The first meeting has taken place of the Scottish Technology Ecosystem Review Advisory Board to implement the recommendations from the 2020 Logan Report.
Codeplay, the Edinburgh-based AI company has signed a deal with the US government to help build the next generation of supercomputers. Codeplay will work with the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, in partnership with the Argonne Leadership Computing Faculty. The new generation of computing will enable researchers... Continue Reading →
The Logan Report is a deep dive into the whole Scottish tech ecosystem (including games), looking at how Scotland could provide greater support for tech businesses and create a more digitally literate, entrepreneurial and collaborative society.
Codefirst: Girls is a free part-time course for female students, which runs on university campuses. The aim of the project is to address the gender imbalance within the tech sector and the fact that less than 10% of tech startup founders are female. The organisation is partnering with TechCube to bring the programme to Edinburgh... Continue Reading →
UPDATE: Photo Shoot takes place on the morning of Thursday 29th. Our good friends at Girl Geek Scotland are trying to show the world that women play an integral role in Scotland's technology industries - including games. In a recent photo shoot for the Financial Times, a group of entrepreneurs was photographed on the... Continue Reading →
While Microsoft's Xbox One reveal soaked up the headlines this week, another announcement from a games technology company could mean an awful lot more to Scotland's game development community (and it is a community). Unity is the development platform of choice for a growing number of studios, as it allows a game to be developed... Continue Reading →