Was my Computer Science degree really worth it?

In May 2021, I finally got to the end of my BSc Computer Science degree that I studied at the Manchester Metropolitan University. I thought it would be a good time to reflect on my experiences as a student, weighing up the pros and cons of undertaking this degree.

Google BGN Hackathon 2021 – Review

Google’s Black Googler Network hackathon welcomed 70+ students from countries across the world to build an application in under 48 hours. Here’s what some of our students had to say about their experience…

The CS Student Guide: The advice I Wish I Had

I finished University in Lockdown. As you can imagine it was a very underwhelming end to the three years of hard grind and struggle. I made my way through University, learning as I went along wishing there had been a guide to make it easier. Helping and supporting CS students is a goal of mine, so I have decided to write this, hoping it reaches someone that needs it.

So You Want to Get Into Cybersecurity This Year? Here’s What You Should Learn.

Originally published on: https://medium.com/codestory/so-you-want-to-get-into-cybersecurity-this-year-heres-what-you-should-learn-75cddc19aa1c Photo by Ibrahim Boran on Unsplash As we welcome the New Year with a 3rd national lockdown in the UK, it, unfortunately, means some of us have had to cross off going to the gym as part of our new year’s resolutions. For those who may be interested in adding cybersecurity as a replacement, […]

My Experience as a Software Engineering Intern @ Google

Background Hi, my name is Tomiwa, a final year Computer Science student at the University of East Anglia. During the years I’ve been at uni, my interest in coding has grown rapidly and as a result, I decided to undertake a placement year beginning in the summer of 2019 at IBM. The Software Development placement […]

Celebrating the Black-British Talent of #100DaysofDesign.

Even in the midst of a pandemic, we here at Xuntos have spotted a lot of talent and creativity on the timeline. UX Designer and CLAMP founder @Mabin2 created an inspiring challenge for creators – #100DaysofDesign! We were constantly blown away by the problems that the designs solved. I’m going to force myself to do […]

How I Built the Dateflix App?

Creating Dateflix was something that I always wanted to do. I remember sitting in my uni room with a bowl of Indomie (instant noodles) and my laptop planning – jotting down notes, creating wireframes, writing code to produce some sort of prototype.

How I Got Into Data Science and Business Intelligence

My name is Joshua and in this blog, I’ll be sharing my experience about my tech journey so far, in particular my experience within Data Science/Analysis + Business Intelligence. I will be providing some tips on how university students, recent graduates and young professionals can get started in these fields. My journey into the tech […]

My Journey into Tech and Working with Startups

One of the questions I mostly get asked is “How do you build apps and what do I need to know before I can build one too?” or “I would like to get into programming, where do I start?”. I’d like to address these questions from my perspective and experience. First of all, I am […]

How to build a Touch Screen Magic Mirror

One great aspect of Engineering is the ability to innovate and create your own products. It goes with the saying, “what you put your mind to, you could build.” Motivation Using a Raspberry Pi is a great skill to learn. In a world where microcomputer applications are becoming more prominent, these silent machines that help […]