of artificial intelligence, and looks ahead with ever-hopeful eyes.
  • Grant Powell spoke to Dr Sue Black about her career to date and the exciting Techmums initiative that’s encouraging more women to forge their own successful careers in tech.
  • Paul Jagger FBCS, Business Area Manager for IBM Learning Development (Europe), makes the argument that accessibility in learning shouldn’t be viewed as a compliance activity, rather it should be embraced as a means of ensuring good design.