Triathlon of tech

My triathlon of tech

Not content with mountain biking – the pastime of choice for the modern middle-aged man – I’ve signed up to a triathlon. This was done in a fit of excitement…

kate and kieren

Say hello to Kate & Kieren!

We’re really pleased to announce two new starters in our Sheffield office: Kate Murray and Kieren Bennett. Both of the K’s have joined us interns after recently graduating from the…

office soundtrack

What’s your office soundtrack?

When you’re busy – up against deadlines, under the kosh – there’s nothing better than sticking on your headphones and letting your tunes smooth your day. But what music make your work…

snow globe

The amazing immersive snow globe!

Explore Our Snow Globe We’ve created an immersive winter wonderland! Click to enter and discover some tech gift inspiration and meet the Techdept team (each dressed as a Christmas character)!…

rail network

Latest work – a new rail network

In the run up to the launch of Train Simulator 2014 (launched last week on 26th September), RailSimulator.com asked us to help them create a new community website to replace…

open business

Are You ‘Open’ For Business?

The last two years have seen an explosion of books, articles and talks about ‘social business’. There are currently 108,250 social business books on amazon.co.uk and when IBM have written a book…

we are nine

We are nine!

Crack open the bubbly…on 1st of June we turned 9…which is nearly 10! So we will be having a party (watch this space for photos) but only as a warm up…

pomodoro technique

Pomodoro Technique

Phones, email, instant messaging, text messages, RSS feeds, Twitter, Facebook… The next time I feel like I’m getting distracted, I will try out this Pomodoro Technique. There are plenty of…

kpcb internet trends

2013 Internet Trends from KPCB

The latest edition of the annual Internet Trends report was released yesterday and we have been having a flick through in the office. The report, by Mary Meeker (partner at…

history of the personal computer

My history with the Personal Computer

This was the first PC I ever got my hands on, it’s a BBC Micro. The primary school I attended had one of these to share between about 400 pupils….

children programming

Why I will not be teaching my children to program

It seems that many people are suggesting we should all learn to program computers and that all children should be taught programming at school. I guess people see computers and subsequently programming…