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We Are Hiring For A Graduate Or Junior PHP Developer

We are looking for a great junior developer (or new graduate) to join us on our journey, and the search starts now. To paraphrase the undoubtedly apocryphal words of Sir Ernest Shackleton: What is Attendly? We are not building your average company here, so we don’t want an average developer. Attendly is an online event...


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We Are Hiring A Content Wrangler – Is That You?

We have been pumping out awesome sauce (you might know them as blog posts) for just over a year now, and it has reached the point where we need a bit more help. Our previous content wrangler has departed our shores and taken up a role with the fine folk at Buffer App. We ain’t...


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Stop complaining about the lack of women in tech

The gender debate has been going on for years across all walks of life, but recently there seems to have been an increase in focus on gender disparity in the tech and science industries. Yahoo’s appointing of Marissa Mayer as CEO, Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In movement and the rise of groups like Black Girls Cod...


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How we convinced Joanna Lord of SEOmoz to be an advisor

No-one knows everything that is required to build a successful company. It’s impossible. That’s why successful founders build a team of experts and advisors around them in order to fill the inevitable knowledge gaps. In the early days, Mark Zuckerberg had Peter Thiel and Sean Parker. Larry and Sergey brought in Eric Schmidt. For years,...


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New tech, new media, new excuses for not giving to the homeless.

Dr Wafflez gets a shock when his standard “I don’t have any change” excuse doesn’t work on this homeless man. Technology is changing, fast. You’d better think of a new excuse. And while you’re at it, delete your middle school email account with all the 69’s in it. You don’t want to have to defend...


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A second grader’s guide to being a cool person

What more could we want for in life than to be a cool person? Thankfully there’s a guide to help us get there, written by clear-headed 7-year-old Scarlett. It’s pretty hard to argue with the logic here. Image credit...


To achieve great things you must push past your fear. Just like Gavin Stevens, age 4.

Being brave is part of achieving big things. And we all know that kids are fairly unreserved about attempting stuff that would scare the pants off a lot of adults. Four-year-old Gavin Stevens is a perfect example. Gavin was born completely blind due to a retina condition called Leber’s Congenital Amaurosis (LCA), but is clearly full of...


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5 ways anyone can be an awesome human

I’ve met lots of awesome people in my life, but none of them were superheroes or robots. They were all very real, very ‘normal’ humans. And funnily enough, they usually didn’t mean to be awesome—they didn’t even realize they were, in fact. Their habits had just made them into people worth being around. These ar...


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The most amazing video on bullying you will ever see

When Shane Koyczan was a child, he was bullied. Lots of kids experience this as they move through the education system, and it can have a dramatic impact on their lives. In response to his own experience of being bullied as a child, Shane teamed up with a world class team of animators to produc...


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59 inspiring quotes to keep you going when startup life gets you down

Life at a startup isn’t all free pizza and ping pong. When things are tough and you’re struggling to stay motivated, these quotes will make for a good pick-me-up. Image credit Image credit Image credit Image credit Image credit Image credit Image credit Image credit Image credit Image credit Image credit Image credit Image credit...