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Data talk: Recapping the London Tech Leaders panel
July 13, 2022

Data talk: Recapping the London Tech Leaders panel

Director of Engineering (Data), Jessica, was invited to join the London Tech Leaders panel made up of business and technology leaders to discuss 'all things data.' Read all about her thoughts on topics like data privacy, decision-making and more.
LGBTQ+ tech icons who inspire and pave the way for others
June 30, 2022

LGBTQ+ tech icons who inspire and pave the way for others

The tech industry we work in now, while still learning its ways, is one where an openly LGBTQ+ person such as Tim Cook or Peter Thiel can rise to the top of a huge international company. This wasn’t always the case, and in previous years, many LGBTQ+ people had to hide their true selves for fear of persecution or prosecution.
Your guide to exploratory testing
June 24, 2022

Your guide to exploratory testing

Karolina, our Senior Quality Engineer, recently discovered that she could add some serious value for her team in the area of exploratory testing. To help the team understand this method and its value, Karolina developed some training materials which she's been kind enough to share with us today in our latest blog!
Words matter: Using LGBTQ+ inclusive language at work
June 17, 2022

Words matter: Using LGBTQ+ inclusive language at work

When looking to foster a more inclusive work environment where people can be free to be themselves and thrive, we all need to make sure we’re contributing. This Pride Month, we’re placing a focus on LGBTQ+ inclusive language at work, and discussing why we all have a responsibility to appreciate it and use it correctly.
Why should engineers choose Berlin and blockchain?
May 27, 2022

Why should engineers choose Berlin and blockchain?

In 1962, famed British science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke published an essay containing his ‘three laws.’ The third and most famous of these states: any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Bio-inspired algorithms: Darwinism and artificial intelligence
May 19, 2022

Bio-inspired algorithms: Darwinism and artificial intelligence

As a definition of ‘intelligence’ in a computer programming context, AI can be a controversial topic. One of our Senior Software Engineers, Mariela, takes us through what the theory of evolution means for artificial intelligence as a tool for good.
Recap: Málaga’s first Belonging, Inclusion & Diversity Day
April 29, 2022

Recap: Málaga’s first Belonging, Inclusion & Diversity Day

When the BID committee was recently tasked with bringing more awareness to what they do and why they do it, it didn’t take the team long to suggest a way forward – the first ever BID Day in Málaga! We asked them to recap the day and give us the lowdown on all the insights.
Service mesh: A primer on Istio
April 22, 2022

Service mesh: A primer on Istio

Does the term 'distributed systems' give you chills? Do you feel like you’re flying without a cockpit when observing your production environment? Distributed systems are hard to tame, and having full visibility into what’s happening within them is no easy task. Let one of our DevOps Engineers, Antonio, talk you through it!
Meet the Players team with Engineering Manager, Carlos!
April 12, 2022

Meet the Players team with Engineering Manager, Carlos!

Go behind the scenes of our Players team with Engineering Manager and amazing-beard-owner: Carlos! Get a taste of life at The Workshop with Carlos and his team of software engineers who obsess over delivering the best ecosystem for our gaming platform, handling millions of active players with a substantial tech stack…
Making your product speak: The wonders of UX writing
March 11, 2022

Making your product speak: The wonders of UX writing

If writing is about fitting words together and designing is about solving problems for users, UX writing is about helping users accomplish their goals when they use a product by writing copy that will guide them as they interact with digital products.
Exciting news!
March 10, 2022

Exciting news!

We’re spreading our wings and opening new offices soon in Berlin, Germany and Reading, UK. Watch this space!
How can you spice up your retrospectives?
February 18, 2022

How can you spice up your retrospectives?

Is your team unengaged during retrospectives? Do you find yourselves setting unachievable aims and an avalanche of actions that never get done? Our Senior Quality Engineer Karolina Marcinowska offers some advice on how you can make your retros effective, engaging and even fun!