Jade Parkinson-Hill

173 Flips | 27 Magazines | 1 Like | 6 Following | 4 Followers | @jadeph | Director of Enterprise - The Studio - Liverpool

This Week in Community: Invent! Anything! With! Mitch! Resnick!

<b>What a week ! Our first community call was out of this world fun, while in the forums the Basics crew took it home by posting nearly 50 …

Makerspaces

3 “Lean Startup” Hacks to Build a Billion-Dollar Company

Share<p><i>This post was originally published by</i> <i>HootSuite CEO Ryan Holmes on the LinkedIn Influencer blog.</i> <i>Follow Ryan on LinkedIn:</i><p>Say you want to start a …

Startups

Haier reveals wearable range for kids, senior citizens and even pets

On the cusp of MWC 2015, the Chinese manufacturer shows off connected watches for children, the elderly and, of course, the family pet.<p>On the cusp of Mobile World Congress 2015, Haier -- best known for its home appliances -- has unveiled a new product line of connected watches and even a pet collar.<p>…

Pets

See Liverpool As We Do: Our New Quarterly Culture Diary

<b>Out now: our</b> <b>indispensable new pocket-guide to Liverpool’s best arts, design, film and music events…</b><p>We love art guides. Visiting Glasgow, Sheffield …

England

Code, Create and Animate!

Code Club and Into Film have teamed up to create a fantastic new coding resource, Code, Create and Animate. Designed to help you make use of the …

Raspberry Pi 2 Review: A $35 Computer Can Do a Heck of a Lot

An open-source computer that encourages you to look inside<p>Our computers have become too easy to use.<p>Right out of the box, they’re ready to go. No installing operating systems, no typing into a command-line prompt like in the old days. We don’t even have to hit save anymore.<p>Most weeks, I’m the first …

Raspberry Pi

Snapchat values itself at $19bn

App manufacturer hopes to raise $500m in venture capital investment in deal that would make founder Evan Spiegel’s stake worth $2.85bn<p>Snapchat is attempting to raise fresh funds that would value the less than four-year-old company at up to $19bn, according to Bloomberg. The Los Angeles-based …

Venture Capital

The 10 Best Gadgets And Gizmos We Saw At Toy Fair 2015

Kids these days have it really good<p>Every year, the North American International Toy Fair hosts more than a thousand toy makers, distributors, and major retailers in New York City. And that makes for a super fun weekend.<p>The staff of <i>Popular Science</i> have scoured the 2015 Toy Fair showroom over the …

Kids

Picademy 5 Picamera Intro Workshop

Raspberry Pi

Why Mobile Video Advertising Is Set To Explode

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Yoni Argaman is the vice president of marketing and business strategy at Inneractive.</i><p>Mobile video has been growing steadily for years but it is now close to justifying the hype that it generated throughout the years. Mobile video ad spend in the U.S. more than doubled from 2013 ($720 …

Latest Updates

News story<p>3/05/2018<p>The winners of the Anne Tyrrell Student Design Award received their awards from Peter Tyrrell and Betty Jackson at a presentation …

Television Industry

Apple reportedly gearing up to challenge Tesla with an electric minivan

According to new reports, Apple may be entering the electric car market with…a minivan.<p>The Wall Street Journal wrote today that the company has …

Inside the UK's first gaming school

A school where kids make video games: we used to get the cane for even <i>imagining</i> that when I were a lad. That's why when "the UK's first gaming …

Leonardo Da Vinci

New Bird skatepark at the @Baltic_Triangle doesn't half have some lovely colours & #typography sometimes

Creative England’s GamesLab and Ukie partner to offer FREE training workshops | Creative England

Creative England has joined forces with Ukie, the trade body that aims to support, grow and promote the UK’s games and interactive entertainment …

Gaming Industry

YouTube is 10 years old, but what will it look like in 2025?

Predictions for the future of Google’s online video service, from sports rights and games to co-viewing and voice recognition<p>YouTube’s first video may have been uploaded on 23 April 2005, but the website’s domain name was registered on 14 February. Hence the 10th birthday milestone this past …

Advertising

Delivering pizza, making films ... now safety fears grow over use of drones

As companies scramble to discover new uses for small unmanned aircraft, critics fear changes to laws will ignore privacy issues<p>From monitoring vineyards so they are well watered, to filming sequences for blockbusters such as the Harry Potter films, the use of drones is now widespread. Almost 500 UK …

Unmanned Aircraft

Indiegogo vs. Kickstarter

Indiegogo and Kickstarter are two of the largest rewards-based crowdfunding platforms. They allow eligible creators to raise money for projects in a …

Apple Watch update: will you be wearing one soon?

With the first models due in April, the most eagerly awaited product since the iPad is predicted to sell in the millions<p>“Development for Apple Watch is right on schedule, and we expect to begin shipping in April,” Apple chief executive Tim Cook told analysts in a recent financial earnings call.<p>The …

Smartwatches

REVIEW: 'Start Up Kids' Explores The Talents And Determination Of Those Young Entrepeneurs Taking Over The World

What is an entrepeneur?<p>Well, according to one of the self-assured characters in intimate PBS documentary 'Start Up Kids', it's "a person who dares to …

MIT Technology Review

MIT Technology Review, Cambridge, MA. 1,381,026 likes · 34,626 talking about this. Join us in leading the conversation about technologies that …

How indie game developers can adapt for Facebook

Colin Creitz, an engineering manager at Facebook, knows the ins and outs of putting indie game entertainment software on Facebook.<p>As a former indie …

Internet of all the things: Tiny sensors track easily misplaced objects

The Find My Phone feature for the iPhone is a godsend for those prone to losing their mobile device, but non-web connected items like wallets and …

4 lessons in creativity

Radio host Julie Burstein talks with creative people for a living -- and shares four lessons about how to create in the face of challenge, self-doubt …

Twitter CEO: We suck at dealing with trolls and abuse

Leaked memo reveals Dick Costolo is ‘frankly ashamed’ of Twitter’s failures and promises to take personal responsibility for fixing it<p>Twitter’s chief executive has acknowledged that the company “sucks at dealing with abuse and trolls on the platform, and we’ve sucked at it for years”, in a leaked …

Social Media

5 questions every CIO should ask about the Internet of Things

Like cloud and big data, Internet of Things, or IoT, is one of those terms you can't get away from, and it covers a lot of different technologies and …