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Byte Club, TotallyWitchy, Fandom

Since it hit our screens on BBC Iplayer, we couldn’t wait to see how Good Trouble presents a Latina woman working in the tech industry- especially following our ‘Women in Design’ webinars. …


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Magazineluiza, Corado, Paula Arend Laier

As the world becomes more digitally advanced, the past century has revealed that SmartPhones can help us in pretty much every situation. By owning a SmartPhone it is no longer necessary to bring out credit cards, cameras, pocket mirrors, maps, watches and much more as our mobiles can do everything for us. And now through UX Design, our SmartPhones can help ensure safety for users in dangerous situations.

For centuries women in particular have feared walking home alone, and due to the global pandemic’s lockdown enforcement, the numbers of domestic abuse victims have increased horrifically. However, while our SmartPhones don’t have the power to defeat violent predators, certain apps and features can help victims get in contact with the police, secure their safety, and decrease anxieties of walking the streets alone. …


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Digital Influx

During the pandemic, while parents everywhere have taken to home-schooling, EdTech platforms have surged. Whether it be academic apps like Quizlet or academic websites, there is now a wide variety of EdTech platforms which educate school pupils in differing ways. Educational Technology (often dubbed EdTech) is perfect for remote learning as it can be used both at home and in school, and what’s more is that kids love it. To add to the ever-growing list of educational, technology-based platforms, Digital Influx are launching EdTech course, Digital Influx Academy.

With the future of today’s youths looking as though it will be technology-centred, EdTech alongside Kiran Bir Sethi’s Design Thinking, aims to help educate and prepare kids for tech-based careers; a goal which we at Digital Influx hope to achieve with Digital Influx Academy. It is almost inevitable that a high percentage of today’s primary school children will obtain careers which don’t even exist today, and over 800m jobs will be lost worldwide by 2030 due to a world of robotics. A goal we aim to achieve at Digital Influx is to prepare kids for acquiring tech-based jobs once they’ve graduated. Our mantra is to bridge the gap between education and employment. …

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