Day five of the TechNExt Festival offered a diverse range of events. Junior software developers and tech enthusiasts gathered in Newcastle for the Getting Started with Serverless workshop, exploring serverless technology and its benefits. In Durham, the AI Revolutionising Healthcare talk featured Dr. Ismail Ben Mabrouk from Durham University, discussing how AI can transform healthcare. Newcastle hosted We Pretended It Wasn’t Green, an immersive art project by James Stephen Wright, blending nature and climate data. Another event in Durham focused on AI for Journalists and Publishers, highlighting AI’s impact on the media industry. Startup enthusiasts learned about legal, accounting, and intellectual property basics at the Tech Startup Skills session in Newcastle. Employee wellbeing took the spotlight in an online discussion hosted by Opencast and Ward Hadaway. Exploring Virtual Production and Motion Capture Technologies brought insight into content creation at PROTO in Gateshead. The festival closed out in Middlesbrough where we examined the question ‘What is Technology Anyway?’.