Invention Category

The Invention of the Car in Modern Society

In this day and age it is almost inconceivable to imagine a world without “the car” or other motorised transport. It is hard to believe that the car was only invented in the late 1880’s and even harder to accept that motorised transport has only been common place for the last 80 years. During this […]

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iOSDEVUK Review 2016

IOSDEVUK is over for another year; our annual pilgrimage to Aberystwyth always end in a sad train journey home – all the better for the knowledge we’ve gained throughout the week. As is tradition, here is my round up of the week and my very best bits! Running A/B tests on your app using Firebase […]

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Working on the move

In recent years its become much easier for people to work on the move no matter what their location. This was brought home to me when I was in Dublin recently and I received a text message from a client. With relative ease I was able to connect to a wifi network, logon to his […]

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Traveling with Tech

This weekend I’m visiting Dublin – a city that I’ve never been to before. I thought it would be interesting to take a look at the technology that I’ve used to get me here and how I’ve relied on technology to enhance my visit. My journey to Dublin actually started when I booked my flights. […]

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APP REVIEW: Chirp

Chirp is a brand new app, developed by University College London (UCL) explores the concept of using sound to transmit data between phones. In many ways it seems ludicrous that this is such a new innovation given that humans have been communicating via sound for millenia. Chirp works by associating a short high pitched noise […]

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Automation

Bill Gates Once Said The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency. Over recent years automation has become a feature of day to day life and our lives […]

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Re-Revolution

So this is the first blog post of the all new, revolutionised, WestgarthsWeb. I’ve attempted blogging a number of times in the past and have failed miserably predominantly because i’ve never given the blog a focus. I’ve simply dipped in and out of whatever I might be vaguely interested in at the time. Well this […]

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