In this seven step guide, we’ll be looking at the anatomy of a creative project. We’ll begin with the brief and idea generation, then look at how to capture that idea and turn it into a reality, the logistics of timelines and deliverables, and how to ensure the project achieves a happy and successful outcome.
It sounds too good to be true, but the old routine of slogging away at a screen for 8+ hours without a break as you ride caffeine spiked waves of exhaustion is making room for new and more intelligent working practices.
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Here’s a look at some of the top trending technologies for 2017 with a few unashamed sci-fi references to go with them.
It is an interesting time, with many of the highlighted technologies having huge crossover potential, leading to headlines such as Unity poaches Uber’s machine learning head to tackle AI in AR/VR and Google’s AI Can Now Translate Between Languages It Wasn’t Taught to Translate Between.
These technologies are already in our everyday lives, but their prevalence, and perhaps our awareness of them, is only in its early stages.
Without further ado, here is a summary of Gartner’s Top 10 Technology Trends for 2017 and our take on them:
1. Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Machine Learning
It is a fascinating time for VR developers and artists seeking new mediums, of which there is no shortage in Brighton. At the VR lab launch, which was part of the Brighton Digital Festival, I recognised musicians, mixed media artists, programmers, gamers, and representatives of companies exploring commercial and training applications. That is the beauty of VR, it is an open field, where corporates are turning to indies and cutting edge companies to provide them with the next great interactive experience who in turn are trying to discover just how far the boundries stretch. Continue reading
Virtual Reality has a growth curve pointing straight towards future consumer adoption. The most interesting developments are still happening on the periphery, and the VR scene is having its moment in Brighton.
Augmented reality has been silently waiting in the wings while Virtual Reality has been busy tap dancing on the global media stage. AR has appeared to be a technological advancement loaded with potential that hadn’t quite found its niche and was too busy being overshadowed by its big brother VR, until the release of Pokémon Go.
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