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Ford is now using virtual reality to design new vehicles Virtual reality is being used in new car designs
Motor vehicle design has been the source of great intrigue and enthusiasm since we first advanced from using the horse-drawn carriage. It’s a type of precision engineering that informs both style and performance; where every minor detail is felt in the ride of the car, from gear changes to steering sensitivity. Design and manufacturing has...
DevOps: The new role changing the world of computing technology-785742_1920.jpg
The world of computer development is a constantly changing platform, and the latest buzzword doing the rounds in the technology sector is DevOps. Integrating the two primary operations of a software company Development and Operations, DevOps is pointing a company more toward automation thus increasing its productivity and output. The IT industry offers many job...
Five reasons to consider a job in tech Technology, employment, career, Jamie Mercer, Kettle Mag
The world is changing and so are the career opportunities available to us. Up to 30% of existing roles will become automated within the next 15 years, says a report by the consultancy firm PwC. This leaves the workforce facing a real dilemma – stay where you are, or swap career paths?  A role in...
The history of the Java programming language computer, programming, Java, technology, Jamie Mercer, Kettle Mag
Unless you have been living under a rock, you will surely have heard of the Java programming language. As Java turns 22 years old this week, we take a quick look back through the history of the language to see just how far it has come. It started in 1990 when, frustrated with C and...
Why are there so few women in tech jobs? women, technology, jobs, employment, Jamie Mercer, Kettle Mag
In the UK, women make up 50.7% of the general population. They also achieve 5 or more A* to C or GCSE or equivalent grades more than men (63.6% female compared to 54.3% male). The percentage of all first degree graduates who identify as women is also in their favour at 57%. Yet, despite all...