BBC Connected Studio is a yearlong innovation programme working across the 10 Product areas of BBC Future Media.
On 21 February 2013 we’ll be conducting a multi-site event in Glasgow, Salford & Cardiff for our Knowledge & Learning (K&L) Product.
The one day Creative Studio will provide structured insights into the innovation requirements of K&L – which can be reviewed within the… Continue
Added by Robin Cramp on February 6, 2013 at 13:16 —
Mint is awarding a scholarship of £4000 ($6000) to help a university leaver or recent graduate launch a business. We are looking for someone with a promising idea and the personal characteristics to turn it into a success.
If you win the scholarship, you will have two months to develop your idea, working in the entrepreneurial environment of Mint Digital.
At the end of this time the idea will remain 100% yours. We hope you'll want to…
Added by Angela Maguire on June 27, 2011 at 17:41 —
Social Media Unleashed 2 returns to The Lighthouse on 9 June, a free but registered event, which will focus on the traction of people and society, namely the potential of crowdsourcing and crowdfunding. There's an interesting line up of speakers so it promises to be a good, thought provoking event.
A bit of a scoop, there will also be a live link-up with New York, and the founders of the global phenomenon… Continue
Added by Arvind Salwan on June 3, 2011 at 15:21 —
Participate today live online with Creative Scotland's Edinburgh Corporate Plan roadshow.
Envirodigital are producing the webcast so we'll see you online… Continue
Added by Hannah Rudman on April 27, 2011 at 8:00 —
Thursday, April 14, 2011 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join Social Innovation Camp and Fleet Collective in Dundee for an evening of thinking about how we can use technology to tackle social problems.
You don't need to know anything about technology to take part; just an interest in making your world a better place.
It's a… Continue
Added by Donna Holford-Lovell on April 6, 2011 at 15:25 —
Added by Hannah Rudman on March 30, 2011 at 9:39 —
Ben Hammersley, Editor at Large of WIRED magazine will deliver the British Council’s annual lecture in Northern Ireland on Wednesday 23 March 2011. This event is now fully booked but you can Sign up for live streaming where you can ask Ben or the panel a question ahead of the lecture.
The lecture explores the impact of the internet on our lives. The…
Added by Jonathan Stewart on March 18, 2011 at 15:39 —
In the latest SmartBrief on Social Media, I’ve gleaned articles on everything from Charlie Sheen’s surge to 1.5 million followers on Twitter and his personal brand’s potential for marketers to a piece in MIT Tech Review online on Yobongo… Continue
Added by Arvind Salwan on March 8, 2011 at 8:00 —
Scottish Digital Network Panel - the independent review and recommendations are reported here
Added by Hannah Rudman on January 24, 2011 at 10:59 —
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 —
The MediaGuardian today reports
on the UK games industry's dismay at plans to create a gaming hub in - wait, you've guessed it - London.
Don't get me wrong, I'm not doubting the level of talent in London, but like many other commentators I do want to point out that it's not the centre of the earth. Dundee may have… Continue
Added by Nicola Sinclair on November 5, 2010 at 11:59 —
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
Added by Arvind Salwan on November 4, 2010 at 13:24 —
The Scottish Digital Network and Local Services – Invitation to Conference on Tuesday November 16
The Scottish Digital Network Panel
would like to invite you to attend a key event for all those interested in the future of Scottish media - The Scottish Digital Network and Local Services conference on 16 November. It is important that you register now in order to… Continue
Added by Arvind Salwan on November 4, 2010 at 10:14 —
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 —
, Tues 28 Sept, GFT is supported by Creative Scotland, Skillset and Glasgow: Scotland with style. Free and open to all via registration on GFT
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 Film4.com… Continue
Added by Arvind Salwan on September 24, 2010 at 10:00 —
With a week to go until the UK's inaugural FilmCamp, at the GFT on 28/9, here's the programme, so go make faces like this emotional avatar, one of the terrific talks we've lined up. Register to attend via GFT
Session 1: The Moving Image Landscape 2.00 – 3.00
What’s going on in Scotland, what’s getting made and how are people consuming moving… Continue
Added by Arvind Salwan on September 22, 2010 at 14:30 —
"Meetings are an addictive, highly self-indulgent activity that corporations and other large organizations habitually engage in only because they cannot masturbate" - Dave Barry
I don't do meetings any more. I used to do a lot of meetings. But not any more.
The change from meeting to tweeting
- where a series… Continue
Added by David Petherick on September 13, 2010 at 13:00 —
You know the route: you see an ad that sez, 'our client, an international blue-chip organisation, has immediate need for ...
' So, excited
, you send your details in and the trail goes cold.
Why? Because recruitment agencies are unregulated. Anyone can set themselves up and start phishing
. Phishing is using the web to gather-in details from people using a false premise. Pharming is to… Continue
Added by Dr John Sutherland on September 3, 2010 at 9:06 —
BETTER NET AWARDS:
Can you make cyberspace a better place?
Have you got an innovative idea to bring about positive change using the internet?The Better Net Awards is an exciting new programme from FirstPort, Scotland UnLtd and the Nominet Trust to provide individuals with funding and support to improve and encourage the development of a safe, educational and inclusive Internet.
Up to £5,000 is available to individuals to develop and lead Internet based solutions to the… Continue
Added by Paul Zealey on August 23, 2010 at 21:14 —
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 —