Tanya Weaver

Modern icon

Posted by - June 12, 2019
Step back in time to the 1960s with David Brown Automotive, where the styling may be retro and traditional craft skills still in use, but where engineering and technology are…
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Driving Force

Posted by - November 19, 2018
At a technology centre located in the UK's Motorsport Valley, work is underway on the world's first driverless electric race car. Tanya Weaver visits Banbury-based Roborace to learn more about…
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Toy story

Posted by - September 10, 2018
From humble beginnings creating handcrafted wooden jigsaw puzzles back in 1985, Bigjigs Toys has grown into a brand that still has sustainability very much at its heart. Tanya Weaver discovers…
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Stage Presence

Posted by - July 24, 2018
Vox is a musical equipment manufacturer that scored a massive hit in the 1960s with its guitar amplifiers, used by bands including The Beatles. Tanya Weaver visits the company's Milton…
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Good vibes

Posted by - June 22, 2018
Sex toys are starting to shed their stigma and buying one no longer involves a trip to a seedy adult store down a grim alley, thanks to companies like Crave.…
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Role model

Posted by - May 31, 2018
Danielle Applestone is a trailblazer for women in tech. As the CEO of Bantam Tools (formerly Other Machine), she successfully co-founded a start-up that set out in San Francisco in…
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Child’s play

Posted by - May 30, 2018
Following the success of the Kano Computer Kit in 2014, Tanya Weaver talks to the design team behind the development of Kano's three new coding kits that aim to get…
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The reel deal

Posted by - May 1, 2018
At the peak of the 3D printing hype cycle a few years ago, UK company CEL launched its Robox desktop 3D printer. Tanya Weaver recounts this printer's journey to market…
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Role model

Posted by - March 20, 2018
Whether you're still in education or a few rungs up the career ladder, we could all do with inspiration to show us what is achievable and to gain an insight…
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