Month: February 2018

System Architecture – Designing A Data Security App Which Speaks To A Number of APIs

System Architecture – Designing A Data Security App Which Speaks To A Number of APIs

I recently took part in the London Business Schools Hackathon, HackLBS. A weekend event, ran by London Business School with the premise of creating products to solve future needs. We organised into teams and spent the time designing a product and action plan for starting a company. My team decided to create a tool which shows users a map of their online presence. A credit check for your online information. The idea behind this is to give people access to some of the information  companies (especially those advertising to them) have on them. My team won, which meant we took home the prize money of…

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How to set up a virtual machine on your mac

How to set up a virtual machine on your mac

A virtual machine is essentially a new machine on your current one. A new environment (area(in memory)) which is separate to your current. Why would one do this you ask? Simplezz, to create a windows operating system on a mac computer. This would mean you no longer use an IOS environment but have what is basically a windows computer on your mac. To set this up your computer will allocate processing power and memory away from your current operating system (what currently looks like your whole machine) and gives it to a new one (what looks like a windows machine). Why did…

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