Tag : technology

Benevolent suspicion: The digital privacy debate

4 years ago / 0 comments

Imagine your normal morning routine: You wake up, turn on the TV or stream some music whilst you get something to eat; you text some friends, perhaps even make a phone call; you quickly browse the internet for the latest news whilst messaging friends via Facebook. It all seems fairly … Read More

Cracking the Code: An Interview with Alice Bentinck

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Gryphon speaks to Alice Bentinck, founder of Code First: Girls, on why so few women work in technology. I first heard of Alice Bentinck when I picked up a copy of Tech City News, a magazine about the London tech scene, in a fiendishly overpriced cafe in Oslo. Homesick, … Read More

Features | Facebook – Yay or Nay?

5 years ago / 0 comments

Whether you love or loathe it, you probably have Facebook. Though connecting millions of people and a tool for activism, it’s often a platform for vanity and hate. Does it make our lives better or worse?   Yay Facebook, a mystical land of narcissists, selfies and pointless status updates – … Read More

Features | Selfies – Yay or Nay?

5 years ago / 0 comments

Selfies are a product of our generation, bred from the rise of the iPhone. But do they represent something more; the redefining of self image?   Yay As we grow up we’re bombarded with oppressive and contradictory beauty ideals about what to wear, how to look and how to present … Read More

Blogs | What Do Video Games Mean In 2013?

5 years ago / 0 comments

‘Video games’ – surely popular enough now that one understands what is meant by the term? Certainly, the words will conjure an image in the minds in this current generation of the student population; A living room of lads gathered around a game of FIFA or COD on the TV, … Read More

An iPad's for life, not just for Business

6 years ago / 0 comments

Ever got caught out checking Facebook in lectures? Well students on one course are being told they must to have iPads to do their degree. The International Business course has become the first in the UK to introduce compulsory iPads. Programme Director Nicolas Forsans told Leeds Student that while he … Read More