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Screens in the wild

Have you seen those screens at the Broadway? Not the cinema, the ones outside. They’re at the New Art Exchange too. The interactive ones. If you’ve seen them but don’t know what they’re about it’s this. Screens in the Wild is a collaboration between researchers at the Universities of Nottingham and London. There are four… Read More

Getting to Know Dan

[John_with_Beard writes: recently we put a call out for people who would blog for us on an occasional basis. We have enjoyed posts from Emma Louise Berry and Tara “Scarlett O’Harder” Rawson.  Now Dan gets his blogging started by answering some questions about himself. If you would be interested in blogging for us, write to… Read More

The Rest is Propaganda: Celebrating Alan Sillitoe

“Illegitimi non carborundum” , in literati Latin, or “Don’t let the bastards grind you down”, as Arthur Seaton, the anti-hero of “Saturday Night Sunday Morning” would translate into more local tones.  Arthur, the ‘angry young man’ of local author Alan Sillitoe’s 1958 era-defining novel, and his modern counterparts wildly roaming the streets of inner-Nottingham, was the… Read More

Creative Question Time

There’s a very special event coming up this week, and whether you’re a designer, a blogger, or any other type of creative business, you might well want to check it out. Co-hosted by our friends over at Creative Greenhouse, Creative Question Time will feature panellists from all over Nottingham’s creative industries, namely: Rob Pittam –… Read More

Special Feature Blog: Nottingham deserves it, please help us get it

In the “Give Away” section of the Autumn Statement late last November, the Chancellor announced that £100m would be available to create 100Mbps urban networks in 10 cities. The four “capital” cities (London, Cardiff, Belfast and Edinburgh) are automatically on the list. Although presumably Edinburgh’s position is not as secure as it was. As the… Read More

Technology on Trial

Friday morning at Galleries of Justice. In the dock? Digital legacies. Case for the defence: People like to leave their mark. We all like to think that we’ll be remembered after death, that our friends and family will want to leave messages – memories, photos, and so forth, on our Facebook profile, blog or website… Read More