Posts byIain Broome

Sumo Digital launch Riverside Games Night

New event for South Yorkshire's game lovers, developers, publishers and students.

Sumo Digital are launching Riverside Game Night at Bungalow’s and Bears on Thursday 28 September, starting at 7pm. As one of Sheffield’s leading digital lights, it’s fantastic to see Sumo hosting an event like this to bring South Yorkshire’s gamers, game developers, publishers and students together in one place. With Sumo being a company member
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Inspiring young women into STEM careers

Stemettes bring #MonsterConfidence tour to Sheffield and are looking for volunteers.

In partnership with Monster.co.uk, Stemettes are coming to Sheffield to run a day of talks and workshops. The aim is to inspire young women aged 15–22 to pursue a career in STEM and provide an opportunity for them to meet women who already work in STEM industries. The event takes place on 27 October, 9am–4pm,
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Episode 3: Chris Bryant – mental calculation world champion

Our interview with Chris, plus Sheffield's maker spaces and the recent trip to Factory 2050.

Download the mp3 file Subscribe in iTunes Subscribe to the RSS feed In this episode, we interview Sheffield’s Chris Bryant, who recently defended his mental calculation world title. It’s amazing to hear him talk through the experience and some of the techniques involved with calculating with such huge numbers. Chris also talks about his Asperger’s
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How to manage your Sheffield Digital membership

Edit your profile, change billing details and renew your subscription.

We launched Sheffield Digital membership in 2016. We receive no public money, which means our members support our work to connect, promote and represent Sheffield’s digital businesses. By subscribing to Sheffield Digital, individuals and companies are helping the organisation stay independent and become sustainable. You can learn all about Sheffield Digital membership here. No matter
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Episode 2: Mark Gannon and working with Sheffield City Council

Hear all about our new partnership with Sheffield City Council.

Download the mp3 file Subscribe in iTunes Subscribe to the RSS feed The second episode of the Sheffield Digital Podcast is here and this time we’re joined by a very special guest in Mark Gannon, Sheffield City Council’s new CIO. Having recently announced our partnership with the Council, this is a great opportunity for you
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Our Slack code of conduct

Read our Slack community's member guide and code of conduct.

This week, the Sheffield Digital Slack team hit a new milestone with our 700th member. Our community on Slack is for people who work or have an interest in the city’s tech and digital sector. It’s a place for communicating, organising and talking shop with like-minded folk. We’ve always had a loose set of guidelines
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Episode 1: The story so far

Listen to the first episode of the Sheffield Digital podcast.

Download the mp3 file Subscribe in iTunes Subscribe to the RSS feed Today we publish the first ever episode of the Sheffield Digital Podcast. It’s a new venture for us and something we’ve talked about doing for quite some time. We think it’s going to be a fantastic way for us to share news and
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Tech North Summer Showcase follow up

Read the full transcript of our talk from the Summer Showcase event in July.

Last week saw Tech North bring their Summer Showcase events to Sheffield. The aim was for the team at Tech North to share what they are up to and what they have planned for the future. But it was also a chance for people in Sheffield’s tech and digital sector to meet up and learn
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FrontEndNorth returns to Sheffield

Tickets are on sale now and sponsorship slots are available.

FrontEndNorth is coming back to Sheffield City Hall on 19 January 2018. Last year saw 200 people attend the conference and it went down so well that Make Do, the organisers, are making it a bi-annual event. If you are a front end developer, interested in web design or just want to get up to
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Ideas Bazaar 2017 call for collaborators

Collaborate with an academic partner for a chance to showcase your work at Festival of the Mind 2018.

The University of Sheffield’s Ideas Bazaar 2017 takes place on Wednesday 13 September. The idea is to pair academics with people from the creative sector, including those who work in digital and tech. These collaborations produce research projects that may go on to be showcased at the Festival of the Mind 2018. Ready to bring
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Creative Sheffield Digital Space Survey

Creative Sheffield want to better understand issues around digital workspaces in Sheffield.

Another survey, but we think that this is really important. It’s from Creative Sheffield, who want to understand the demand and supply around suitable workspaces for digital businesses in Sheffield. It will take you 10–15 minutes to complete. Addressing the feedback We’ve been speaking to Creative Sheffield about this issue for a while. The feedback
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Paper – a year in Sheffield

Paper's Mark Goddard reflects on their first year of doing business in the city.

It’s been a year since we launched Paper! This has given us a short pause to look back and reflect. There are a lot of people we need to thank and they all have one thing in common – Sheffield. Embracing the network Being a Sheffield-based business has been a massive enabler, when we originally
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Bringing Sheffield’s digital and manufacturing sectors together

Our new partnership with the AMRC and why we think it's great for Sheffield's digital businesses.

Last week, the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) became our latest regional partner. We’ll be working over the coming months to create opportunities for Sheffield’s digital and manufacturing companies to meet up, share what they know and collaborate. We think this is a great opportunity for us in the digital sector. You
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