Digital Technology

Building the Museums of the Future

Mark Whitby | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Tech
Mark Whitby

Digital technology has come to the rescue for all of us countless times. We can find that elusive new café on our smartphone maps; we can remove boundaries of communication through online translation; we can store all of our photos on safe and secure devices. Digital technology is now helping to solve a difficult but critical problem: how to safely preserve ancient heritage sites across the world.

Cloud Bridging The Innovation and Skills Gap

Doug Clark | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Tech
Doug Clark

For our economy to flourish again we need to stimulate innovation and have the skills to compete on a global stage and cloud can help enable this as it has a comparative low cost of entry compared with traditional methods.

Smartphones, Trolls and Social Black Holes: Why Technology Is Not the Enemy of Connection

Ileana Welte | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK Tech
Ileana Welte

Implicit in this sort of analysis is the suggestion that social connections exclusively formed and conducted online are somehow inferior to relationships offline - often tellingly described as 'in the real world'.

A Bright Future for Film

Adam Hamdy | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Adam Hamdy

Film is dead. Long live television. That's the bleak assessment of dozens of articles on film-making in the last couple of years. The truth is, there's never been a more exciting time to be a filmmaker.

Three Ways to Change Your Relationship With Digital Technology in 2014

Rohan Gunatillake | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Tech
Rohan Gunatillake

Whether it's email, social media or just getting our devices to work how we want them to, most of the time our relationship with technology feels like one of discomfort, stress or even anxiety...when was the last time you looked at your inbox with a sense of total peace?

A Brave New World: The Revolutionary Potential of Modern Technologies?

Ayesha Carmouche | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Ayesha Carmouche

The revolutionary impact of fast spreading digital and mobile phone technologies underpin an on-going conversation, yet to reach its conclusion. From the perspectives of non-violence and social development, optimists argue that a mass communication infrastructure enables campaigners to challenge the conditions of injustice and oppression.

Not Just Surviving But Thriving

Ian Spero | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Tech
Ian Spero

So here's the good news; the number of young people surviving life changing conditions (like cancer for example) is increasing. In fact in the UK the number has nearly doubled in the past decade, at least in part due to recent advances in the quality of medical science. So what's the bad news?

Helping Women from Low Income Backgrounds to Gain Digital Skills

Sinead Mac Manus | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Tech
Sinead Mac Manus

When I first met Silvana Gambini, who is in her fifties and worked as a careers adviser for 12 years, she had never considered using the internet to earn an income. Like many unemployed women, she used the web to look for work and stay in contact with friends and family through email and Facebook.

Comic Relief and Sidekick Studios Create New Innovation Lab

Nick Marsh | Posted 12.01.2013 | UK Tech
Nick Marsh

Comic Relief's success lies in its canny combination of entertainment and fundraising. Great entertainment from upcoming or much loved personalities has proved itself a potent counterpoint to the emotional, heart-tugging films about the issues.

The Future Is Digital: High Street Shopping Becoming Obsolete?

Melanie Hick | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Tech

More than 50% of all non-food transactions will be influenced by the web within 10 years while a third of retail space will be obsolete, a new survey ...

The Future Of Online Music: Top 5 Tools To Organise Your Playlist

Melanie Hick | Posted 07.11.2011 | UK Tech

On the train to work you’re plugged in to your iPhone. The livestreaming radio drops out as you head underground and you switch to your iPod. If you...