Emerging Technology Trends in 2016

During your crystal ball gazing exercises you may or may not have come across the Gartner’s Hype Cycle of Emerging Technologies. Keeping an eye on Gartner’s yearly report can be useful and interesting as it shows what stage of development emerging technologies are at – from conception to maturity and mass adoption. It has been used since 1995 to show the common pattern of “overenthusiasm, disillusionment and eventual realism” that comes with each invention and new technologies. It is often used by companies as a guide for when new technologies should be adopted for maximum impact and value. Continue reading

How to engage the unengaged and delight the disillusioned

How do we create innovative experiences and digital media campaigns that engage the unengaged by fusing emerging technology and art, 3D body scanning, 3D printing, or projection mapping? You name it and we might have an idea or two that are waiting for a nudge from you to be turned into reality.

This prezi below will give you a brief overview of how we cut through the digital noise.

Social Media Survival Kit for freelancers and small businesses

What if social media were superheroes? Who would be the Silversurfer, Rogue or Spiderman of social media?

In this prezi, you will find an overview of the main social media platforms for freelancers and small businesses, a few facts, figures, trends, free tools for managing, monitoring and evaluating your social media work, tips, tricks, to do lists based on best practice and years of experience in the field.
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Revolve 360° in time freeze style

What would you do if you could stop time and see a moment from all angles? For the first time in Brighton, 3Dify is offering people the chance to get an amazing 360 degree time freeze video of themselves during the Brighton Digital Festival and The Costume Games.

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Projection show in tribute to Lord Attenborough

The University of Sussex paid tribute to the late Lord (Richard) Attenborough on the first anniversary of his death (24th August) with a projection show screened onto the stunning Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts.

Attenborough Centre of the Arts
Projection show at the Attenborough Centre of the Arts; Photo credits: PA

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Brighton Maker Faire 2015 line up announced

If you haven’t been to the Brighton Mini Maker Faire yet, then where have you been for the past four years? This year, for the fifth consecutive year, punters coming to the faire will have the chance to play around with all sorts of crafts, electronics, felt making, mosaics, lego robotics, polymer clay, jewellery, glass fusing, 3D printing… you name it and I bet you will be able to find it.

Here is a day for your diary. Don’t miss it as you might regret it!

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Digital PR and the world of blue sky thinking

If you had a limited budget for marketing and PR (public relations), would you hire someone with a background in marketing, PR, social media, SEO (search engine optimisation), or digital communications? The lines between all of these disciplines are becoming more and more blurred with PR professionals being expected to be experts in social media, and digital communications managers to know everything there is to know in the world of digital…  Continue reading