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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The current approach to the use of data in the cultural sector is out-of-date and inadequate, suggests this February 2013 Nesta report by Anthony Lilley and Professor Paul Moore.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!  

What is augmented reality?

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
6 May 2013

Here’s the best introduction to the basics I could find: the wonderful Common Craft folk explain clearly, in this animated video, augmented reality. This is the transcript of the video they kindly provide for brilliant accessibility: “I think we can all agree that reality is pretty great. It’s what we experience through our senses like […]

Crowdfunding in the UK: codes of practice, and other risk management ideas

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
16 April 2013

The UK Crowd Funding Association (UKCFA) has just launched as a new trade body for crowd funding operators, with membership being conditional to agreeing to the code of practice. Says Arts Professional reporting on the establishment of the body: The code is aimed at protecting the growing number of investors, donors and businesses using the […]

The Touring Network’s Tourbook: a case study in digital development

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6 April 2013

The Touring Network (formerly known as Performing Arts Network, or PAN) have worked with AmbITion Scotland funds to develop Tourbook – an online social network for promoters and touring companies focusing on bringing work to remote geographical areas. Watch their fascinating case study to discover what implications and benefits and features the social network will […]

How To… Edit Video (video tutorial for beginners and intermediates!)

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
13 March 2013

A Guide to Editing Your Own Videos Today it is very easy to create videos and slideshows using software already provided by computer operating systems. With a little know-how, time and effort, you an create professional looking media projects that don’t require you to be a professional editor. When you buy a computer, you will […]

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