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The Skills Gap in the Manufacturing Industry

This is our final blog in the introductory series on manufacturing in the UK. We have covered the successes from times gone by and the revolutions that are happening right now, but it is also important to look at how the industry can prepare for the future. If the resurgence of the industry is to continue it

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Current Trends – Revolutionary Inventions of Today

In the previous blog in this manufacturing series we went through the top 10 British inventions, as voted for by the public. Now, we would like to take a step out of the past and see what is happening currently. What are the innovations that will come to define this period to the future generations?

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The Top 10 British Inventions

As part of our manufacturing series of blogs, we would like to commemorate the key role that Britain played in creating significant inventions, such as the telephone, the TV and the jet engine. Magma Digital feel this is important, as tellingly, little over half of UK consumers know that the jet engine is a British

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International Women’s Day – Celebrating the Achievements of Women

With International Women’s Day approaching tomorrow, Magma want to join in the global celebrations and recognise the importance of the day. Since the early 1900’s when women began fighting for shorter hours, better pay and voting rights, International Women’s Day has been a reminder of the achievements women have made in pushing for equality. Significant

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Magma Digital Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week 2014

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is now upon us and we want to help celebrate it and highlight its importance. Key aims for the week include increasing awareness, understanding and demand for Apprenticeships while celebrating existing Apprenticeship talent, skills, achievements and successes. It is becoming apparent that the objective regarding awareness and understanding is of critical

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PHPNW08: Post PHP conference blast

On Saturday 22nd November I was in Manchester at Manchester Central (formerly GMex) for the first UK PHP conference outside of London: PHPNW08. The conference started as an idea back in February this year and went from concept to reality over the summer months as the PHP North West (PHPNW) user group was formed and

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Solution Perspective Media Supports PHP North West Conference 2008

Solution Perspective Media is proud to announce that it is supporting the first annual PHP Conference in the North West, phpnw08 on 22nd November 2008. phpnw08 is a one day conference for developers, designers, managers and anyone else with an interest in the PHP programming language. The conference will have a range of well known

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Traffic alerts via Twitter mashup with optional SMS

As a recent fan of twitter (you can follow me if you like) as a short (read text message length) form of blogging, I was quite interested to spot a blog post from Andy Davies about using twitter to mashup with traffic data feeds. I used his technique, though in a simpler format e.g. I

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phplondon08: Conference approaches

I’m now looking forward to the 3rd annual UK PHP conference this Friday. I went to the conference the first year it ran and it was good to truly geek about the language, I couldn’t make last year as I was on my way back from Australia (was actually between Syndey and Dubai at the

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