Digital Culture

What does Digital R&D Mean in the Arts? What's The Value in the Arts Economy?

Leila Johnston | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK Tech
Leila Johnston

But there's another economy which does reward work which is exploratory in and of itself. "R&D in the arts" seems to be quite a new thing, inspired by the digital model, but not motivated by financial revenue. I worry about the arts taking on the mantle, because R&D and innovation are terms with such an overwhelming direction built in to them

Towards a 'Contemporary Creative Technology': How Dance and Tech Can Learn to Talk to Each Other

Leila Johnston | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Tech
Leila Johnston

I was very impressed with Rambert, and my response relates to my experiences of technology over the years - its 'experts', its attitude to women, its assumptions and working practices.

Amit Gupta: Entrepreneur Extraordinaire!

Ben Mirza | Posted 25.01.2013 | UK Tech
Ben Mirza

It is safe to say that Amit Gupta is a fan of photography; though obsessive fan would be more prudent.

The Digital Culture Revolution

Ben Mirza | Posted 12.12.2012 | Home
Ben Mirza

The world of digital publications, blogging and social networking offered me a place to share my thoughts and ideas, I soon realised that my writing was something I should be proud of, because people, from across the globe were giving me the confidence to pursue my passion with renewed vigour.

Using Data to Develop Society and Ourselves

Matt Churchill | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Tech
Matt Churchill

The notion of the Quantified Self is to take data from your every day activities to help map your behaviour to help you identify trends in the way you think, feel and act. You can then use this data to change your behaviour should you so wish.