Geektastic Launches Peer To Peer Software Developer Community To Improve Tech Recruitment

Hiring tech talent is hard. While 60% of UK companies have a skills gaps within their tech departments, the scarcity of good candidates, the war for talent in the industry and the automated code challenge platforms used by most companies Continue reading Geektastic Launches Peer To Peer Software Developer Community To Improve Tech Recruitment

Eavesdropper Flaw Leaks Millions Of Private Conversations

Rene Millman: Security researchers found that developers building applications using the Twilio Rest API or SDK platform have carelessly hard-coded credentials into these applications resulting a large-scale data exposure. Dubbed “Eavesdropper”, the flaw was discovered by security researchers at Appthority. Continue reading Eavesdropper Flaw Leaks Millions Of Private Conversations

Two-Thirds Of Teachers ‘Don’t Have The Skills Or Tools To Teach Coding’

[Codango: Is this really a fair assessment? I mean, who could not have predicted the findings? Of COURSE teachers do not feel they cannot effectively teach coding – to children, or at ALL. Because, well, they’re not coders! How many Continue reading Two-Thirds Of Teachers ‘Don’t Have The Skills Or Tools To Teach Coding’

Teachers Criticised Genius Codebreaker Alan Turing’s ‘Vague Ideas’ In School Report

[Codango: Isn’t this normal for visionaries and innovators?] Sky News: He went on become a famous wartime codebreaker but when Alan Turing was a child his teachers told him they wanted "sound knowledge rather than vague ideas" from the mathematician. Continue reading Teachers Criticised Genius Codebreaker Alan Turing’s ‘Vague Ideas’ In School Report

Personal Details Of Almost 700,000 Britons Hacked In Cyber-Attack

Guardian: Equifax has admitted that almost 700,000 UK consumers have had their personal details accessed following a cyber-attack, a figure far higher than previously thought. The information held by the American credit monitoring firm included partial credit card details, phone Continue reading Personal Details Of Almost 700,000 Britons Hacked In Cyber-Attack