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Lost in Venice: How internet technology has transformed travel.


I recently had the pleasure of being in Italy for a week with my family, visiting Bologna, Ferrara, Verona, Padua and Venice. We had a great time. [7 Days]

Last night, the family decided to watch a film that included Venice in its storyline - Only You. Made in 1994, and starring Marisa…


Added by David Petherick on November 3, 2011 at 9:59 — No Comments

Audiences Experience the Future of Cinema with Emotional Response Technology

Audiences Experience the Future of Cinema with Emotional Response Technology



Introducing Biosuite, an experimental marriage of technology, content and scientific research that delivers a new kind of film viewing experience, in which the film content varies according to the emotional responses of the audience, detected by a discrete hand sensor.Biosuite is a collaboration between Belfast-based production…


Added by Gawain Morrison on February 24, 2011 at 16:50 — No Comments

Exciting things afoot for Muvizu in 2011

Well it's been a while since I've been on this talking about what we're doing but here I go again - with an update on last year and information on what's ahead for us this year. So sit back and relax. Are you comfortable? Then I shall begin.

To recap (for those not in the know), Muvizu is a free to download 3D animation software and collaborative… Continue

Added by Kerry Kasim on January 6, 2011 at 12:30 — 1 Comment

Google keynote at Think Digital Scotland to assess The Connected Kingdom

Think Digital Scotland, 9 November, Science Centre, Glasgow, is designed to encourage Scottish businesses to embrace new digital technologies which inspire their brand strategy, allow interaction with their clients and ultimately deliver business growth.

The Connected Kingdom report,… Continue

Added by Arvind Salwan on November 4, 2010 at 13:24 — No Comments

Google to give keynote at Think Digital Scotland & mates' rates offer for all 38minuters

Google is to give the keynote address at the inaugural Think Digital Scotland conference and exhibition, 9 November, at the Science Centre, Glasgow. Andrew Barke, Agency Industry Head, will speak on Embracing Digital Britain - the opportunities for Scotland Plc. He will consider the growing impact of the internet and the significant future developments across a number of key… Continue

Added by Arvind Salwan on October 11, 2010 at 21:00 — No Comments

Enabling Innovation India & launch of India Scotland Business Collaboration

ENABLING INNOVATION INDIA is a three year programme to help increase business for UK-India technology partnerships. Announced by Business Secretary Dr. Vince Cable in India in July 2010, it is jointly lead by the UKTI and the UK India Business Council (UKIBC) Technology Forum.

In a bid to support this and other B2B… Continue

Added by Arvind Salwan on October 10, 2010 at 15:21 — No Comments

FilmCamp Glasgow - BAFTA &

FilmCamp, Tues 28 Sept, GFT is supported by Creative Scotland, Skillset and Glasgow: Scotland with style. Free and open to all via registration on GFT site.

Firstly, BAFTA will be at FilmCamp Glasgow to meet attendees for a chat and some networking.

Secondly, here's some info for anyone who has asked about the… Continue

Added by Arvind Salwan on September 24, 2010 at 10:00 — 3 Comments

Creative Scotland support BarCamp Glasgow II

BarCamp Glasgow is back. Many thanks to those good eggs at Creative Scotland for supporting BarCamp Glasgow II, which takes place this Thurs, 9 Sept, from 5.30pm, at BBC (Pacific Quay), with drinks and networking to close the event. Hope to see you there.… Continue

Added by Arvind Salwan on September 7, 2010 at 13:30 — No Comments

FilmCamp - 28 Sept, GFT - open call to 400 creative types

Fancy making cinematic history (of sorts) by joining 400 people to attend Scotland's first ever FilmCamp (as far as we know), at 2pm, 28 Sept, at the GFT? Well, we're looking for willing presenters and attendees so here's how you can get involved. There are a few networks you can join for more info, including the Facebook group and… Continue

Added by Arvind Salwan on August 23, 2010 at 10:00 — No Comments

The Future's Bright ... if you are Chinese!

The Glasgow Harald a few days back did a strange thing - they congratulated Call-Me-Dave (aka The PM) for grovelling to the Indians, apparently acknowledging that we are now a 2nd rate world power relative to India. The world is changing and, according The Harald, we are being eclipsed as a world nation.

Another world report on The Torygraph told us that the US economy is in danger because of a growing trade deficit. Elsewhere we read that… Continue

Added by Dr John Sutherland on August 4, 2010 at 8:14 — 3 Comments

Creativity, Computing and Entrepreneurship- free workshops to get your StartUp off the ground

Girl Geek Scotland are hosting a series of three workshops this autumn aimed at helping women in Scotland turn an idea into a fully functional business proposal. These would be ideal for people who have a plan, but don't know much about business. Themes are:

1/ Creativity in Business

2/ Developing a Funding Strategy

3/ Negotiation

Check out the website for the full call for participation- and best of all, if you meet the criteria, places are fully funded. So, if… Continue

Added by Catherine Brown on July 13, 2010 at 9:35 — No Comments

We were at the Scottish Technology Showcase. Were you?

The Scottish Technology Showcase - an exhibition at the SECC that highlights, well, Scottish techonology - took place on 26 of May and we were there. Muvizu dusted off our exhibitor stall items and headed down to the SECC to show off our 3D character animation application.

It was a great day - we had a lot of interest and the guys manning the stall did a fanstastic job demoing Muvizu to the attendees. And best of all, we even got a mention on the BBC News site - so wins all around!… Continue

Added by Kerry Kasim on June 3, 2010 at 10:31 — 1 Comment

Shift Happens: ALT Shift Update

Good afternoon 38Minute-ers,

I just thought I should take a few moments to give you a short Shift Happens:ALT Shift Update.

We’ve all been busy in the Pilot Theatre office working away to make sure our third annual Shift Happens Conference (on the 5th and 6th July 2010) is the best yet. We are particularly proud of our speaker list, which now boasts a range of fabulous names from the world of Arts, Learning and Digital Technology… Continue

Added by Katherine Jewkes on March 24, 2010 at 17:03 — No Comments

Sheena was a punk rocker...

Ok, so our next big exciting programme - Age Unlimited Scotland isn't strictly just for digital bunnies and I can't take the credit for The Herald's coverage title, but we’d love to see some tech gurus come through with great ideas to improve the lives of older people – the only criteria to apply, apart from a… Continue

Added by Gillian Easson on January 5, 2010 at 14:51 — No Comments

Technology #fail

Recently uber blogging and climbing coach Dave MacLeod was in a car accident in the north of Scotland. He and the… Continue

Added by Darcie Tanner on September 9, 2009 at 13:30 — 3 Comments

Branding Talent: win £1,000 and potential commercial commission

Enter your seed idea, win £1,000 idea development money, and a potential commercial commission with Shop Direct!

Just-b. Productions have teamed up with Aegis, NESTA and Shop Direct for Branding Talent #2

Shop Direct is a massive (and massively successful) home shopping organisation that has moved online in a big way over the last few years. They are currently in the process of preparing to… Continue

Added by Greg Povey on August 10, 2009 at 13:02 — No Comments

Creative code graduates: pitch your idea for TV Platforms to win an industry placement

Pitch your idea for TV Platforms to win an industry placement and attendance to a BBC workshop

The BBC’s aim is to make available its TV and radio programming to everyone in the UK

We are looking to find talented individuals who combine great software skills with creative flair and who want to work with world-class content enhanced by the latest technological developments

The “creative code-swingers” will have skills in the latest web-programming code,… Continue

Added by Greg Povey on July 31, 2009 at 17:13 — 1 Comment

Lovelace Colloquium 2009

I've just got back from the Lovelace Colloquium held at Leeds University organised by Hannah Dee. The colloquium is an event for all computing students within the UK and included a series of talks from Gillain Arnold (IBM), Cornelia Boldyreff (Lincoln University), Julie Greensmith a.k.a. Dr Thrill (Nottingham), Eileen Brown (Microsoft) and Karen Groenink (Google).… Continue

Added by Kate Ho on April 17, 2009 at 0:00 — No Comments

Does what you own own you?

Limited Edition Print

Gary Hustwit, director of Helvetica, debuted his second feature film, Objectified, last week at the SXSW Film festival.

Objectified is a documentary in interview form with 30+ product designers. Each telling how they came up with their idea and little… Continue

Added by Darcie Tanner on March 25, 2009 at 13:00 — 6 Comments

Call to 'shut down' Street View....

A formal complaint about Google's Street View has been sent to the Information Commissioner (ICO).

Drawn up by privacy campaigners, it cites more than 200 reports from members of the public identifiable via the service.

Privacy International wants the ICO to look again at how Street View works.

"The ICO has repeatedly made clear that it believes that in Street View the necessary safeguards are in place to protect people's privacy," said… Continue

Added by Chris Eva on March 24, 2009 at 12:30 — 10 Comments

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