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Profile image Coding course completed for jobseekers

The initiative aims to give unemployed islanders new skills that will make them stand out to potential employers.

Profile image Digital Jersey Hub to host island's first hackathon

The Digital Jersey Hub will play host to the first ever island-wide 'hackathon', which will start at 6pm on Friday 26 September and finish 40 hours later at 10am on Sunday 28 September. A hackathon typically lasts for several days, and involves a number of skilled attendees who engage in collaborative computer programming with a focus on testing software to its limits or tapping into their creativity to produce something new, such as a new web or mobile service that could benefit the...

Profile image Experts wanted to improve cyber security

Jersey's government is looking for experts to help it improve security on its computer system.

Local events

Profile image The Meeting of the Minds Unconference 2014

In line with Digital Jersey’s innovative vision, the format of an unconference contrasts with the constraints of a traditional conference; the agenda and content for the day is generated by the participants and everyone is encouraged to participate, ch...

Profile image Cryptocurrencies: changing the face of finance?

Cryptocurrencies have been a hot topic for Jersey during the last couple of months and this debate aims to provide an update on the latest developments happening in this area.We will be engaging with the finance sector to debate cryptocurrencies specif...

Profile image Jersey Hackathon 1.0

In partnership with Collaborate.je, TechTribes.je and Digital Jersey we're really excited to announce the first island wide, Jersey Hackathon.Spanning 40 hours, attendees will work against the clock, competing in teams to produce something innovative, ...

Talks by local speakers

Profile image Secure E-mail Workshop

Do you regularly send medical, legal, financial, personal or other confidential information by e-mail?Did you know that it's no more private than sending a post card through the mail?Join Tom Brossman (@tombrossman) and Rob Dudley (@robdudley) to learn how to secure your e-mail using PGP encryption and other good security practices.

Profile image Secure E-mail Workshop

Do you regularly send medical, legal, financial, personal or other confidential information by e-mail?Did you know that it's no more private than sending a post card through the mail?Join Tom Brossman (@tombrossman) and Rob Dudley (@robdudley) to learn how to secure your e-mail using PGP encryption and other good security practices.

Profile image Implementing the 10 steps to Cybersecurity

Businesses are faced with an ever increasing amount of legal and regulatory guidance around security, with, expectations being raised on a daily basis it is often difficult to get head of the game, or even just keep up.This seminar will review the UK Government's 10 steps to cybersecurity in a local context, demonstrating how to implement an effective, responsible cybersecurity baseline in your organisation- one that meets essential legal and regulatory expectations without the need for expensive and com...

Blog posts, etc

Profile image Why do I use Leanpub?

There's been some interesting discussion over the past fews days about Leanpub, both on Twitter and blogs. Jurgen Appelo posted Why I Don't Use Leanpub and Peter Armstrong responded. I think the biggest selling points of Leanpub as a publishing platform from an author's perspective may have been lost in the discussion. So, here's why my take on why I use Leanpub for Software Architecture for Developers. Some history I pitched my book idea to a number of traditional publishing companies in ...

Profile image Cannot

‘Cannot’. How many times have you heard it? How many times have you said it yourself? ‘This cannot be done’. ‘I cannot do it’. ‘This will never work’. ‘It did not work for X, why would it for me?’ ‘It’s not good for you!’ We hear it all the time. From the smallest ideas, events and thoughts in our individual lives to the largest, most audacious and crazy projects that can shape the life of millions. Warren Mauger and Philip Smi...

Profile image Coding course completed for jobseekers

The initiative aims to give unemployed islanders new skills that will make them stand out to potential employers.

Profile image Speaking in September

After a lovely summer (mostly) spent in Jersey, September is right around the corner and is shaping up to be a busy month. Here's a list of the events where you'll be able to find me. Agile on the Beach 2014 in Cornwall, England: A talk called Agility and the essence of software architecture. JDriven near Utrecht, The Netherlands: An evening session called Software architecture and the balance with agility. Foo Café in Malmö, Sweden (sponsored by Diversify): An evening sessi...

Profile image Jersey’s First Island-wide Hackathon at Digital Jersey Hub

Digital Jersey will be supporting the first Island-wide Hackathon, it will take place over a 40-hour period at the Digital Jersey Hub, with attendees invited to attend all, or part, of the event, starting Friday 26th September at 18:00, ending on Sunday 28th September.

Profile image Digital Jersey Hub to host island's first hackathon

The Digital Jersey Hub will play host to the first ever island-wide 'hackathon', which will start at 6pm on Friday 26 September and finish 40 hours later at 10am on Sunday 28 September. A hackathon typically lasts for several days, and involves a number of skilled attendees who engage in collaborative computer programming with a focus on testing software to its limits or tapping into their creativity to produce something new, such as a new web or mobile service that could benefit the...

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Profile image Microsoft declines USA court order to hand over 'offshore' customer email and sees global implications http://t.co/UIGQRvGctB

Profile image Coding at schools - this 10yr old sums it up. Let's hope the new curriculum helps inject the passion needed http://t.co/jkxJFo4NW1

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