The Big Picture – By Myles Pinkney
Dec31

The Big Picture – By Myles Pinkney

This year we’ve been privilaged to display photographs by the extremely talented photographer, Myles Pinkney, incliding the image above. To see more of his work visit www.mylespinkneyphotography.com

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Digitalk: Treat the Geek this Christmas
Dec19

Digitalk: Treat the Geek this Christmas

The geek is a curious creature… reclusive in nature, surfacing from its den only to acquire sustenance from the nearest source before scurrying back to the calming glow of the computer monitor. (Please read in your best David Attenborough impersonation.) Before you have a go, I am a massive geek and I’m never happier than when I’m in front of a computer screen. If I cant take the Mickey out of me who can!? Shopping for us creatures at...

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Aiming towards a net-zero Devon
Dec16

Aiming towards a net-zero Devon

By Peter Embling The Devon Youth Parliament drew together a Devon Youth Climate Forum of climate experts, plus over a hundred of Devon’s students, to discuss how best to reduce carbon emissions in the county. It was all part of contributing to the goals of the Devon Carbon Plan, ‘a Net-Zero Task Force … which will use its specialist knowledge and experience to produce an evidence-led Devon Carbon Plan. This will consider the earliest,...

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Is vaping unhealthy? Of course it is!
Dec01

Is vaping unhealthy? Of course it is!

Vaping, e-cigarettes and pens have been hitting the news a lot recently. Every day we learn more and more about the risks and perils of vaping and I wanted to take the opportunity to put this into perspective. At no point am I going to defend or recommend vaping. It is undoubtably a harmful, addictive and destructive habit that you should never consider picking up unless you use it for its original intended purpose which is to ween...

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DIGITALK: Political influence creeping into tech and entertainment
Nov22

DIGITALK: Political influence creeping into tech and entertainment

There has been a lot of international controversy recently involving the political influence of countries on technology and gaming companies – in particular, China. You may be wondering how this affects us out here on the moor, half the world away or more, in a seemingly uninvolved country. How many items do you own stamped with “Made in China”? Your computer? Your phone? Your TV? I’m willing to wager that the majority of us...

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