Technology vs. Tradition: Evolution of the Music Industry

The development of technology has long-since been a hot topic of debate within the majority of industries over the last half a century. Many people are of the persuasion that any technological advancement which moves an industry forward should be welcomed as a healthy improvement, whereas others seem to cherish the authenticity of certain industries and will do anything to prevent it being tarnished. The music industry is no exception to this overwhelming trend. As if contemporary music doesn’t give fans enough to debate about, people are now pondering how music should be consumed, how much access we should have…

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How to turn your media degree into a media job

Getting on the right track!Did your parents warn you against taking a media degree? Bet they said you’d never get a proper job. They might have had a point. You’re one of thousands of students taking a media degree every year. At the end of it you want a job in the creative industries because that’s what you love and that’s what you’re good at, but it’s not going to be easy.You need to make your work stand out from the crowd and your lecturers have probably told you that what makes the difference between “meh” and “wow” is often…

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Working life in a software company

It’s the industry with some of the most extravagant success stories and extraordinary characters, but what’s life really like working for a software company? UK based tech company Scott Logic has published a series of employee stories detailing life behind the code, and it gives great insight for graduates who want to work in software development. The stories come from Lead Developers, Graduate Developers, Test Engineers, Senior Developers and even the Head of Development – offering students a real insight into each rung on the ladder of a software company. If you’ve ever been interested in a career in software…

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