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Digital 2013: watch on demand

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
29 May 2013

Our fabulous national conference Digital 2013 was held at the SECC on 25.04.2013, organised in partnership with Interactive Scotland and Scottish Enterprise. The keynote speakers and panel Q&A session are available here for on demand viewing! Conference Welcome – Alisdair Gunn, Project Director, Interactive Scotland Digital 2013’s opening address highlighted the pathway for the digital […]

Kneehigh theatre and the art of the app

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
29 May 2013

A mobile app is a digital platform – like any other stage it should hold up your art, not work against it, say the Cornish company’s Charlotte Bond and Chloe Rickard in The Guardian Culture Professionals Network, reproduced with kind permission. Kneehigh tell stories. Based in Cornwall, we create theatre on both epic and tiny […]

On big data and society: Kenneth Cukier, The Economist

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
20 May 2013

These reflections by Kenneth Cukier of The Economist, were published in The Guardian Media Professionals Network by Adam Davidi on Friday 12 April 2013: “Can you tell us a little bit about your role as data editor for The Economist? The position is a new one, but it stems from the idea that the new […]

The Rise of the Datavores

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
20 May 2013

This November 2012 Nesta report by Hasan Bakhshi and Juan Mateos-Garcia introduces the idea that the internet economy is growing, and so is the amount of data that it generates. Are UK businesses making the most of this data to innovate and grow? Or are they missing out on the opportunities of online data? A […]

Counting What Counts: what big data can do for the cultural sector

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
20 May 2013

The current approach to the use of data in the cultural sector is out-of-date and inadequate, suggests this February 2013 Nesta report by Anthony Lilley and Professor Paul Moore. “The sector as a whole and the policy and regulatory bodies which oversee it are already failing to make the most of the considerable financial and […]

How To… Upload Video (a video guide to watch!)

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
17 May 2013

This How To… Guide focusses on how to format and export video in the correct way so that it uploads in optimum quality to YouTube, Vimeo, Blip, or your  ownself-hosted solution. Watch part one, then choose whether you watch part two (YouTube), three (Vimeo), four (Blip), or five (self-hosting) depending on which video hosting platform […]

Augmented Reality: an introduction to AR – a masterclass on demand

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
14 May 2013

This masterclass, now available on demand, was an introduction  to Augmented Reality. What is AR? What are the opportunities of it? Why is it of use to cultural, arts and heritage organisations, practices and individuals? How can we use it to better deliver our missions, products and experiences digitally? Whatever cultural form you work with, […]

Augmented reality – will wearable computing help it take off in a big way?

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
7 May 2013

Sir Tim Berners Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web thinks that there is a third iteration of the web emerging: (web 3.0?!) big data, wearable computing, the internet of things, and 3D printing are all a part of the wave of emerging technologies that once again will disrupt where we’re at now and […]

Augmented Reality – participative experiences

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
6 May 2013

At the 2012 Turing Festival, AmbITion Scotland webcast the sessions. “Creating that Augmented Experience” was a great talk by Ambarish Mitra, of Blippar. Watch it here:

Augmented reality – video and 3D graphics examples

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
6 May 2013

These are examples of AR experiments that blend with reality. In a demo that drew gasps at TED2010, Blaise Aguera y Arcas demos new augmented-reality mapping technology from Microsoft.     and 3D graphics and sound, from Aurasma, starring Robbie Burns!  

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