Wednesday 8 May, 2013
A young man from Swinton, who wants to get more young people cooking from
scratch, has won the support of ex-Corrie star Sean Wilson.
Working with Fixers, the national movement of young people ‘fixing’ the
future, Nathan Ward wants to show young people that cooking from scratch
isn’t a chore – it can be fun and beneficial.
Nathan, 18, from Kilnhurst, near Swinton, was taught to cook from a young age
by his mum and grandmother.
“It was always about the enjoyment and it was always fun,” he says. “I
feel comfortable and relaxed when I cook - it feels like second nature to me.
“I don’t think enough people my age cook. A lot of them resort to going
to a supermarket and grabbing something quick, or go to fast food chains.
“When you cook yourself you know exactly what is in your food. I think
it’s important that more people are aware of the nutritional value ... (more)
Thursday 16 May, 2013
Fired up by issues like cyber bullying, unemployment or homelessness? Or is
it eating disorders or legal highs that you really want to shout about?
Whatever the subject, if you’re aged 16 to 25, Fixers can help you make
your voice heard.
Young people across South Wales, are being invited to join the movement of
young people ‘fixing’ the future.
Fixers is recruiting 20,000 young people over the next three years to tackle
the issues they feel strongly about.
The award-winning project – backed the Big Lottery Fund - has already
supported over 7,400 young people to ... (more)
Monday 3 June, 2013
A Harrogate Fixer is warning other teenagers about the dangers of following
the trend of posting provocative pictures of themselves online.
Jade Weatherill, 17, has seen the negative impact other young people have
suffered as a consequence of seeking internet ‘fame’ in this way.
Now working with Fixers, the national movement of young people ‘fixing’
the future, Jade is leading a group which is producing a viral advert to get
their message across.
Aimed at urging 13 to 17-year-olds not to fall victim to the fad, the viral
advert will be posted on social media websi... (more)
Friday 14 June, 2013
Urban Cloud is an innovative social network that unites people on a platform
designed to promote collaboration. We have focused on five key areas of
Innovative Design – Urban Cloud is the world’s first social media
platform that seamlessly unites social networking and marketing.
Native Advertising – Urban Cloud uses a proprietary algorithm called STAC
(Space, Time, Active, Content) to blend advertising into a user’s social
Validation – Urban Cloud is able to weed out unverified and fake/spam user
accounts, allowing for an enhanced social m... (more)
Wednesday 24 July, 2013
Companies using Android mobile devices can now safeguard their assets and IT
infrastructure by using drozer, the new Android security testing framework,
to run full security assessments.
Previously known as Mercury, drozer allows for dynamic analysis of
applications running on Android devices. The tool now has a new set of
features that include the ability to compromise Android devices through
publicly available exploits. These features are designed to help an
organisation understand how a technical vulnerability on a mobile device can
become a real threat... (more)